Youth Employment program

Smart, Skilled and Hired helps young people and local businesses in NSW.

Young people can become work ready or kickstart a fulfilling career by connecting to training, mentoring, work experience placements, and other support to build their skills and experience.

Local businesses that provide opportunities for young people benefit from access to job-ready employees with the skills and training they need for their businesses.

The program is open to young people (15 to 24 years) and businesses in Western Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter, New England/North West and the North Coast.

Download the Youth employment program fact sheet.

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    Information for young people

    Our program is open to young people aged 15 to 24 years in Western Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter, New England/North West and the North Coast.

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    Information for employers

    Employers who are interested in providing employment opportunities to young people are encouraged to register their interest with local service providers.