Helping people thrive by enhancing their Employability Skills

When you or your loved one joins Becoming a Worker, you’ll learn to upskill and develop capacities that will help you land a job. The Becoming a Worker program covers multiple learning areas in employment, independence, and self-awareness.

What You Get

During the duration of the course, Participants can learn the following:

  • Ability to capture and record critical information about their development
  • Develop a clear road map of progress
  • Ability to track individual progress along with identifying areas for improvement

After completion of the course, Participants are expected to be ready to enter the workforce because they have:

  • Hard and soft employment skills
  • Increased independence skills
  • Increased confidence
  • Developed an aspiration for employment

What our Participants say

“The Becoming a Worker course is fun and engaging. I like all the different types of activities that I can do.”


“I love working on the Becoming a Worker course with my friends. I want to get a job and this course is teaching me lots of skills I can use.”


About Us

Drawing on nearly 40 years of experience of connecting employers and job seekers with a disability in the Australian Job Market, The Essential Foundation has developed an online program which offers wonderful benefits for:

  • People with or without a disability who aspire to enter the workforce (Learn more)
  • Parents/Carers who seek to secure the best result possible for their young person’s funding (Learn more)
  • NDIS, Transitions to Work (TTW), Disability Employment Supports (DES), Employment Supports Providers committed to delivering the best outcomes possible for their Participants. (Learn more)

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