July 2018
Mid Coast Connect is a not-for-profit organisation striving to assist young people with their 
transition from school into further education, training and employment.
INFO SESSIONS COMING TO PORT & TAREE
Due to the success of our recent information sessions in Macksville and Kempsey, we will be holding extra sessions in Port Macquarie and Taree.  Like our Facebook page to be advised of upcoming dates.
NSW TRAINING AWARDS - MID NORTH COAST
Congratulations to   Mid Coast Connect school-based trainee Connor Slapp who recently attended the 2018 North Coast & Mid North Coast Training Awards at Opal Cove Resort in Coffs Harbour. 

Connor was nominated for the NSW Training Awards in the School-based Trainee of the Year category and was runner up. He is very proud of his achievements so far. Training Coordinator Allan Campbell said "Connor is the ideal trainee in all aspects and has been offered full time employment with Coastline Credit Union on completion of his traineeship."

Connor is currently undertaking a Certificate III in Information & Digital Media Technology hosted by Coastline Credit Union. 

Mid Coast Connect are proud partner with Coastline Credit Union in the provision of traineeship opportunities for young people.

If you'd like to discuss how an apprentice or trainee could help your business, talk  to our specialist Apprentice/Trainee Coordinators today.
Contact Ingrid Hughes
- 0447 766 899 
Coffs Harbour & Nambucca Valley 

Contact Allan Campbell - 0427 771 448
Port Macquarie, Macleay, Hastings and Manning Valley 
EMPLOYER PROFILE - LV'S ON CLARENCE
Mid Coast Connect provides opportunities for youth in our local community through the coordinaton of work placements for students studying Vocational Education & Training (VET) courses. These students must undertake a minimum of 70 hours in industry to successfully complete their HSC and graduate with a nationally recognised VET qualification
 
If you feel like offering some hands-on experience to a student we'd would love to hear from you!

A HUGE Thank You to LV's on Clarence for their continued support of the Work Placement program.
EMPOWERING YOUTH
Our Links to Learning program aims to improve student engagement with their learning. This term's program has been hosted at Hastings Secondary College - Westport Campus. Students have participated in a variety of learning including sessions with  Craig Burman, trainer of the Empowering Youth Program
Even Mr Kirkland, the Deputy Principal got in on the action!


SUPPORT FOR TRAINEES
Give Me 5 for Kids
This month Mid Coast Connect participated in the Give Me 5 for Kids fundraiser. Money raised is donated to help provide our local community with aid and support to sick children and their families in times of need.
FOR SALE - MID COAST CONNECT FLEET VEHICLE
VERY LOW KMS!

2015 Ford Ecosport
Only 15 500kms 
Registered until April 2019
Manual 
Available now in Port Macquarie

$13 000

Call Jenny 
 0418 624 342
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Mid Coast Connect offices
Port Macquarie

Coffs Harbour 

Kempsey 

Taree 

6583 5910

6653 2900

6562 5314

6551 5463