ConnXtions – Training and Job readiness program





ConnXtions provides opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people to study, increase skills or embark on a new career path. Delivered as a holistic, wrap around support service that includes and celebrates family and children, this program is a great opportunity to expand your career and grow your knowledge. Delivered in partnership with the CIT Yurauna Centre, ConnXtions provides eligible students with a Community Services Certificate III. More information about the Yurauna Centre can be found here.

If you are interested in working with your community, advancing your skill set and looking to take the next step in your career, ConnXtions is for you. ConnXtions is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People living in the ACT. This program is delivered using a holistic service model, making it easier for you to participate in full. Northside will assist you with transport, supervision and activities for your children during study sessions and other additional support services. The Yurauna Centre will provide a safe classroom, qualified Indigenous teaching staff, and a fantastic learning environment.

The program includes:

  • accredited training in Community Services (Cert III)
  • wraparound support to assist families
  • onsite activities and supervision for children, while you are in training (four months – four years) with a clear focus on early education and Reggio Emilia
  • work experience and mentoring
  • transport to and from your training
  • job readiness support and mentoring

To find out more about ConnXtions contact the Northside team today.

For more information contact Rita on 02 6171 8000 

Connxtions is funded by the ACT government and delivered in Proud Partnership between:

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Reconciliation Action Plan

Our vision

Our vision at Northside for reconciliation is to embed a culture that cultivates respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-indigenous people by building trust, being inclusive and being accessible.

Northside’s Reconciliation Action Plan