Get work-ready with Sunnyfield


Have you left school?

School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES)

Our SLES program is designed to support people with disability aged 16+ transition from school to employment. Run 3 days a week over 48 weeks, SLES supports you to understand the responsibilities of being an employee, develop broader skills for life and provide travel training so you can independently get to work.

Vocational Plan

Develop an individual vocational plan, tailored to the supports you need

Skill-based Training

Individual and group skills-based training and development

Career Opportunities

Explore career opportunities through open and supported work placements

Why Sunnyfield

What you’ll learn

Employability Skills

Gain knowledge on the expectations and responsibilities of being an employee. Understand punctuality, workplace behaviour, goal setting and presentation.

Workplace Skills

Deep dive into teamwork, communication, time management, conflict resolution as well as the basics of numeracy and literacy so you can tackle any work task.

Travel Training

You will learn what transports options are available to you and how to safely travel from your home to your workplace with confidence and independence.

Work Experience

Put practice into play. Supported work experience gives you exposure to various work environments and roles, so you’re fully prepared before entering the work force.

Your path to employment starts here

Sunnyfield offers a Work Experience program to schools, colleges and specialist support schools for students with disability in Year 10, 11 and Year 12, aged 16-18 years. Work experience can have a number of benefits for people with disability, allowing them to build skills and display a positive attitude and eagerness to work in either open or supported employment.


Are you still a student?

School Work Experience Program

Our work experience program is designed to support school students with disability build skills and confidence as they start their journey to employment. Offered on a flexible basis to suit the learning calendar of students, the program supports participants to:

Commercial Environment

Work in a commercial environment on a variety of tasks

Build Responsibilities

Build an understanding of basic workplace practices and responsibilities

Be Mentored

Work alongside a team of experienced co-workers and be mentored in a professional work environment

Employment Pathways

Transition into Sunnyfield School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) program during or at the end of Year 12.

Gain Skills

Work experience opportunities

Have a question about SLES?

Start the conversation today

For more information about Sunnyfield’s SLES and School Work Experience programs, contact our customer service team.

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