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School Transition to Employment Program (STEP)

Would you like to participate in Work Experience or a School-Based Traineeship within Good Samaritan Industries?

Would you like to participate in Work Experience or a School Based Traineeship within Good Samaritan Industries?
The Options School Transition to Employment Program (STEP) has provided almost 300 Year 10 to 13 students with disabilities with the opportunity to gain valuable work skills in a supportive environment. As a result, many students have transitioned into supported paid employment or School Based Traineeships within Good Samaritan Industries or have been supported to find employment with other employers.

Work Experience is offered in the following areas:

  • Good Sammy’s Retail stores (Perth and Regional)
  • Recycling Plant in Canning Vale
  • Administration in Canning Vale
  • Hospitality in Canning Vale (Canteen)

If you are interested in participating in STEP, please complete the Expression of Interest Form below.

STEP Expression of Interest Form



Would you like to gain a recognised Australian qualification and be employed 1 day per week while still at school?

Good Samaritan Industries partners with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to provide School Based Traineeships to eligible students participating in STEP. Employment is offered for the 12-18 months duration of your traineeship. Upon completion of your traineeship and employment with us, you will be offered the opportunity to connect with programs that will help you access mainstream employment to continue your employment journey.

We have the following School-based Traineeships available:

  • SIR20212 – Certificate II in Retail Services
  • TL121616 – Certificate II in Warehousing Operations
  • BSB20115 – Certificate II in Business

For more information on School Based Traineeships please see the attached flyer or contact the STEP office on 9463 0562 or email step@gsi.org.au

School-Based Traineeship Flyer


Get a head start in YOUR training and career!

GSI is offers ten scholarships of $1,000 each year to assist students in Years 10 to 13 with a disability to access further training and/or employment opportunities.

Previous recipients of the Scholarships have used the funding for course fees and associated costs, as well as to purchase assistive technology to commence and complete further training or education. The education and training has varied across a number of fields that include Trade, Business, Science, Horticulture and many more.

Nominations close in September with the scholarships awarded in December of every year.

To nominate, please download the Nomination Form below.

Scholarship Nomination Form

If you would like to discuss any of our services for Students, please contact us on (08) 9463 0562 or email step@gsi.org.au.