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WorkVentures is Australia’s oldest not-for-profit IT social enterprise helping people into work for over 35 years.

We operate our own businesses and offer a unique learning environment where trainees get their hands on real equipment, work on real projects and provide support to real customers.

Want to help fulfil a kid’s dream of getting a job?

  • Trade with us! Buy a PC, Support Subscription or Spare Parts
  • Hire our keen Trainees!
  • Contract with us for tech equipment repair and maintenance!

SERVICES

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I need a low cost, high quality computer

Why buy a refurbished computer? Because they are top quality machines donated by large corporates which we bring back to as-new condition and sell for a fraction of their original cost including free technical support!

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I need technical support

You need WorkVentures SafetyNet! Our keen IT support team are here Monday to Friday from 9am to 4:30pm ready to help you solve your computer issues. (Australian Eastern Standard Time & excluding NSW public holidays)

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My organisation has technology to donate

Have surplus computers, laptops or tablets? Thanks for thinking of us! We can arrange the collection from businesses with 20 or more to collect.

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My organisation needs commercial repairs

We specialise in the repair and maintenance of mission critical systems for commercial operations in the areas of telecommunications, security and POS systems and more.

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JOBS

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I need to find my first job

Do you want career options that offer study and practical experience without a HECS debt?

Our Traineeship Program combines paid work experience with a nationally recognised qualification and personalised support.

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I need entry-level staff

Don’t have time to wade through hundreds of resumes? Try one of our Trainees!

Hosting a young trainee is a simple, value-for-money program. We provide vetted candidates and provide ongoing support that will free up your time, help your community and save on business costs.

EDUCATION

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I need training

In a world where finding a job is often based on how many degrees you have attained, WorkVentures offers an alternative pathway based on work-based learning.

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I’m willing to share my skills

Are you looking to pay it forward now that you’ve established your own career? Do you have skills you’d like to share with others to give them a hand up? Mentor a trainee!

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My organisation needs training for our unemployed clients

Does your organisation help people find jobs? Do your clients need quality, industry relevant, work based training? This is our RTO’s specialty!

Our KickStart program trains young people in our own businesses with the skills to gain employment in the logistics and IT industries.

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ABOUT WORKVENTURES

Community Impact figures for 2016

  • We provided over 3000 refurbished PCs and laptops to Centrelink clients and NFPs
  • Our Call Centre Trainees fielded over 13,000 tech support calls from our PC user community
  • 29 workplace Trainees graduated with qualifications in IT or Business
  • 120 high school students spent one week with us for IT work experience
  • 14 migrants enrolled in our KickStart work-readiness program – over 50% gained paid employment
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