As young people set out to find employment or create self-employment they need skills that will help them to transition from the world of education into the world of work. ReadytoWork provides learning material that will help young people develop work skills, people skills, money skills and entrepreneurial skills. Young people can select their own learning pathway depending on individual needs and complete the learning online using computer, tablet or mobile platforms.

Facilitators can register to access learning material and resources required to support young people on their journey.

If you want to find out more or access the ReadytoWork resources, you will have to register as a ReadytoWork user.

Below, you can see the topic titles that are included in each module.

Work skills
  • The world of work: How to get in and stay in!
  • Creating a CV you can be proud of
  • Identifying, pursuing and getting what you want
  • Interviewing the right way

People skills
  • Developing effective people skills
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Understanding emotional intelligence

Money skills
  • Spending and saving wisely
  • A step-by-step guide to creating your own budget; and sticking to it
  • Understanding and using credit to your advantage

Entrepreneurial skills
  • Considering self-employment
  • Key things new business owners should know about the marketplace
  • Setting up your business

Find out more about how ReadytoWork learning works with the ReadytoWork Learner Guide, which covers topics like:

  • What is ReadytoWork?
  • What can I learn from ReadytoWork?
  • How do I get started as a ReadytoWork learner?
  • How much learning time am I committing to and how much time do I have to complete it?
  • How does e-learning work?
  • How and when should I complete ReadytoWork learning?
  • Are there activities and assessments and do I need to complete them or pass them?
  • How does this e-learning portal keep a record of my learning?
  • Can I use my mobile phone or tablet to access ReadytoWork?
  • What do I get when I complete ReadytoWork learning?