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Work Placement

  1. 1. Building Bridges Changing Lives<br />
  2. 2. Student Welfare Services<br />Settlement Services<br />
  3. 3. Who is Australian Work Placement?<br />Peter Nicolaidis: <br />Training / Job Placement<br />Peter Kartabani: <br />Student Welfare Services<br />Amarjit Singh: <br />Migration<br />
  4. 4. Our Company<br />Australian Work Placement is a South Australian company which delivers a comprehensive array of settlement services to overseas students and migrants. Their first impression about South Australia is very important and would largely depend on how they are welcomed in our State. We are determined to make them realise that our State is the education hub of Australia.<br />
  5. 5. Arriving in Australia…<br /> Migrating to a new country can cause undue stress to Students, particularly those who come from diverse Social and cultural backgrounds. <br /> New arrivals may find that Australian attitudes (and Legislation) regarding gender roles and rights differ considerably from their own country of origin. <br />
  6. 6. Arriving in Australia…<br />Developing greater awareness and understanding of Australian social and cultural norms is an integral part of settlement. <br /> Information on gender roles, social practices, rights, privileges and responsibilities under Australian law may help entrants to adapt to a new life in Australia.<br />
  7. 7. Settlement Services<br />Social participation:<br />Arriving in a new country, often with limited understanding of English, some new arrivals need assistance to make social connections. Adapting to a new social environment can be a daunting task and entrants may lack the confidence to seek out opportunities for social engagement. <br />Entrants with low-level English language skills and those settling in rural areas can be particularly vulnerable to social isolation and possible discrimination. AWP can instil confidence in the individual to break down these social barriers enabling them to interact through a sponsored support network.<br />
  8. 8. Settlement Services<br />Airport Pick up Service:<br /> AWP personnel will be their to welcome you to Adelaide. They will pick you up from the airport and take you to your desired destination. We can organize temporary shared accommodation with people from a similar cultural background until you find permanent accommodation.<br />
  9. 9. Settlement Services<br />Accommodation:<br /> AWP can arrange suitable permanent accommodation which will be close to shops and transport with easy access to your College or University.<br /> In most cases homes come furnished, with multiple wet areas and good kitchen facilities. You may wish to share with other students from our data base<br /> AWP is affiliated with hostels for temporary and long term accommodation.<br />
  10. 10. Settlement Services<br />Drivers License:<br />AWPhas an accredited driver training program. This fully accredited driving course can open more job opportunities once you have completed it successfully.<br />Car Purchase Plan: <br />AWP has a second hand motor dealers license to sell cars. AWP members have the privilege to buy a car and pay in installments with no interest charged.<br />Insurance:<br />AWP can arrange all your insurance needs. <br />AWP reiterates that in Australia it is very important to have the appropriate insurance cover. <br />For as little as $12.50 per month you can have the peace of mind that your vehicle is covered.<br />
  11. 11. Settlement Services<br />Mechanical Workshop: <br />AWP has a fully equipped mechanical workshop which is available to all members. The workshop is licensed as a Mechanical workshop, Auto air-conditioning, tyre fitting and auto detailing<br />With over 20 years experience in the automotive industry we can ensure that purchasing and servicing your car will not cost you more than it should.<br />
  12. 12. Settlement Services<br />Finance:<br />AWP is associated with financial institutions ready to help migrants to achieve their financial goals.<br />Health: <br />New arrivals experience the<br />same challenges as other Australians do in accessing health care services including the limited availability of general practitioners (particularly bulk-billing Providers), dentists, optometrists, ophthalmologists and other medical specialists. <br />However, entrants may need additional guidance to understand the Australian health system, the role of Medicare and what services are available.<br />
  13. 13. Settlement Services<br />Interpreters: <br />AWP have members that are available to interpret at any time. This is a non for profit service so if you need an interpreter please let us know. <br />
  14. 14. Settlement Services<br />Finding Work:<br />AWP is a recruitment company that finds people jobs in their chosen field of expertise. AWP can assist you in gaining employment once you have received competency at a required level. While you are still studying, we have a variety of casual / part-time work on offer up to 20hrs a week. <br />
  15. 15. Settlement Services<br />Training:AWP can provide its members with all the appropriate advice and training necessary to get into various job vacancies. From the interview process to arranging their resume and character references. AWP will help them gain work experience vital for long term employment and help with mandatorycourse work experience.<br />
  16. 16. Settlement Services<br />Career Opportunities:<br />AWP can create life changing opportunities for skilled migrants. <br />AWP can help you set up your own business, work as a contractor or become a valued employee.<br />
  17. 17. Settlement Services<br />Government Services & Help lines:<br />AWP offers a comprehensive list of Government Services & Help lines for Students to access confidentially at their discretion. Included in this list are;<br />Counsellors<br />Migrant Help Lines<br />Parent Lines<br />Youth Lines<br />Depression / Anxiety Help<br />Community Support Lines<br />Family & Relationship Counselling<br />Physiologists<br />Home Support Programs<br />
  18. 18. Settlement Services<br />AWP is devoted to offering Welfare Services that will improve the wellbeing of every International Student and Migrant. <br />
  19. 19. Any Questions???<br />