Employability Skills Training (EST) is the prepare element of PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire).

It provides young people under 25 the opportunity to enhance their employability through targeted training.  Participants do not need to do both blocks, and may do them in reverse depending on their own specific training needs.


NJL incorporate Virtual Reality Experience into our programs to provide participants a 4D environment where they can receive information on what EST is all about and how it can help them, hear testimonials from other participants and find out how NJL’s EST courses can assist them.

NJL is also trialing 3D Printing in some locations, bringing the future into today's classroom!

The EST Programs are split into 2 Blocks, Courses are face-to-face in a group of up to 20 participants and run for a total of 75 hours over 3 weeks.

Days: 4 Days a week

Time: 9:00am to 3:45pm

Weeks: 3

Lunch: Provided Daily

Block 1 - 10 Core Skills for Work

Focuses around equipping participants with pre-employment skills and understanding employer expectations.

Block 2 - Job Prep & Intensive Job Hunting

Focuses around Job Seeking Skills development; ensuring participants have a great and up to date resume, can write cover letters and prepare for Interviews.  This block also incorporates Enterprise Awareness; Visits out to employers or inviting guest speakers to talk about industry and employer expectations.

NJL is a Child Safe Organisation

Please click here to access our policies

and practices on how NJL ensure the wellbeing of young people and children in our services.



Northern Tasmania

Linda Smith- 03 6334 4966


North West Tasmania

John Braslin & Linda Smith - 03 6432 3211


Hobart & Southern Tasmania

Kristy Harrold - 03 6278 7873



Kim Homer - 07 4041 5607



Clare Davey - 07 4921 3107


Hannah Wake - 08 8983 3465


Lisa Moritz - 08 8285 4695


For a copy of our Service Delivery Plan please click here or for a plain text version click here