School-based Traineeships

To bridge the gap between the Creating Chances Youth Development Pathway and employment, we are offering Year 11 students (in 2023) the opportunity to join our facilitation and coaching team as a School-based Trainees.


Creating Chances offer to you

Creating Chances offers students a 2-year school-based traineeship, including:

  • 1 day paid work per week
  • Coaching and facilitation skills that can help young people in a variety of future jobs
  • A training and development journey supported by a dedicated Employment Pathways Coordinator


Student and School Criteria

Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply for a position with Creating Chances:

  • Enrolled in Certificate III Sports Coaching as a VET subject at their school, or be prepared to study a Certificate III Sport & Recreation online through the Australian Training Company, click here for more
  • Intend to complete Year 12
  • Have completed a Creating Chances Program from our Youth Development Pathway

    Click below for further information for students, Careers Advisors and parents.


    Partner Schools

    We currently have School-based Trainees completing their Certificate III in Sports Coaching with Creating Chances from the following schools:

    • Wadalba Community School
    • Northlakes High School
    • Wyong High School
    • Holroyd High School
    • Jamison High School
    • Prairiewood High School
    • Doonside Technology High School
    • Kanahooka High School
    • Chifley College Senior Campus
    • Armidale Secondary College

    Expression of Interest

    Please complete and submit the form below. 


    • Expressions of interest will close at in October 2024 (Term 4 Week 1) 
    • We will look to conduct face-to-face interviews between October and November.
    • Successful applicants will be advised before the end of Term 4 Week 6.