Most employers expect young people to have some skills and experience.
Identifying your skills/gaining skills are an important part of the pre-employment process.
Employability skills are generic skills used in all jobs that employers seek in young people – youth central has more information.
The Job Guide has sections that can help you identify your skills and a careers advisor can also assist in this.
Gaining skills though formal training such as a VET course is important.
You can also gain skills in the workplace through employment, volunteering or work experience.
To find out more about gaining skills click here