Inner Northern Local Learning and Employment Network (INLLEN) is an independent community organisation which develops partnerships and strategies to support young people across Darebin, Merri-bek and Yarra to successfully move from school to further education, training and employment.    

Key Initiatives & Programs

Vocational Mentoring Exchange (VME)

VME recruits, trains and supports vocational mentors from all walks of life to assist young people from the inner north of Melbourne in their career transition journey.

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Industry Speaker Bank (ISB)

Industry Speaker Bank is a ready resource of local professionals from varied backgrounds, job roles and career pathways prepared to speak with young people about their career journey.

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Real Industry Job Interviews (RIJI)

Real Industry Job Interviews provides young people with the skills, knowledge and confidence to take on the current job market.
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Pathways to Creative Industries Project

What do young people interested in the creative arts need to know about working in the creative industries?
The Pathways to Creative Industries project is a co-designed COVID recovery strategy with students from the NCAT Technology and creative industry professionals.

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Merri-bek TAC L2P Program

The Merri-bek L2P Program assists disadvantaged young people to gain the 120 hours of driving experience required to gain their Probationary Licence, and to become good safe drivers.

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Youth Enterprise Hub (YEH)

The Youth Enterprise Hub has been established to promote awareness of youth enterprise, trial entrepreneurial curriculum, and (with the assistance of the wider community of Melbourne's inner north) support enterprise implementation in schools.

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Jobs For Youth (JFY) Careers Hub

The Jobs for Youth Careers Hub includes local jobs data, an entry-level job searching tool, employment opportunities and a range of youth-specific career events and activities.

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Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) is on-the-job training that allows students to develop their work skills and understand employer expectations. SWL is available to students undertaking a VET program as part of VCAL or VCE studies.

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We have assembled a range of online video resources, career education resources and localised jobs data to support educators, parents and students and their learning communities.

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