The Slingshot Program – Resources

The Slingshot program is a self-employment pathways program designed to assist young people who have an interest in running their own businesses to learn relevant skills and to explore the opportunities presented by self-employment.

Slingshot’s target group of young people aged 18 to 24 years old who might otherwise not have the opportunity to establish their own enterprises included a particular focus on young people facing barriers to education and skills development and to employment. Below is a collection of manuals to assist you in running your own Slingshot program.

Agency Guide (1.02 MB)
Participants Guide (382.35 kB)
Mentor Guide (411.25 kB)
Lessons From Slingshot (352.73 kB)

July 2004


  • Dusseldorp Skills Forum
  • Equity Research Centre
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