Step Up head out to gardens and golf

Mai-Wel’s Step Up Social and Communication Group went for a visit to the Hunter Valley Gardens and got to take part in Aqua and Putt Putt Golf.

The Social and Communication Group members all share the same goals; to build confidence and social skills while developing their stamina and endurance in a relaxed, social setting.

Communication is a fundamental employability skill for any industry sector. Being able to communicate with peers and team members ensures a cohesive and cooperative workplace with the added bonus of making new friends.

The group were able to practice this while exploring the Hunter Valley Gardens and also while taking part in the group activities of putt putt and Aqua golf. Everyone had a lot of fun and got to make some new friends at the same time.

A big thank you and shout out goes to Kieran and the staff at Hunter Valley Aqua and Putt Putt Golf for their excellent service and inclusive business. The participants enjoyed the beautiful surroundings of the Hunter Valley whilst challenging their hand eye coordination and golfing skills.

If you would like for information on Step Up, visit the School Leaver Employment Support page on our Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions website or contact us on (02) 4015 8400 or


Pictured: Tom mid-swing as he takes a shot at Aqua Golf. 

Pictured: Tom, Harry, Maddie and Liam standing in front of the Aqua golf lake, with golf clubs in hand. 

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