Workforce programs - Current Programs

Welcome at Acacia Ridge

Commencement: October 2019
Completion:
October 2020
Applications close:

What is Welcome at Acacia Ridge?

This Skilling Queenslanders for Work project is an opportunity for women returning to work and disadvantaged jobseekers to earn a certification and gain a direct care position in aged care, disability services or with other community service providers.

What do you gain from this course?

  • Certificate III in Individual Support
  • First Aid & CPR courses
  • Critical employability skills with a wealth of real-world industry skills
  • Support and assistance from experienced industry leaders
  • A Participant Support Officer (PSO) to guide you through support services, including coaching, learning support, mentoring, counselling, assistance with licensing and transport, and referrals to specialist services
  • Accredited and non-accredited foundation, life and employability skills training
  • Intensive job search training and post-course participation support
  • Assist Clients with Medication skill set

Who are we looking for?

All of the SQW participants are required to meet eligibility criteria. The target demographic for Welcome to Acacia Ridge is the following:

  • Mature aged
  • Women returning to work
  • Indigenous and Torres Strait Islanders


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Skilled UP - GROW - Caboolture

Commencement: October 2019
Completion:
June 2020
Applications close:

What is Skilled UP - GROW?

Skilled UP - GROW is a Skilling Queenslanders for Work project that aims to engage young, Indigenous and long-term unemployed members of the Toogoolawah and Esk communities through horticulture. The project offers participants the opportunity to attain a Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management and develop high quality work skills that will see them gain long-term employment and community engagement skills.


What do you gain from this course?

  • Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management
  • Recognised training in First Aid and CPR
  • White Card certification
  • “Farm Ready” online program
  • On-the-job training, skills development and a structured work preparation program
  • Career guidance tools including resume preparation and employability skills training
  • Cooking class
  • Personal finance assistance workshop
  • Drug and alcohol awareness workshop
  • Mental health assistance workshop


Who are we looking for?

All of the SQW participants are required to meet eligibility criteria. The target demographic for Skilled UP - GROW is the following:

  • Youth
  • Indigenous and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Long-term unemployed jobseekers


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Skilled UP BUILD/GROW - Logan

Commencement: October 2019
Completion:
October 2020
Applications close:

What is Skilled UP - BUILD/GROW?

Skilled UP - BUILD/GROW engages young people from various backgrounds across the Logan region in a 20-week construction project, followed by a 20-week horticulture project. The program encompasses on-the-job training, skills development and a structured work preparation program for participants to eventually attain a Certificate I in Construction or Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management. Skilled UP - BUILD/GROW develops strong values and employability skills that lead to long-term job opportunities in the construction and horticulture industries.

What do you get from this course?

  • On-the-job training and skills development with a structured work preparation program
  • Certificate I in Construction or Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management, as well as long term employment opportunities in the construction and horticulture industries
  • An opportunity to experience real construction or horticulture work
  • Development of industry skills, life skills, and career guidance necessary to secure and maintain employment
  • Resume and interview preparation, portfolio preparation, and employability skills training
  • Cooking class
  • Personal finance assistance workshops

Who are we looking for?

All of the SQW participants are required to meet eligibility criteria. The target demographic for Skilled UP - BUILD/GROW is the following:

  • Youth

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Skilled UP BUILD - Dalby

Commencement: October 2019
Completion:
October 2020
Applications close:

What is Skilled UP - BUILD?

Engaging young people from a variety of backgrounds in Dalby, Skilled UP - BUILD earns participants a Certificate I in Construction through a combination of on-the-job training, skills development and a structured work preparation program. The aim of the program is for the 28 participants to achieve long term employment and quality work skills within the construction and engineering industries.

What do you get from this course?

  • Certificate I in Construction
  • On-the-job training and skills development with a structured work preparation program
  • An opportunity to experience real construction work in a construction site environment
  • Development of Industry skills, life skills, and career guidance needed to secure and maintain employment in construction or engineering.
  • Resume and interview preparation and employability skills training
  • Cooking class
  • Job hunting skills and mock interviews
  • Personal finance assistance workshops

Who are we looking for?

All of the SQW participants are required to meet eligibility criteria. The target demographic for Skilled UP - BUILD is the following:

  • Youth

See if you are eligible for the SQW Skilled UP - BUILD program or future programs.

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