Young people need skills to increase their employment options and to make a successful transition from school to work.

Through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work programs, we offer training and support for unemployed or underemployed young people.

We’re committed to increasing workforce participation, driving job growth and improving work opportunities for young Queenslanders.

This service is for:
Children and Young PeopleSchools
It helps with:
LearningEmployment

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Gain the skills to get a job

Working with qualified professionals and volunteers, you’ll gain the foundation skills necessary to get involved in the workforce and your local community.

This training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

We deliver three programs as part of Skilling Queenslanders for Work:

 

Get Set For Work

We help you, through intensive employment and training assistance, to gain the skills and confidence to enter the workforce or go on to further training. You’ll receive training to complete a Certificate II or III linked to skills in demand in local industry. Learn more about Get Set For Work here.

Eligibility overview:

  • 15-19 years old*
  • Not enrolled in school OR enrolled at school but at risk of disengaging
  • A Queensland Resident residing within Beaudesert, Capalaba, Redbank Plains, Victoria Point and surrounding suburbs

(*QLD legislation applies – if under 16 years old, an exemption is to be obtained prior to commencement)

Delivered in: Redlands, Redbank Plains

 

Work Skills Traineeships

Our unique, entry-level traineeships support you to develop the skills, confidence and experience to compete in the job market. You’re supported by counselling and learning activities to prepare for a successful transition to work at the conclusion of the traineeship.

Available to: 15-25 year olds

Delivered in: Logan and Ipswich

 

Community Work Skills - Automotive

Passionate about cars and the automotive industry?! You may already know bits and pieces about cars – or maybe you’re keen to learn and get a start. Either way this course is for you!

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation is a course designed to give you a basic intro to the automotive industry at NO COST to you.

You will learn a range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical component and systems of light vehicles. What a great pathway to an automotive apprenticeship! We also provide youth work support and possible work placement opportunities.

Eligibility overview: 15-24 years old and no longer at school

When:

  • Intake 1: 12/04/2021 to 18/06/2021
  • Intake 2: 12/07/2021 to 10/09/2021
  • Intake 3: 13/09/2021 to 19/11/2021

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Time: 8am to 4pm

Delivered in: Eight Mile Plains (MTA Institute) and Kingston (yourtown)

 

Ready for Work

Through intensive employment and training assistance, we help you gain the skills and confidence to enter the workforce or go on to further training. 

Eligibility overview:

  • 15-24yrs old
  • Not enrolled in school OR enrolled at school but at risk of disengaging
  • A Queensland Resident residing within Capalaba and surrounding suburbs

Day: Friday

Time: 12noon-4pm

Delivered in: Capalaba

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