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    Skilling Queenslanders for Work

    Skilling Queenslanders for Work delivers courses in a supported learning environment where participants can access individual support tailored to their learning needs.

    Skilling Queenslanders for Work delivers courses in a supported learning environment where participants can access individual support tailored to their learning needs. Support includes classroom assistance to assist students in completing the qualification, real world work placement, combined with job readiness and assistance entering employment beyond the course.

    The program provides training to people who are unemployed, or under-employed in the labour market, as well as building the skills of young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, mature-age job seekers, parents re-entering the workforce, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including asylum seekers and refugees.

    Our training model combines weekly face-to-face training sessions with a Registered Training Organisation, hard copy resources and one-on-one support with a Vinnies Case Worker.

    Course duration depends upon the qualification undertaken and can range from 10 weeks up to 28 weeks with an average of three contact days per week.

    This training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. For more information about this, please see www.training.qld.gov.au/community-orgs/funded/sqw

    Through the support of the Queensland State Government, we are able to offer the program at no cost to eligible participants.

    Current SQW programs

    Skills for Working in a Commercial Laboratory (Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement (MSL20116)

    Where: Mt Gravatt / Holland Park
    Starts: 8 May 2018
    Length: 10 weeks / 3-4 days per week
    *Places still available*

    Develop the skills and confidence to work in a commercial laboratory in the food safety, construction, manufacturing, resources and environmental industry sectors.

    Learn in a supportive training environment and on-the-job during two weeks of work experience with an industry employer!

    To find out more information call us on 0427 219 310 or email education@svdpqld.org.au

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    Vinnies Pathway to Working in Retail and Tourism (Certificate II in Retail Services (SIR20216) with Additional Tourism Skill Sets)

    Where: Cairns
    Starts:  22 May 2018
    Length: 12 weeks / 3-4 days per week
    *Taking enrollments now!

    Learn the skills and develop the confidence to work in frontline retail and provide exceptional customer service.   With additional skill sets in Tourism on offer, this program provides an excellent foundation for working in the Retail or Tourism industries.

    On the-job training provided through work experience with an industry employer!  Vinnies Education Services will help you learn in a supportive training environment  and assist you to get work ready.

    This program is delivered in partnership with the DesignerLife, a registered training organisation.

    An Information session will be held on Thursday 10 May at 10.30am at Vinnies, 14 Spoto Street, Woree.  For more information contact Clare on 0429 630 994 or email: education@svdpqld.org.au

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    Vinnies Vocational Pathways (FSK20113 –  Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

    Where: Roma
    Starts: late May 2018
    Length : 10 weeks / 3 days a week
    *Taking enrolments now!*

    Boost your skills and confidence to re-enter the workforce with Vinnies Vocational Pathways program.

    Learn in a supportive training environment and on the-job during work experience with a local retail or hospitality employer.

    The program is designed to help you with:

    • reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills
    • digital literacy and employability skills
    • planning your next step whether it be further training, employment, or both!

    Funding is available for support costs including car licenses, other vocational tickets and protective clothing and uniforms.

    The program is delivered in partnership with a Registered Training Organisation Orion Training.

    To find out more information call us on 0427 219 310 or email education@svdpqld.org.au

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    Certificate II in Rural Operations (Get Set for Work)

    In late 2017, Vinnies celebrated the graduation of 7 young people from the Roma Get Set for Work program who completed a Certificate 2 in Rural Operations.  This was celebrated with a small ceremony in Roma attended by the students and their family and friends.

    We wish the students all the best in their future employment and education journey.

    Are you interested in undertaking accredited training with us and want to know if you are eligible? Contact  07 3010 1083 or email education@svdpqld.org.au to register an expression of interest.

    To find out more about Education Services, including volunteering and sponsoring opportunities, please email education@svdpqld.org.au.

    Interested in undertaking accredited training with us and want to know if you are eligible? To register an expression of interest contact  07 3010 1083 or email education@svdpqld.org.au

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    Meadowbrook
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    Roma
    Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

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