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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. (Other eligibility rules apply).

    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

    Vinnies Ready for Retail Cairns – August 2021

    • Earn a nationally accredited qualification and develop the confidence to work in frontline retail and provide exceptional customer service!
    • Intakes commencing August in Manunda, 10 weeks part-time
    • Open to those over 15 (and not at school), unemployed, a resident of Queensland, and have the right to study and work in Australia
    • Applicants without an existing qualification or with an old qualification, and needing to retrain are prioritised.
    • Vinnies will assist you to get work-ready with Transport, uniform and other supports available.
    • This program is delivered in partnership with The National Retail Association (RTO registration code 0712)
    • Proudly funded and supported by the Queensland State government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative

    Vinnies Traineeship in Retail Northern Queensland March 2021

     Jumpstart your career in retail with a 20-week PAID Work Skills Traineeship in Retail with Vinnies in (Mt Isa and Townsville)

    • Complete a SIR10116 Certificate I in Retail Services and learn on the job.
    • Develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to achieve long-term employment.
    • One traineeship available in Townsville commencing March 2021
    • Develop the confidence and skills to achieve long-term employment in a supportive environment
    • Open to those over 15 (and not at school), unemployed, a resident of Queensland, and have the right to study and work in Australia.
    • Applications now open
    • This program is delivered in partnership with The National Retail Association (RTO registration code 0712)
    • Contact us on 3010 1083 or email education@svdlqpd.org.au for more information
    • proudly funded and supported by the Queensland State government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative

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    Meadowbrook
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    Roma
    Monday - Friday 9am-5pm