Skilling Queenslanders for Work closing 6 April 2017 (QLD)

Skilling Queenslanders for Work

The Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative represents a significant investment of $240 million over four years to support up to 32,000 Queenslanders into work.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work provides training to people who are under-utilised 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, women re-entering the workforce, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Targeted programs focused on skills development will be delivered by community-based organisations, local councils and school Parents and Citizens’ and Parents and Friends’ associations. Local community ownership of projects is a cornerstone of the initiative’s past success and will help to ensure future projects meet local skills needs and deliver positive skills development and employment outcomes for participants.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work is supported by a statewide regional network, working closely and forming partnerships with community organisations and local employers to determine local skills and entry-level industry and labour needs.

Read the fact sheet (PDF, 177KB) for an overview of the initiative.

For more information (source) see >>> Skilling Queenslanders for Work

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