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yourtown Workskills Construction Traineeships - Beenleigh Historical Village

Job no: 492407
Work type: Full Time Fixed Term
Location: Beenleigh
Categories: Trades & Enterprises, Traineeship

yourtown is a charity predominantly funded by the community. Employing over 700 staff across Australia, our services tackle some of the toughest issues facing children, young people and families - homelessness, family and domestic violence, mental health and wellbeing and youth unemployment. We are also the proud provider of Kids Helpline and Parentline telephone, email and web counselling services. At yourtown you will be part of the solution, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and we’ll do whatever it takes to help make that happen.

yourtown is looking for 8 young people who are enthusiastic about starting a career in Construction. This program is a Skilling Queenslanders for Work project which is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government. Participants will learn about the industry through hands on industry experience. You will be supported by a qualified Trainer and a Youth Worker.

During the program participants will gain 21 weeks paid industry experience; a Certificate I in Construction and assistance transitioning into full time employment following the traineeship. Trainees will work at the Beenleigh Historical Village where you will learn a variety of construction skills; such as project planning, minor construction and the refurbishment / restoration of the newly relocated heritage listed building at the Beenleigh Historical Village.

Who can apply?

• Young People aged between 15 and 24;
• Being ineligible for Australian Government employment services or assistance;
• Having accessed Australian Government employment services for more than six months and remain unemployed;
• Must not have completed a Certificate I in Construction;
• Not currently a full time student at TAFE, University or School;
• Be local to the Logan area;
• Permanent resident of Australia;
• New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Qld;
• Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Holder living in Qld; or
• Temporary Visa Holder living in Qld with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.

Contact: Pierre Barras, Youth Worker on 07 3387 8800
Closing Date: 7 August 2020

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