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yourtown Social Enterprises Traineeship – Deception Bay Area

Job no: 494264
Work type: Maximum Term (Full-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Deception Bay
Categories: Traineeship

yourtown Social Enterprises Traineeship – Deception Bay Area

• No experience required, car and Licence not essential but preferred
• Must have an interest in Landscaping and Horticulture
• 12 month paid traineeship!

yourtown Social Enterprises is looking for 2 young people who are enthusiastic about starting a career in Landscaping and/or Horticulture.

Here is your opportunity to learn more about the industry through hands on practical experience combined with wrap around training provided by yourtown Social Enterprises. You will be supported by a qualified Trainer and a Youth Worker to help you develop your skills and experience!

Program Information

During the Traineeship you will gain:

• 12 months of paid industry experience;
• Certificate II in Horticulture
• Assistance transitioning into full time employment following your traineeship

During this Traineeship you will learn a variety of hard / soft landscaping and horticulture skills such as Grounds maintenance & Parks Maintenance - which will include mowing, brush cutting, etc.

Who can apply?

• Young People aged 15 to 25;
• Must meet eligibility requirements for a Working with Children Blue Card;
• Must be able to complete a National Police Check;
• Must be fully vaccinated (Covid Vaccine);
• Must NOT have completed a Certificate II in Horticulture;
• Not currently a full time student at TAFE, University or School;
• Be local to the Deception Bay 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.


If you are interested, please contact Darrin Brushe (Social Enterprise Coordinator) on 0466 443 755 or

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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