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yourtown Social Enterprises Traineeship - Runcorn area

Job no: 494963
Work type: Maximum Term (Full-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Kingston
Categories: Trades & Enterprises, Traineeship

yourtown Social Enterprises is looking for 8 young people who are enthusiastic about starting a career in Construction.

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:
• 21 weeks of paid industry experience
• Certificate I in Construction
• Assistance transitioning into full time employment following your traineeship

During this Traineeship you will learn a variety of construction skills such as kitchen and bathroom remodelling, cabinet installation, tiling, painting, wall construction and plumbing.

Who can apply?

• Young People aged 15 to 24;
• Must meet eligibility requirements for a Working with Children Check;
• Must be able to complete a National Police Check;
• Must NOT have completed a Certificate I in Construction;
• Not currently a full time student at TAFE, University or School;
• Be local to the 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 Pete Meares (SQW Operations Coordinator) on 07 3387 8800 or; or Theresa Mapusua (Youth Worker) on 0466 454 038 or

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

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.

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

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