Skilling Queenslanders For Work

What is Skilling Queenslanders for Work?

The Queensland Government funds training and support through Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) for unemployed or underemployed people, with a focus on:

  • young people (including those in and transitioned from out-of-home care)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • people with disability
  • mature-age job seekers
  • women re-entering the workforce
  • people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Employers can capitalise on these training programs. You’ll have the opportunity to hire engaged and work-ready job seekers plus access financial incentives offered by both federal and state governments.

Other Incentives include:

BUSY At Work also offers FREE Recuitment Services to hire an apprentice or trainee.

Upskilling Queensland job seekers with Skilling Queenslanders for Work

Available Skilling Queenslanders For Work Courses

Ranging from 2 to 12 weeks, BUSY At Work is delivering the following Skilling Queenslanders for Work Training Courses in Brisbane CBD, Ipswich, Emerald, and Gold Coast. Click on the respective link for more information and details on how to apply.

Rising Stars – Certificate II in Hospitality – Brisbane CBD

Duration: 10 weeks training (theory and practical)

Program dates:

  • August 2017 – Underway
  • October 2017
  • January 2018
  • April 2018

Visit our Certificate II in Hospitality Course for more information and how to apply.

Rising Stars – Certificate II in Retail – Ipswich

Duration: Up to 12 weeks training (theory and practical)

Program dates:

  • August 2017 – Underway
  • December 2017

Visit our Certificate II in Retail Course for more information and how to apply.

Get BUSY – Get Ready for Work – Emerald

Duration: 2 weeks employability skills training

Program dates:

  • September 2017
  • November 2017
  • January 2018
  • April 2018

Visit our Get BUSY – Get Ready for Work Course for more information and how to apply.

Get BUSY, Get Fit – Get Ready for Work – Gold Coast

Duration: 2 weeks employability skills training

Program dates:

  • September 2017
  • November 2017
  • January 2018
  • April 2018

Visit our Get BUSY & Get FIT Course for more information and how to apply.

Women in Construction – Certificate I in Construction – Yatala

Duration: 12 weeks training (theory and practical)

Program dates:

  • September 2017
  • October 2017
  • January 2018
  • April 2018
  • June 2018

Visit our Certificate I in Construction Course for more information and how to apply.

For​ more information on other SQW courses run across Queensland, you can search the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Project Map or contact the Department of Education and Training direct by emailing training@det.qld.gov.au​​​ ​​or phoning 1300 369 935.​

This training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

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