Job cour­ses help up­skill can­di­dates

The Queensland Times - - NEWS -

SEV­ERAL projects to im­prove peo­ple’s skills and help them get into the work­force have been boosted by a $2.2 mil­lion state gov­ern­ment in­vest­ment.

The lat­est Skilling Queens­lan­ders for Work fund­ing round will help 362 Ip­swich lo­cals.

Ip­swich MP Jen­nifer Howard said it was part of the gov­ern­ment’s com­mit­ment through the suc­cess­ful Skilling Queens­lan­ders for Work pro­gram to sup­port job-seek­ers and em­ploy­ers.

“Most also of­fer an op­por­tu­nity to study for a na­tion­ally recog­nised qual­i­fi­ca­tion, up to cer­tifi­cate III level that open doors to new ca­reer paths for par­tic­i­pants.”

Funded projects in­clude: a Cer­tifi­cate II in Kitchen Op­er­a­tions, a Busy at Work course in busi­ness and a Cer­tifi­cate III in Early Child­hood Ed­u­ca­tion and Care.

Call 1300 369 935 for more in­for­ma­tion on the projects.

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