ROPER Gulf Regional Council is celebrating a great outcome of its Community Development Program (CDP) in Borroloola, seeing strong participation in local training opportunities by job seekers to prepare for local employment.
The goal of the Community Development Program – a federally funded work-for-the- dole scheme for remote communities – is to support, assist and service CDP job seekers by providing a package of support that includes a combination of vocational and non-vocational training, essential skills training, assistance to overcome personal barriers to employment, job search assistance and ongoing support.
Recently, CDP job seekers in Borroloola completed training to receive their White Card, Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry.
The training was delivered by senior lecturer Alvin Tan from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, with a total of 26 participants in the training, made up of CDP job seekers, Mabunji staff and council municipal staff.
Of these 26 participants, 19 CDP job seekers went on to begin a Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, also delivered by Alvin Tan, to further develop their skills and expertise to operate and work on a civil construction plant.
Roper Gulf Regional Council said they would like to congratulate all participants involved in this course…
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