There is a lot of buzz being generated about mining jobs after the announcement of a proposed 38,000 new Queensland mining jobs and now the Resources 101 course aimed at helping eligible QLD job seekers into the state’s booming resources sector.
Let’s take a closer look at the ‘Resources 101′ course and see what it’s about, who it will help and where they will be held.
What Is The Resource 101 Course?
Firstly, here is the announce of this free 5 week training courses:
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- Resources 101 Course To Help People Interested In Working In The Mining Industry Get ‘Job Ready’
- Training Courses With Be Offered Within A Fortnight Of The Mining & Gas Jobs Expos
- Course Will Be A free (500 funded places), Five Week Program
What Is Involved In The Course
The Resources 101 course is a pre employment program that will be run by TAFE Queensland.
Here Are The Course Modules:
On successful completion you receive ‘Resources 101 a Statement of Attainment’
TAFE Queensland recommend the completion of ‘CPCCOHS1001 A work safely in the construction industry (white card)’ in addition to this course (an extra cost).
Who Is Eligible For A Funded Place?
There will initially be 500 funded places available, and to be eligible you must fit the following criteria.
- be an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or a humanitarian refugee.
- 18 years and over
- unemployed or underemployed i.e. less than 15 hours per week
- not currently working, but seeking or intending to seek paid employment or self employment after completing the program.
If you are interested in completing this course, then you can register your interest and you will be contacted by a staff member from TAFE Queensland.
Where Will The Resources 101 Courses Be Held?
As mentioned earlier, these courses will be held at TAFE locations across the state. Here are 6 TAFE Instutes that will be running the course:
- Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE
- Gold Coast Institute of TAFE
- SkillsTech Australia
- Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
- Tropical North Institute of TAFE
- Wide Bay Institute of TAFE
If you want to know more about the Resources 101 course, you best option is to get to one of the Queensland Mining & Gas Jobs Expos and chat with the staff there who will be able to answer any of your questions.