Heavy Industry & Trades – Multi-Skills Program

Get ready to change your future…

The Heavy Industry and Trades – Multi Skills program has been developed by local employers to provide job seekers with the skills needed to gain employment in sectors where there is strong industry demand for workers.

The program will be delivered in Port Pirie and provide job seekers with a diverse range of skills, experience and support across a range of trade and heavy industry sectors, to ensure the region has pool of work-ready people to meet the current and future workforce needs of these sectors. Job seekers who successfully complete the course will have the skills required to commence entry-level positions including labourers, operators, apprenticeships, traineeships and trades assistants.

Who can apply?

Job seekers living in Port Pirie, Southern Flinders, Mid North or Yorke Peninsula who are:
• Unemployed and registered with a jobactive, ParentsNext or Transition to Work provider, or
• Unemployed and not registered with an employment service provider

School students are not eligible to apply.

What will the course offer?

This unique program gives you the opportunity to gain skills across four industry streams:
• Engineering
• Electrical/Renewables
• Construction
• Civil and Mining

It will incorporate accredited training and tickets, combined with programs such as vehicle maintenance, budgeting and finance, cooking on a budget, working and living remotely, drug and alcohol awareness, industry visits and work experience.


Download the Course information here (2019 course-brochure)

The program is delivered full-time over 20 weeks, with the second intake commencing in 2020

How do I apply?

More information will be available soon.