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Upskilling Programs

 

Looking for a short course to kick-start your career?

Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) programs are a set of short upskilling courses that are funded and supported by the Queensland Government. These training programs are perfect for people who are unemployed or under-employed, re-entering the workforce after a little while or disadvantaged job seekers.

The training not only provides you with the skills and confidence you need to land a job, it also provides financial incentives to employers if they hire you, putting you to the top of the call back list!

INTERESTED IN OUR COURSES? 

Scroll below to fill in the form and express your interest.

Alternatively contact details for specific courses below can be found on each flier.

Available NO-COST Short Courses

Ranging from 2 to 20 weeks, The BUSY Group deliver the following Skilling Queenslanders for Work courses across different regions in Queensland (please note, eligibility criteria applies):

GET BUSY IN ENGINEERING – IPSWICH
Commences June 2022 – Limited Places!

If you enjoy working with tools or have a knack for mechanics, this course is for you. You will gain a Certificate I in Engineering, get career mentoring support and find out about career pathway options.

Find out about more – DOWNLOAD FLIER (PDF) 

GET BUSY IN CONSTRUCTION
– OAKEY, Commences 30th June!

Learning on-site in Oakey, this course is suitable for persons aged 15 plus who are looking to start a career in Construction. Further eligibility criteria applies.

Find out more – DOWNLOAD FLIER 

GET BUSY BARBERING
TOOWONG – COMMENCES 20th JUNE

Gain workplace skills and learning modules from your 1st year apprenticeship in Barbering.

You will also be given tools for the trade and career pathway development and advice.

Find out more – DOWNLOAD FLIER (PDF)

GET READY FOR WORK – IPSWICH
COMMENCES 20th JUNE!

Learn the skills that employers and industry are looking for and how, combined with your current skills, we can help you to land a job!  LIMITED PLACES – ENQUIRE NOW!

Find out more – DOWNLOAD FLIER (PDF)

RISING STARS IN HOSPITALITY – BRISBANE
Commences 27th June 2022

Our graduates are sought after by major hospitality employers. Learning on-site, this course will start your career in hospitality. 

Find out more – DOWNLOAD FLIER

BUILDING FOUNDATION SKILLS
SOUTHPORT – COMMENCES 27th June

Prepare to enter or re-enter the workforce! With a focus on digital skills and other soft skills expected in the workplace, this course will link participants with career opportunities within Business, Retail Services, Community Services.

Find out more – DOWNLOAD FLIER (PDF)

GET BUSY IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY – COMMENCES August 2022

If you’re a bit of a ‘tech-head’ this course is for you! Gain the entry level skills to start your career in technical support for Information Technology, including computers and mobile phones.

Find out more – DOWNLOAD FLIER (PDF)

This training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. For more information about Skilling Queenslanders for Work, head to their website here.

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Following the recent Queensland Health advice, a number of BUSY At Work offices will be temporarily closed in the Greater Brisbane Area from 5pm Monday the 29th March and will not reopen until after the Easter long weekend on Tuesday the 6th of April, 2021. Click here for list of offices affected. We will be taking calls until 8pm Thursday 1st  on 13 28 79 should you wish to speak with one of the team.

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