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Training and professional development

May 28, 2020
Civil works training program set for another round

Civil works training program set for another round

The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland is offering a new round of its Trade Ready training program next month. The Trade Ready program combines a Certificate II in Resource and Infrastructure Work Preparation along with other competencies such as Working in Confined Spaces. The program, including work placement, is held over a seven-week period. “The civil… ...

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May 27, 2020
Register for critical minerals seminar

Register for critical minerals seminar

Queensland’s potential as a source of critical minerals is being put under the microscope this week. A Geological Survey of Queensland virtual seminar is being led by Professor Rick Valenta from the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute who said the group of minerals were under-explored. “It is now well established that modern economies will… ...

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May 26, 2020
Adani opens doors to engineering graduates

Adani opens doors to engineering graduates

Adani and the CQUniversity have launched a new engineering graduate program to build mining industry skills. Adani Mining chief executive officer Lucas Dow said the program would provide jobs for six graduates and preference would be given to Central Queensland and North Queensland residents. “I started my career as a mining engineer and have benefited… ...

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May 22, 2020
Partnership clears CPD pathway for civil managers

Partnership clears CPD pathway for civil managers

The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland has partnered with The Institute of Civil Infrastructure to give the state’s civil managers a pathway for continuing professional development. The partnership will enable employers and individuals from leading hands to chief executives to access civil industry-specific learning, standards and recognition from anywhere in the state. “The civil...

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May 15, 2020
Webinars to help Rocky businesses shine online

Webinars to help Rocky businesses shine online

Rockhampton region businesses are being urged to shine online with the help of a new package of webinars. Advance Rockhampton has joined forces with Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) to deliver the series. Rockhampton Mayor Margaret Strelow urged local businesses to take advantage of the opportunity. “Thriving online is a key part of running… ...

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May 15, 2020
AUSJET21 offers industry a fresh blast of energy

AUSJET21 offers industry a fresh blast of energy

The peak body for the water jetting, drain cleaning, vacuum loading and hydro excavation industries in Australia has announced plans for an international event in Melbourne in 2021. AUSJET21 aims to give contractors, users, asset owners, suppliers, researchers, and other stakeholders the chance to meet and explore best practice and industry trends such as hands-free… ...

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May 13, 2020
Join the quad squad to win more Defence work

Join the quad squad to win more Defence work

Are you across quad charts? Businesses targeting Defence contracts, and others, are being encouraged to join online workshops on how to develop compelling quad charts. Used by the international defence industry for many years to succinctly and effectively communicate a proposal or capability, these techniques are being used by companies as a way to market… ...

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Apr 29, 2020
Civil training scheme to add trade-ready workers

Civil training scheme to add trade-ready workers

People seeking a stepping stone into the civil construction industry are being urged to check out a program kicking off in Rockhampton on May 11. Queensland’s Civil Contractors Federation is launching the Trade Ready Program to further job readiness and skills through selected construction short courses. Participants who successfully complete the four-week training program will… ...

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Apr 15, 2020
Graduate opportunities with Glencore

Graduate opportunities with Glencore

Glencore has extended its 2021 Graduate Development Program, providing further career opportunities across its Australian coal, copper and zinc operations. With a focus on local talent from regional communities, the program combines structured, professional development with on-the-job experience and mentoring. “This year, over 100 new graduates have already joined Glencore, bringing our current to...

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