Community Development Program in Rockhampton and Gladstone

Community Development Program in Rockhampton and Gladstone

From TAFE Queensland:

Good Morning

I am contacting you to seek your assistance in sharing with your members information on Rural Support Training Programs. These Programs are funded by the Queensland Government and will deliver one week short courses to communities severely affected by the drought.

Training is being offered in drought declared Regional/Shire Council areas and is fully funded (eligibility criteria apply) for community members in accredited and non-accredited units. 

You can find more information about the various Rural Support Training programs which may be of interest to your staff or clients by following this link:

These courses are fully funded for eligible participants under the Rural Support Training Program. The eligibility has three criteria:

  • age – minimum age 16 years (HSR has a minimum age of 18 years)
  • citizenship – Australian or New Zealand citizen or  Australian Permanent Resident or Temporary Resident on the pathway to permanent residency
  • place of residence or work – must be a Queensland resident and reside or work in a drought declared council area (e.g. Parts of Western Downs, Paroo, Toowoomba, Quilpie, Bulloo, Rockhampton) or on an independent drought declared property

One of the offered courses is Rural Support Training Program 1 Health and Safety Representative Training and is proposed be held in Rockhampton and one in Gladstone (Please see attached Fliers). Should there be Expressions of interest for other programs (as per the link above) we can look at possibly running some other programs from the RSTP in these two locations.

To express your interest in this program please email or call 07 4160 4450.

Please contact me if you require any further information.

Kind Regards

Julijana Veskova

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