The YMCA provides a range of vocational training pathways for participants across Queensland, including trade and non-trade qualifications.
We currently offer training programs under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative. Skilling Queenslanders for Work provides skills development, training and job opportunities to unemployed, disengaged, or disadvantaged Queenslanders through a suite of targeted skills and training programs. This Skilling Queenslanders for Work project is proudly funded by the Queensland Government.
The Y delivers the following Skilling Queenslanders for Work programs in partnership with selected registered training organisations (RTOs):
Community Work Skills assists disadvantaged Queenslanders to gain nationally recognised skills and qualifications up to a certificate III level. This program is at no cost to eligible participants.
Eligibility checklist. To be eligible you must:
Enrolment steps & Required documents for enrolments. To get started you need to:
Available courses. Certificate II in Salon Assistant and Certificate II in Automotive.
In this course you will gain the basic skills and knowledge required to carry out workplace tasks safely and effectively. You will become familiar with electrical and mechanical components and systems and learn how to use appropriate tools and equipment to complete basic removal, inspection and refitting of automotive, outboard, inboard and jet ski components.
This entry-level course will enable you to perform foundation skills within the Hairdressing Industry, perform routine work in a hair salon or barbershop such as greeting clients, scheduling appointments, washing clients' hair, cleaning the salon, apply hair color products, rinse & neutralise chemically structured hair and selling products and services.