Construction – an 18 week full time paid traineeship that provides skills and training to people keen to secure a career in the booming construction industry. Participants gain accredited training – Certificate I in Construction delivered by the Australian Industry Skills Group (ASG) along with industry tickets such as White Card, Confined Space and Working at Heights. This traineeship allows participants to apply their knowledge in a practical sense by undertaking minor building works under the supervision of a licensed builder. Projects are located at SANDBAG’s premises and at several other not-for-profit community organisations in the local Sandgate area.
Land Management – an 18 week full time paid traineeship that provides skills and training for a career in the Green Sector such as Landscaping or Horticulture. Participants gain accredited training – Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management, delivered by TABMA (Timber and Building Materials Association) along with White Card, Chainsaw Ticket and First Aid qualification. Participants will work under the direction of a Skilled Supervisor to gain practical skills by undertaking conservation and land management projects with SANDBAG’s community and business partners.
Individual Support ( Disability) – this 15 week part time study program (unpaid) offers participants the highly sought after qualification – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) along with 120 hours of industry placement. This program provides skills and training for those keen to secure a career in the growth sector of individual support in preparation for the NDIS. Participants receive a range of extra industry workshops and insight from SANDBAG’s very own Community Linking Access Service.