Five Bridges offers a range of training programs designed to equip local community members with the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment opportunities.

Our programs are open to Indigenous and Non-Indigenous participants. Click the programs below for more detail.

Horticulture Career Preparation Program >>

Location: 
Sunshine Coast
Start Dates: 
15 October 2019
Duration: 
12 weeks
GET STARTED IN THE HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY Get a start on your career in horticulture with this entry level course that will qualify you to work as a horticultural assistant, or garden or nursery labourer. The Certificate II in Horticulture will teach you the fundamentals of planting, potting and maintaining trees, shrubs and plants, how to recognize plants, prepare plant specimens and provide information on products and services, and soil testing along with how to treat weeds, pests and diseases. QUALIFICATIONS EARNT ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF COURSE: FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for...

Drive to Success (Driving and Logistics) >>

Location: 
Brisbane
Start Dates: 
28 October 2019
Duration: 
8 weeks
This launchpad program aims to improve employment opportunities by providing the necessary entry-level skills for gaining work in the Driving and Logistics Industry. Gain practical skills for an exciting career on the road as a tip truck driver, bus driver, or local heavy general freight driver. This program will give you on-the-job training, including how to drive heavy vehicles, safely shift materials, manage fatigue, and communicate between vehicles. As part of this program you will complete FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work & Vocational Pathways qualification, TL131216...

AGED CARE AND DISABILITY SERVICES CAREER READINESS PROGRAM >>

Location: 
Sunshine Coast
Start Dates: 
19 November 2019
3 February 2020
Duration: 
12 weeks
BECOME A VALUED AND INTEGRAL PART OF THE HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES INDUSTRY Gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to work in a community or residential setting providing individual support. You will learn how to support independence and well-being, gain a range of technical skills, and develop a range of transferable skills from communication to teamwork. Our highly-experienced trainers provide guidance and support every step of the way, to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field. Successful completion of this course will enable you to work in aged...

Ready for Work

Start Dates: 
9 December 2019
Duration: 
10 weeks
GAIN THE PRACTICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NEEDED TO GET INTO WORK. Work with our specialist recruitment consultants to build your employability. YOU WILL COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES WITH HELP FROM OUR STAFF: • Individualised report showing your current employability skills levels. • A individualized predictor of your ability to maintain employment based on your current circumstances. • Individualised plan to achieve a job in your areas of interest. • Resume update and mind mapping your skills. • Employment search, cover letters and introduction. • Access to our Employers looking for job...

Ready for Retail (Yeppoon) >>

Location: 
Rockhampton
Start Dates: 
27 January 2020
Duration: 
10 weeks
OPEN FOR IMMEDIATE START This career launchpad program aims to improve employment opportunities by providing the necessary entry-level skills for gaining work in the Retail Sector. It is the ideal starting point if you want to work with speciality retailers, supermarkets, department stores and quick service restaurants. As part of this program you will complete FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work & Vocational Pathways and SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Operations qualifications. Program runs from 9am - 3pm daily, followed by work experience. Skills learnt during this course...

AGED CARE AND DISABILITY SERVICES CAREER READINESS PROGRAM >>

Location: 
Sunshine Coast
Start Dates: 
19 November 2019
3 February 2020
Duration: 
12 weeks
BECOME A VALUED AND INTEGRAL PART OF THE HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES INDUSTRY Gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to work in a community or residential setting providing individual support. You will learn how to support independence and well-being, gain a range of technical skills, and develop a range of transferable skills from communication to teamwork. Our highly-experienced trainers provide guidance and support every step of the way, to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field. Successful completion of this course will enable you to work in aged...

Business and Customer Service Employment Readiness Program >>

Location: 
Sunshine Coast
Duration: 
5 or 10 weeks
This course is your launchpad and will give you the skills and confidence to go for your career goals in 2019! Covering basic workplace and communication skills as well as business administration and customer service skills this course can take you in many directions. A minimum of one day per week , from 9am - 3pm, is required in the classroom for 10 weeks. Talk to us about flexible start dates. Fully funded - no cost to participants for training.*

Business Governance >>

Our two day Governance workshop is designed specifically for board members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and covers a range of topics including roles and responsibilities of board members, how to run board meetings, participation as a board member, knowing your constitution, organizational planning and much more. These 2 day workshops are delivered every 6-8 weeks. Contact Five Bridges office for more details.

Work Readiness >>

Five Bridges delivers a range of work readiness workshops and programs, designed to help prepare people to enter the workforce. To find out more information about current programs being offered, please contact us here and speak with a Five Bridges team member about how we can help you prepare for work.