Working Together

Connecting business & young Aboriginal people in the workplace

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About the program

Working Together is a dedicated service with a focus on providing information, support and advice to business owners and operators in the Mid West to attract recruit and retain young Aboriginal employees. Working in collaboration with the local Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre, Working Together aims to expand employment, training and mentorship opportunities for young local Aboriginal people by connecting them with local businesses. Working Together is about delivering local jobs for local people.

Working Together

Benefits for you

Having a diverse workplace that welcomes Aboriginal employees brings a range of benefits, your business grows with the unique perspectives, experience and knowledge that Aboriginal people can bring to your team and the whole community benefits. Whether it is offering employment or work experience and becoming a workplace of choice for young Aboriginal People. Working Together is here to support you to grow your workforce and expand your community’s local employment prospects and opportunities.

How to get involved

Working in partnership with your local Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre, the Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry can help you become a workplace of choice, to attract and retain Aboriginal employees. Through our annual program of events combined with individual tailored visits to your business we are here to help.

Working Together Aboriginal Industry Skills Course – Commencing 10 February 2020

For ages 18 – 25 years | 6 week course + 2 week placement

Together with Central Regional TAFE, MWCCI are offering an ‘Industry Skills’ pre-employment program. This program will allow participants to explore a broad range of skills required to enter the workforce. 
The content covered will include a wide variety of skills and practical tasks including:

  • Career planning
  • Cash registers
  • Interview techniques                    
  • Team building
  • Communication            
  • Budgeting
  • Customer engagement
  • Using office equipment

Certification

Upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the below qualification:

  • 52773WA | Certificate I in Leadership

Get in touch to find out more now!

Contact

For more information contact Jasmine Gregory

Phone: 0483 230 570
Email:
workingtogether@mwcci.com.au

Or Rebecca Higgins

Phone: 9956 0570
Email: bec.higgins@crtafe.wa.edu.au