The EQIP Doorways to Civil Construction is delivered at McCosker Contracting Pty Ltd, Gladstone, where Year 10 students commit to 1 day per week on-site and structured work placements with Civil Construction companies.
The progam aims to develop baseline skills for young people in school wanting to enter the industry. Students are exposed to the necessary pre-requisite qualifications needed to pursue further training and career pathways in a variety of civil construction fields.
Year 10 students remain enrolled at their base school and are on site one day per week working with a variety of mentors at McCosker Contracting performing real tasks in real contracting situations. Students must commit to 2 weeks approved work experience.
Students in the EQIP Doorways to Civil Construction program are enrolled in a Certificate 1 in Resource and Infrastructure Operations which is an entry qualification for careers in civil construction and mining industries amongst others.
Training through the program will develop a rigorous understanding of the following key areas:-
- Basic Skills
- Employability Skills