EQIP Authentic Workplace Learning

Unique to the Authentic Workplace Learning programs is the work-ready skills and experience that students gain onsite at local business and industry. Education Queensland Teachers or RTO Trainers deliver Nationally recognised certificate qualifications. Industry partners provide the authentic workplace learning environment. EQIP oversees student recruitment, operational processes, financial management, and marketing and promotions.

Delivered in partnership with Tannum Sands State High School, Toolooa State High School, Gladstone State High School and local industry.

Applications for the 2019 intake will be open in July 2018.

2018 applications are currently open for EQIP Health Support Services and PREQIP.

EQIP Business, Industry and Tourism Skills Centre

(for Year 10, 11 and 12 students)

Pathways: Business or Tourism

Students participate in community and enterprise projects and develop skills in a professional business environment onsite at Boyne Smelters Limited.

EQIP Engineering Skills Centre

(for Year 11 students)

Pathways: Engineering, Manufacturing, Electrical, Automotive Mechanical

Located on-site at NRG Gladstone Power Station, this award winning program offers an industrial ‘real work’ environment.

About EESC
EQIP Doorways to Civil Construction

(for Year 10 students)

Pathways: Civil Construction, other EQIP Programs

Students gain authentic workplace experience onsite at McCosker Contracting. Students complete a certificate qualification and project work, while gaining practical baseline skills and experience in the field.

About ED2CC
EQIP Technical College

(for Year 11 students)

Pathways: Hospitality, Business, Civil Construction, Building Construction, Automotive Mechanical

Students complete school curriculum onsite at the Technical College and 30 days structured work experience with a host employer in the chosen career pathway.

EQIP Process Plant Operations

(for Year 11 and 12 students)

Pathways: Plant Operations 

Students complete PMA20116 Certificate II in Process Plant Operations with CQUniversity RTO 40939 (  EQIP arranges authentic workplace learning onsite at Queensland Alumina Limited.

Sponsored by Australia Pacific LNG, Shell QGC, Santos GLNG

About EPMA

(for indigenous Year 10 students)

Pathways: other EQIP programs

Students build confidence and capability through a range of structured activities and learn about the potential career pathways in the region.

Sponsored by Australia Pacific LNG, Shell QGC, Santos GLNG

EQIP Health Support Services

(for Year 11 and 12 students)

Pathways: Health Care and Social Services

Students complete qualifications and gain practical experience with local host employers in the field.

About EHSS
EQIP Career Development Program

(for new students commencing an EQIP program in 2019)

The EQIP Career Development Program (CDP) is designed for EQIP students to help them understand and develop behavioural employability skills through interactive workshops and structured workplace learning. Students learn about the importance of behavioural skills, recruitment from an employer’s perspective, employment rights, and how to build personal brand through effective demonstration of qualities and values. To goal is to better prepare students for recruitment and selection, future employers and the workforce in general.

The EQIP CDP is on the Department of Education and Training’s ‘Register of employment skills development programs’.