EQIP Engineering Skills Centre (EESC)

Please select the below links to view PDFs:

EESC Subject Selection Guide – 2022

EQIP Application Form 2022

Sorry – Applications for 2022 are now closed.  Applications for the 2023 will open in August 2022 for eligible year 10 students.

Up to 28 year 11 students each year.


Course Overview:

  • The EESC program has previously been based on-site NRG Power Station, where it has been in operation for 19 years. In 2022 the program will operate from CQUniversity Gladstone Marina Campus whilst we search for a new industry location.
  • Students complete one day per week, rotating between program theory/practical learning, and structured work placement with a host employer.
  • While at the Skills Centre, students study a Certificate II in Engineering Pathways, as well as practical activities and completing pledge work projects to develop their technical skills.
  • Our EESC students are highly sought after by local employers with a large number transitioning into apprenticeships or full-time employment.


Course Duration:
2 years


Trade Apprenticeship, Traineeship, further study or employment in the engineering or automotive mechanical.


Employment Opportunities:
Electrical, Mechanical Fitter, Fitter & Turner, Diesel Fitter, Mechanic, Boilermaker.


Our Engineering Skills Centre Program is proudly sponsored by NRG Gladstone Power Station.
Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact us to find out how we can partner for this exciting program.