EQIP Business, Industry and Tourism Skills Centre (EBITS)

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Course Duration:
1 year

Course Overview:

  • The EBITS program is delivered onsite in a professional business suite at Boyne Smelters Limited.
  • Students study a Certificate II or III in Business, Certificate II in Tourism and/or Active Volunteering.
  • Students are heavily involved in the community – attending networking meetings and assisting with a number of local events, for example:
  • Attending Gladstone Chamber of Commerce and Industry monthly meetings to learn more about small to medium businesses in our region.
  • Completing Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Limited Ambassador Training to volunteer to welcome and provide support for P&O Cruise ship passengers visiting Gladstone.
  • Assisting with activities at the annual Boyne Tannum Hookup
  • Volunteering on the day at the RSPCA Million Paws Walk
  • Running the drink station at the Botanic to Bridge event
  • Assisting with marketing and attending as ambassadors at the EQIP Gladstone Careers Expo


Students select additional activities and volunteering opportunities throughout the year based on their individual interests.


  • Certificate II Business (Year 10):  Approximately 20 students per year
  • Certificate III Business (Year 10-12): Approximately 20 students per year
  • Certificate II Tourism & Active Volunteering: Approximately 20 year 12 students.

Employment in Business, Tourism or Services Sector. Or tertiary studies.