Country, Culture, People, Future

Opportunities

Applications open for the SKILLED student vacation program

Posted: September 11th, 2014

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SKILLED and Rio Tinto are offering students aged 15+ the opportunity to engage in vacation employment over the summer school holidays. Placements will be with the Iron Ore Ports division with two areas available – Clerical and Workshop / Trades Assistant.

There are two employment rounds available:

  • Group 1:  8 December to 19 December 2014 (Year 11&12 only)
  • Group 2:  5 January to 16 January 2014 (Year 10,11 & 12)

Placements are only available to students who live locally. To apply contact the SKILLED Karratha branch for an application form on  (08) 9186 7100 or email karratha@skilled.com.au

Free Into Business workshops

Posted: March 14th, 2014

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Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) are holding free Into Business workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are interested in turning a business idea into reality.

Over a series of three self-paced workshops you will have the opportunity to assess whether your idea can be developed into a commercially viable business.

The Into Business one-day workshops are held several weeks apart and cover the following broad topics:
Workshop A – your business idea, goals and expectations
Workshop B – marketing and managing your business
Workshop C – financial planning and management.

The next workshop A’s are at:

  • Carnarvon – 18 March 2014 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Geraldton – 19 March 2014 – 8:30am – 4:30pm     

For future dates and further information please contact Indigenous Business Australia on  1800 107 107 or visit www.iba.gov.au/itb