Heavy Industry Multi Skills Program

Larissa Mackrill
Project Coordinator, Heavy Industry Multi-Skills Program
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0459 444 321

Applications are currently closed.

Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North’s innovative flagship Heavy Industry Multi Skills program provides tailored solutions to address barriers to employment for local jobseekers. The unique partnership between prominent employers representing the mining, manufacturing, construction and engineering industries offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to a simulated industry environment, providing necessary accredited and non-accredited training and mentoring supports required for successful workforce transitions.

The program will be delivered in Port Pirie and provide job seekers with a diverse range of skills, experience, and support across a range of trade and heavy industry sectors, to ensure the region has a pool of work-ready people to meet the current and future workforce needs of these sectors. Job seekers who successfully complete the course will have the skills required to commence entry-level positions including labourers, operators, apprenticeships, traineeships and trades assistants.

Who can apply?

Job seekers, 16 years of age and older living in Port Pirie, Southern Flinders, Mid North or Yorke Peninsula who are looking to gain employment in the heavy industry sectors.

School students are not eligible to apply.

What does the course offer?

This unique program gives you the opportunity to complete the below accredited training courses:
• Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure
• Enter and work in confined space
• Work safely at heights and
• Licence to operate a forklift
• Basic Welding Skills set
• White Card

In conjunction with daily safety huddle meetings, soft skills and personal development workshops, drug and alcohol awareness, resume & interview preparation, and industry site visits.

The program will be delivered full time (Monday – Friday) at the Port Pirie TAFE SA campus over 12 weeks.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying, please complete:

An online registration form here
Collect a registration form from Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North, 85 Ellen Street Port Pirie.

Intake 2 2023/24

Intake 1 2023/24

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