VET training partnerships strengthened in 2021

24 February 2021

CQUniversity will continue to deliver much-needed vocational education and training to community organisations and businesses thanks to the Queensland Government's allocation of 2021 Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) funding.

CQUni's partnership with The MaraWay' an Indigenous corporation helping all people from all backgrounds across the Cairns community' has been further strengthened by the latest SQW funding allocation.

Under the new partnership CQUni will deliver new VET training to clients of The MaraWay' including Individual Support' which will commence in March and Early Childhood Education and Care in June.

The MaraWay' which formed in 2002' helps strengthen communities by empowering individuals and tackling tough social challenges. CQUni delivered the same training to more than 170 participants in 2020.

The MaraWay participants will receive a CQUniversity qualification at the end of their studies.

Meanwhile in Rockhampton' CQUniversity has partnered with the Central Queensland Aboriginal Corporation for Cultural Activities (CQACCA) to deliver Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management to trainees at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre.

The training is expected to commence in March.

Multicultural Australia (MA)' is continuing its collaboration with CQUni and will send new clients for Certificate I in Hospitality training. Their 'Tucker Time' project commenced in 2020 and was named as a State Finalist in the 2020 Queensland Training Awards.

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