Major Training Students

Students at Major training have been busy this week getting stuck into their fully funded Certificate II in engineering pathways.

Major Training is proud to partner with Energy Skills Queensland by running the Certificate II in Engineering pathways and helping students get into the engineering industry. Energy Skills Queensland (ESQ) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation providing innovative solutions to enable a skilled and safe energy industry. 

This certificate is achieved through an eight-week course that includes a week of work experience at a real organisation. Students are given the opportunity to find their preferred organisation for work placement, but if they can’t ESQ will find experience for them at an organisation in their chosen field. 

We asked one of our current students Naryssa some questions about the course: 

Why did you enrol in this course? 

To learn new skills that will lead to full-time employment. 

What job do you hope to get from doing this course? 

I want to become a Boiler Maker.

What made you sign up to this course?

I want a better career for myself. I want my kids to look up to me and be proud. In return I want to show them how they can create a good life for themselves. 

Where do you see yourself in five years?

In a full-time role that I love and that makes me enough money to give my kids the life they deserve

This course gives students the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge they need to enter a CERT III engineering apprenticeship that will assist them on their desired career path. Energy Skills Queensland and Major Training and proud to be training Queenslanders for our workforce. The type of jobs this course can open for students can include roles in Sheet Metal and Fabrication, construction, manufacturing, as well as Boiler Making and Welding. 

Engineering trade

This course will be fully funded through the Australia Government and Energy Skill Australia for those for are eligible. If you are interested in this course please view the eligibility criteria below and contact Major Training to find out more information.

Participant Eligibility:
(a) Participants must satisfy at least one of the following grounds of Participant Eligibility:
i) Australian citizen living in Queensland;
ii) Permanent resident of Australia living in Queensland;
iii) New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland;
iv) Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Holder living in Queensland; or
v) Temporary Visa Holder living in Queensland with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.

(b) The following individuals are NOT eligible Participants for this Agreement:
i) Individuals in receipt of Australian Government income support with exception of those that are part of the Client Group specified in 4(a) ii) or iii) of Appendix 2;
ii) Secondary school students with exception of those that are considered ‘at risk’ of disengaging from school and approval for participation has been obtained from the Department;
iii) Employees of the Supplier with exception of those employed as Work Skills Trainees on a Work Skills Traineeships project;
iv) Employees of government departments, government agencies and local councils with exception of those employed as Work Skills Trainees on a Work Skills Traineeships project