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Challenge Employment and Training in collaboration with the Ipswich City Council has been working to beautify Ipswich one park at a time. Beautiful Ipswich is an Ipswich City Council initiative that aims to beautify major thoroughfares and street scapes, create attractive parks and recreational pathways and improve waterways throughout time-honoured suburbs.read more
Jahmal Matenga-Wilson came to Challenge Employment and Training to complete the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Certificate II in Engineering Pathways, however his path before reaching us involved many struggles.read more
Mature aged trainee, Sharyn Veivers secured her dream job following her completion of Challenge Employment and Training’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work Conservation and Land Management (CALM) program.read more
We met Kodi Stevans earlier this year when he came to Challenge Employment and Training to complete the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Certificate I in Construction! Kodi worked on the Cooneana Heritage Centre Project where the trainees worked with two non-for-profit organisations – the Ipswich Historical Society Inc. and the Ipswich Genealogical Society Inc to help them improve two historic buildings – Brighton House and Briggs House which are both located in New Chum.read more
THE BEAUTIFUL Ipswich initiative of Ipswich City Council is set to provide a double whammy of benefits. The city will look more attractive and long-term unemployed people will acquire employment and a stepping stone to a future career. Yesterday Ipswich Mayor Andrew...read more
Congratulations to our graduates! We are so excited that all of our Engineering graduates have commenced employment at Austral Monsoon, and 7 Construction graduates have also gained employment! Thank you to Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for...read more
Congratulations to our friends at OZ Excavator Buckets, who have been selected as a regional finalist in the Medium Employer of the Year category for the Queensland Training Awards! OZ Excavator Buckets has been a great supporter to our Skilling Queenslanders for Work...read more
Congratulations to Nathan Reid who has been selected as a regional finalist under the Equity VET Student of the Year category in the Queensland Training Awards! Nathan graduated from our Skilling Queenslanders for Work Engineering program last year and during his...read more
Congratulations to Simranjit (we call him Justin) on achieving a huge milestone - securing an apprenticeship at GMP Painters! Justin graduated from our Skilling Queenslanders for Work Project in Inala last month. GMP's owner Glen was so impressed with his skills...read more
Thanks to our Work for the Dole Nursery team, we have 10 crates of squashes, corns and other veggies donated to the amazing Ipswich Foodbarn, to help those in need of food in the community! Happy...read more
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