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We can’t impact on the supply of jobs. What we can do is help people become more competitive for jobs that do exist and to work with them to optimise their sense of hope. This is an obligation of human solidarity. Over 715,000 (5.2%) of our fellow Australians...read more
Single Mother, Domestic Violence Survivor, Inspiration - these are all words that can be used to describe Julia. Julia completed Challenge Employment and Training’s Government Funded* Warehousing & Logistics Program through earlier this year to work towards a...read more
Local Construction Trainee’s Daryl, 32 and Corey, 21 saved a life, just one day after finishing their First Aid Certificate with Challenge Employment and Training. Challenge Employment and Training currently have a crew of 15 Construction Trainee’s working together...read more
Antonio arrived at challenge lost and confused, looking to re-emerge into the workforce and find his place. Antonio chose to complete our Government Funded* Certificate III in Logistics at Challenge Employment and Training with the help of our sister company Blueprint...read more
Passionate 25 year old, Hannah Smith returned home from living abroad created a pathway to her own success. With hard work, will power and great perseverance Hannah completed a Construction Traineeship with hope of starting a career she loved.read more
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
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