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Practical skills training opens doors for new job paths

11 July 2018

Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is proud to support school leavers and other local people to learn skills and gain accreditation to enable them to enter the workforce or find new local employment.

One initiative ERA supports which is delivering fantastic results is the Pre-Employment Program.

The latest round of program participants have just completed five weeks of classroom based theory and practical training on site at the Ranger uranium mine, coming away with a Certificate II – Resource Infrastructure Work Preparation (RII20115) accreditation, which includes a Certificate in First Aid and for the first time Forklift licencing.

The program is supported by a range of stakeholders including ERA, Department of Business NTG Regional Employment and Training Coordinator, Department of Housing and Community Development NTG, Department of the Chief Minister Regional Director, Batchelor Institute, ERA, Warnbi Aboriginal Corporation Kakadu, Kakadu National Parks – Parks Australia, Anglicare NT, Catholic Care NT, Jabiru Health Centre, Charles Darwin University, Supervising Scientist Branch Heritage, Reef and Marine Division Department of the Environment and Energy, Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Cooinda Lodge Kakadu and Morris Corp.

For more information about the Pre-Employment Program contact ERA or visit Working at ERA.