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Women digging out a career in civil

Civil Train SA has recently completed another very successful Women in Civil Certificate II Civil Construction program, with most of the women gaining employment within industry. This was ran in partnership with DSD, Renewal SA, Northern Futures, Interskills and the Calvary Hospital.

The ladies completed their live works training at Calvary (Central Districts) Hospital, completing a paved area for the palliative care patients and their families. They were also given the very valuable opportunity for site visits with Bardavcol and McMahon Services on their sites on Main North Road, seeing and learning about different stages of works, and also gave them the opportunity to speak to potential future employers.

Click here or on the picture below to view the Channel 7 news coverage of this successful program.  

By using a ‘Live Works’ commercial project, learners achieve the hands on skills and the confidence to work in the construction industry without hesitation, and also has contributed to the 100% completion rate for the participants.  As part of the program learners also achieved the following tickets: White Card, Work Zone Traffic Management, Elevated Work Platform (Yellow Card), and Enter and Work in Confined Space. Graduates are provided access to a mentor during the program and for up to 90 days of completion of the course, who can assist with resume writing, interview skills and job placement, and if required LLN support.

All learners who complete our Certificate II in Civil Construction courses are provided an opportunity to undertake work experience placements within industry, thanks to our supportive network of around 600 CCF SA Member organisations.  Often these placements become employment opportunities and most of the graduates involved in this course have now found employment within the civil construction industry.

We have courses running throughout South Australia:  places are limited and eligibility criteria apply for Work Ready subsidy.  If you are looking to enter an exciting and hands on career in civil construction give us a call to see if this is the right course for you: 08 8111 8001.