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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the Gippsland region for projects that meet the priorities identified in the Local Jobs Plan.

Projects will be identified for funding through periodic Request for Proposals (RFP).

Please contact your local Employment Facilitator for information about the Local Recovery Fund and to discuss project proposals.

Approved Activities

Activity Name Organisation Partnering Employment Services Provider Description
Disability Support Worker Activity Generation Australia Ltd APM Employment Services This activity involves the delivery of an online, tailored training course—as co-designed with local disability care employers to ensure alignment with local industry needs and role requirements—to prepare 36 Participants for entry-level roles in the disability care sector, as well as Participant mentoring and career coaching. This activity will also facilitate the placement of at least 24 Participants within the disability care sector. The activity is run by Generation Australia Ltd.
The Energising Skills Project Workforce Plus Inc. APM Employment Services This activity involves the delivery of a six-week pre-employment, pre-accredited training program that will upskill and reskill 45 Participants to take up and sustain emerging job opportunities in the renewable energy and supply chain sectors.
Gippsland Region Direct Care Workforce Traineeship Program The Trustee for Mickamob Trust MAX Solutions Pty Ltd The activity involves delivery of an eight-week training course to prepare 100 participants for entry-level employment in traineeship carer roles within the health care sector. The training course will be co-designed with local health care employers to deliver accredited and non-accredited training in alignment with local industry needs and role requirements. The activity is run by The Trustee for Mickamob Trust, trading as Ternary Consulting.
Unbeatable Customer Service – Contact Centre Program     Gippsland Employment Skills Training Inc MAX Employment

This activity involves delivery of pre-accredited job readiness training tailored to the job role requirements of contact centre employers. 

The three-week Unbeatable Customer Service – Contact Centre Program training will prepare up to 100 participants for a variety of local contact centre roles, together with facilitated job placements. Course curriculum will be co-designed with local employers and training organisations to align with local industry needs and role requirements. 

For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.

Local Jobs Plan

Gippsland Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Luke Arber
Gippsland Employment Facilitator
0439 713 482
luke.arber@gippslandfacilitator.org.au

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Gippsland

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Luke Arber (Chair) Gippsland Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Mikaela Power TAFE Gippsland  Education and Training
Dean Bloom APM Employment Services Employment Service Provider
Rob Darby GBS Recruitment Employer
Jo Brunt VTEC - Steps to the Future program Indigenous services provider
Tony Cantwell Committee for Gippsland Industry
Nicola Pero / Julie Tuhi Food and Fibre Gippsland Industry
Shannon Little Bass Coast Shire Council Local Government