RISE Participants

Start building the career you want!

RISE gives you:

  • clear and supported pathways to apprenticeships in construction
  • exclusive access to employment and training opportunities
  • try a variety of trades and be sure you choose the right one for you
  • direct contact with employers throughout the program
  • workshops to help you present yourself and talk to employers
  • post-placement support and mentoring maximises the likelihood of achieving long term employment
  • long term career stability and growth in the building industry in the Geelong region

RISE Program

You will get formal training, practical skills and introduction to the construction workplace. The program includes:

  • occupational health and safety
  • measurements and calculations
  • workplace communication
  • plan and organise work
  • read and interpret plans and specifications
  • work effectively in the construction industry
  • use tools, materials and equipment
  • trade skills – Bricklaying, Carpentry, Joinery, Painting, Plastering and more
  • construction Induction Card (White card)
  • construction site tour
  • work experience
  • personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Mentoring and support
  • recruitment support
  • all fees paid – free of charge

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The training for this course is located at the Gordon TAFE East Campus in Boundary Road, East Geelong in the G-Building.

Page last updated: Thursday, 21 March 2019