‘School based trainees flourish in the health services industry’ – WPC Group, Melbourne, VIC

A partnership between WPC Group and Western Health is seeing the first Aboriginal school-based trainees Phoebe Amedovski, Allira McAuley-Dryden, Riah Morgan and Lucy Vicendese flourish in the health services industry. The ambitious four are completing their core secondary school curriculum while combining training and working in a real job with a real wage. Western Health has committed to providing them with work placements one day a week across several departments, including the Aboriginal Health Unit, Read more…

‘Quality Relationships – Quality Learning’ – Port Stephens Examiner, Port Stephens NSW

Hunter River High School is a comprehensive, co-educational secondary school with an enrolment of approximately 800 students, 20% of whom identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Our school is located on Worimi land, close to the Hunter River at Heatherbrae, south of Raymond Terrace. ‘Quality Relationships – Quality Learning’ is the motto that underpins our community’s belief that quality educational outcomes are achieved when all partners in the educational process work collaboratively in a Read more…

Getting down to Business

A big congratulations to Monique! She recently completed a business traineeship in WPC Group’s Brisbane office after completing the Shake A Leg Indigenous Employment Program. Monique has shown true initiative throughout her traineeship; we could not be prouder! Get regular updates and job alerts on the WPC Group Facebook Page here!

New Recruit Wins State Training Award

Alicia Doolan was awarded the Western Sydney Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander of the Year Award at the NSW Training Awards this month. Alicia completed The Citi New Recruits program in 2013 and that was a great stepping stone to a Business Traineeship. She commenced a Traineeship in 2014 at Precision Metal Group and excelled in her on and off the job studies. Joanne Gedge, Skilling Australia General Manager said “Alicia is a great example of how Read more…

What All Hiring Managers Can Learn from Donald Trump

by Nicholas Wyman Even if you don’t share the American business mogul’s passion for yelling “You’re fired!”, there is one lesson all hiring managers can learn from Donald Trump: hire apprentices whenever possible. Apprenticeship has an impressive track record in countries like Switzerland and Germany, where it has been a huge factor in keeping unemployment rates low and economies healthy. Yet despite all its proven benefits – for companies and workers alike – It hasn’t Read more…