National Skills Week

– Proud Partner of National Skills Week – October 1-8, 2011 National Skills Week is a new initiative, a collaborative approach dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning, enabling all Indigenous Australians to gain a greater understanding of the opportunities, their potential and how they contribute to a successful, modern economy. Learning by doing is as important as academic learning – there are many paths to success. WPC Group are dedicated to Read more…

2011 NSW Group Training Awards Nominee

Gayleen Majid has again been nominated for an award this time in the 2011 NSW Group Training Awards. Gayleen was nominated for the Apprentice/Trainee of the Year – Indigenous Award however due to the extremely high caliber of Indigenous nominations Gayleen did not make the list of finalist within this category. The judges had to make some extremely difficult decision and were highly impressed by the nomination submitted for Gayleen, due to this Gayleen has been Read more…

WPC Group signs/partners with Australian employment covenant

WPC Group is pleased to announce on Thursday 7th April WPC took part in signing an Australian Employment Covenant (AEC) which is an industry driven initiative aimed at securing 50,000 sustainable jobs for Indigenous Australians. The team at WPC will be working in close partnership with AEC staff to ensure as a team we place as many indigenous youth into suitable and structured employment arrangements as possible. This initiative will form part of the exiting Read more…

Shake a Leg indigenous apprentice Sian Morley

Trainee Profile

What were you doing before ShakeaLeg? After completing year twelve at Footscray City College I didnt know what I wanted to do, I took some time off from working and travelled in America for three and a half months.  When I returned I continued working part time at Sunshine Leisure Centre but I didnt feel this was the career path I wanted to take. I continued in this job, setting myself short term goals to Read more…