Benalla business community to benefit from a Jobs and Skills Drive
The Benalla business community will benefit from a Jobs and Skills Drive that will promote the range of services and funding opportunities available to assist businesses.
Julie Tyndall, Local Employment Coordinator said the program aims to highlight the assistance available to businesses in securing suitably skilled employees and up-skilling current staff. The program also assists job seekers by
creating highlighting job and training opportunities in the local area.
GOTAFE Manager Business Development, Fiona Le Gassick was pleased GOTAFE and other training providers were involved in program.
“The Job and Skills Drive brings together more than 18 organisations including GOTAFE, a number of training providers and job agencies, the Benalla Rural City Council, the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Centrelink, and local primary and secondary schools, and has received strong media support.
“During the month of May there is more than six events scheduled that businesses and job seekers can attend all located in Benalla, additionally GOTAFE also offers a free careers advice service.
“The program is a great initiative for businesses and the local community, and because it is specifically targeted at Benalla the community will see the direct results.
Peter Dunn, Mayor of Benalla Rural City will officially launch the Jobs and Skills Drive on Tuesday 1 May with the local the community, businesses, councillors and stakeholders in attendance.
Guest speakers from participating organisations will present to members of the public and business community outlining their role, programs offered and services provided as part of the program.
For further information visit facebook.com/jobsandskillsdrive