Employment Programs

MRC delivers employment and skills training and development to assist people to secure sustainable employment outcomes.

MRC delivers work readiness programs and support to assist migrant jobseekers in securing sustainable employment outcomes. Many jobseekers have found secure employment after completing one of MRC’s employment programs.

The programs have intakes up to four times per year and to be considered for a place in a course you must register and attend a pre course interview.  Numbers for each course are limited.  Level 1 or 2 English is always an advantage to being considered for a place, particularly when accredited courses are being provided and assessed.

Most of the work readiness programs are of 13 week duration.  During that time participants have the opportunity to engage in a mix of classroom and industry-based learning.

Employment Programs on offer

MUSTER (Mutual Understanding, Support, Tolerance, Engagement and Respect)

MUSTER provides opportunities for clients to receive one-on-one assistance to improve work readiness, career pathway planning and employment related information. Assistance is given to individuals and communities to connect with mainstream organisations to assist their employment pathways and engage with suitable volunteer mentors and training.

HOST (Hospitality Options with Supported Training)

HOST is funded by Skills Tasmania Training and Work Pathway Program 2020 and aims to provide CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) clients the opportunity to learn and practice skills required to work in the Hospitality Sector. The program to be delivered over a 12 month period gives potential participants the option of choosing one of three skill sets relevant to different areas within the hospitality sector. Courses on offer are Kitchen Operations, Food & Beverage and House Keeping. Each course includes a combination of nationally recognised units, job readiness training with practical experience plus 2 weeks work placement at a local hospitality venue.

ASSET – Assist/Support/Strength/Employment/Train

Funded by Skills Tasmania Training and Work Pathway Program 2020 the ASSET program offers CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) clients the opportunity to prepare for work in the Aged Care Services area. Upon completion of the program students will have the opportunity to apply for jobs with our partner Masonic Care Tasmania in areas of Catering, Cleaning and Laundry. Training will occur 1 day per week for 15 weeks and include both job readiness training and accredited units relevant to the sector. A minimum of Level II Spoken and Written language is required for this program.

The program will commence in February 2021 and expressions of interest will be taken when our office reopens on the 4th January.

CARE – Creating Access to Real Employment

The CARE program combines both accredited and non accredited units of training to assist CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) clients prepare for work in the Disability Services Sector.  The program requires students to attend class 2 days per week for 15 weeks and to undertake 40 hours of work placement. To be considered for this program it is essential that you have a current Drivers Licence and a minimum of Level III in Spoken and Written English.

The program will commence its first intake in February 2021 and expressions of interest will be taken when our office reopens on the 4th January.

The CARE program is funded by Skills Tasmania Training and Work Pathways Program 2020

Find out more

If you are considering registering an interest in any of these programs, please contact us.

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