MRCN 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 MRCN’s employment programs.
The programs have on average two intakes each 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 II or III 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 15 week duration. During that time participants have the opportunity to engage in a mix of classroom and industry-based learning.
Employment Programs on offer
AGED CARE PROGRAM (ACP)
Funded by Skills Tasmania Training and Work Pathway Program 2021 the Aged Care Program (ACP) offers two options for CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) clients the opportunity to prepare for work in the Aged Care Sector. On completion, 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 one 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 English is required for this program.
The second component of the ACP program offers 16 participants entry into Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing). Participants will be required to attend classes three days per week over a 6-month period and will need to be available to complete 120 hours of work placement.
DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (DSP)
The Disability Support Program (DSP) combines both accredited and non-accredited units of training to assist CALD participants to prepare for work in the Disability Services Sector. The program requires attendance of class two days per week for 15 weeks and to undertake 40 hours of work placement. To be considered for this program it is essential to hold a current drivers licence and a minimum of Level III in Spoken and Written English.
The DSP is funded by Skills Tasmania Training and Work Pathways Program 2021
MULTICULTURAL SPECIFIC EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (MSEP)
The MSEP aims to support the employability and aspirations of migrant jobseekers by removing barriers to work. Our staff will work with individuals to create pathway plans that align with preferred fields of choice by identifying pre-arrival skills and matching them to industry needs.
The program will offer participants one-on-one appointments plus employment preparation session to match their goals and aspirations to the requirements of industry and employers who are looking for workers
The program is funded by Jobs Tasmania
WORKING IN THE DISABILITY SERVICES SECTOR (WIN)
Working in the Disability Services Sector is a Local Jobs Program funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment. The program will provide registered jobseekers from CALD backgrounds and mainstream jobseekers the opportunity to learn together in a supportive environment. Participants will receive a combination of accredited and non-accredited training to prepare them for work within the Disability Services sector aiding NDIS clients with domestic cleaning and gardening tasks.
This program will only offer one intake with the course commencing in February 2022.
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If you are considering registering an interest in any of these programs, please contact us.