Building Jobs in Northern Queensland

RECORDED WEBINARS

Regional Development Australia, Townsville and North West Queensland is committed to advancing the civil and commercial construction industry in our region. 

Through our Building Jobs in Northern Queensland Project, we are running a series of FREE informative Webinars hosted by Industry Specialists.  Relevant to industry and associated stakeholders, each Webinar will focus on a specific topic including:

  • Greater engagement between industry participants on information exchange around pipeline projects
  • Understanding impediments to employment pathways in view of delivering more sustainable employment options to industry employers
  • Increasing industry uplift in the post-Covid19 era
  • Promoting the industry’s long-term career prospects to jobseekers across all demographics and life paths
  • Increase understanding of and access to local tenders

JCU Projects Update

This webinar is for businesses in construction and associated supply chains to learn more about upcoming construction projects at James Cook University and how to access tenders opportunities and work package details.  Join our forum members Hilary Kavanagh, Director Estate, James Cook University, Abhiney Arora, Manager – Procurement and Supply Chain Services, ICN Queensland and Peter Lee, Team Leader, Hutchinson Builders to share valuable information to ensure your organisation is ready to participate in these opportunities.

Dept of Defence Webinar

This webinar is for businesses interested in participating on the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (Greenvale) project?

Hosted by Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation, Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland, and Department of Defence, to hear an update about the project and how your business can prepare for associated opportunities. 

Get Ready for Construction Projects in North Queensland Mt Isa

This webinar is for businesses in construction, employment and training providers to encourage better collaboration for those in the supply chain of providing and facilitating employment pathways in Mount Isa.

Hear our forum presenters share valuable information about getting your company ready to pursue projects in the pipeline, navigate through information sources, including RDA’s Projects Database as well as tendering and procurement and processes. We will also be discussing how to get ready for workforce planning and working collaboratively with your employment and training supply chain.

Mick Scotney, Operations Manager, Clancy Corporation;
Jodi Paine, Compliance Manager, Martyr Training;
Laleta Wright, Engagement Manager, Construction Skills Queensland;
Janette Warrington, Procurement Manager, QBuild;
Emma Harman, Member Liaison, Commerce North West;
June Powell, Project Manager North West Minerals Province, Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation;
Mathisa Andrews, North Queensland Manager with Department of Employment, Small business and Training.

Get Ready for Construction Projects in North Queensland

This webinar is for businesses in construction, employment and training providers to encourage better collaboration for those in the supply chain of providing and facilitating employment pathways. Join our forum members Damian Long, CEO Civil Contractors Federation; Clinton Huff, Operations Manager, Shamrock Civil; Laleta Wright, Engagement Manager Construction Skills Queensland; Janette Warrington, Procurement Manager QBuild share valuable information about getting your company ready to pursue projects in the pipeline.

How to Recruit and Employ in the Construction Sector

Are you a construction company who employs staff? Find out what the key indicators to having a successful team in in our FREE Webinar. Hosted by Industry Specialists on how to deliver a successful construction project.

Understanding Funding Support for Training in Construction

Laleta Wright, Engagement Manager Construction Skills Queensland and Tammy Micola, Back to Work Program TAFE Queensland are here to help navigate through information around available funding for training in construction.

Construction Skills Queensland is an independent, industry-funded body that invests in skilling and training members of the Queensland construction industry! CSQ makes it easier for individuals to achieve their training goals and businesses to grow and thrive. CSQ can connect you with RTO’s that deliver CSQ-funded programs from short courses to advanced diplomas. Funding up to 75% of training costs, CSQ assists eligible apprentices and trainees to access free additional training through apprentice advance and programs. CSQ also supports small businesses in Queensland to increase their capability and capacity through Small Business Programs that aid development of skills and training for the industry.

Jobseekers Webinars

Communication and Construction featuring Eric Lollo - NQ Excavations

Communication is a critical life skill. It is central to the first impression that you make with an employer – with anybody. This interactive webinar will focus on communications involved in the Civil Construction industry. What’s your personal “elevator“ pitch ? Learn a simple 5 step process and practice it. This webinar will share some practical communication tips. It will inspire you to be a confident speaker in the Civil Construction industry and your every day life.

Communication and Construction featuring Clinton Huff - Shamrock Civil

Communication is a critical life skill. It is central to the first impression that you make with an employer – with anybody. This interactive webinar will focus on communications involved in the Civil Construction industry. What’s your personal “elevator“ pitch ? Learn a simple 5 step process and practice it. This webinar will share some practical communication tips. It will inspire you to be a confident speaker in the Civil Construction industry and your every day life.