$10 business course on offer in Gladstone

JOB seekers serious about expanding their skill set can gain a certificate three qualification for just $10 next month.

A $10 certificate three business course funded by the state government's Certificate 3 Guarantee Working Queensland Jobs plan will be brought to Gladstone.

The course, which is usually $2000 and six months long, is offered for a clustered a week long certificate by Brisbane training company Get Certified.

Owner Sandy Surma said they would focus on resume writing and using Microsoft programs.

It's their first visit to Gladstone, but she says it won't be their last.

"For six months we've been working out of Brisbane and this was our first opportunity to come to Gladstone.

"We're very pliable in when and where we go.

"If there's a need we could easily come up every month.

"The course is something we can do in that week so people can attend without taking a large amount of time or money," she said.

"We want people to know there are training opportunities out there that don't cost a fortune," she said.

People can only access the certificate 3 guarantee once, so Ms Surma stressed it was important residents were serious about the business industry if they attend.

The aim of the program is to give people access to certificate three programs post-school certificate to help them re-enter the workforce.

It's open to any Queensland resident over the age of 15 and not completed a certificate three before.

The course is $10 or $5 with a concession card.

It is held from May 2 - 6 at Ryges Gladstone.

For more information phone getcertifiedqld@gmail.com or call 0438244909.
 



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