Services and Courses

Seasonal workers Seasonal Employment
  • provide information about work in the sugar industry in the Mackay Region
  • facilitation of registrations for workers seeking employment in the sugar industry
  • facilitation of registrations for farmers seeking workers  for the harvest season
  • scheduling workshops to assist people seeking employment in the harvest to be skilled in the operation of sugar specific heavy machinery
  • provision of online inductions to ensure safety compliance
Safety around Electricl Assets - training for haulout and harvester operators
Expressions of Interest for those who would like to attend a one-day workshop for safety around electrical assets - training for haulout and harvester operators.  Planning is underway with an approved Ergon Energy Registered Training Organisation to offer these workshops in the first half of 2020. On completion, the outcome for the attendees will ensure they have the required knowledge & awareness of:
  • Identification of exclusion zones as they are part of the Law - Electrical Safety Regulations
  • having the designated Observer when working within exclusion zones
  • Markers for attachment to power lines that are noticeable and durable
  • Prepare and carry out working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker
  • Electricity infrastructure assets, related voltages and requirements for working safely near electrical appartus as non-electrical worker are identified
Workplace Health & Safety for Farmers 
  • information and resources to assist farmers to meet their workplace health & safety obligations
  • assistance in compiling Workplace Health & Safety documentation to meet compliance requirements
  • provision of online inductions and courses to assist growers with the training requirements for their workers
Traineeships Smartcane Best Management Practice (BMP)
  • information
  • referrals
  • assistance with registrations
  • assistance with completing the self-assessments
Implementing Funding Projects Human Resources Services
  • sourcing funding for training services
  • implementing and funded projects
  • advice and resources to assist with recruitment of workers
  • advice and resources to assist with induction of workers
Career Information  Computer and Accounting Financial Packages
  • for growers
  • for school leavers
  • One-on-one tuition for any Microsoft Office Suite
  • MYOB and Reckon








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