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 towards the end 2019 & 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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