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January 22, 2018

SPARKs fly in 2017

It was a big year for Ginninderry’s unique training and employment initiative, SPARK. The program has grown over the course of 2017, partnering with local and national groups to help residents of the Capital Region reach their full potential.

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August 17, 2017

Former SPARK: Rebeka Auva’a

Before she found SPARK, Rebeka Auva’a was a housekeeper. While it wasn’t exactly her dream job, she got by, until she suffered an injury at work that forced her to find an alternative occupation.

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June 21, 2017

SPARK meets industry workforce needs with a new training and employment program in community care

SPARK in partnership with the Canberra Institute of Technology and Belconnen Community Service is delivering a new and innovative accredited training program focusing on skills development, work experience and employment within the community care sector, to be known as Belconnen Community Care Pre-Employment Program Specifically targeting people living within the Belconnen and the wider region, the program will provide.

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June 1, 2017

From SPARKs to flames – bright futures for Yass grads!

Another remarkable milestone was reached today for SPARK, with 12 participants from the Yass Construction Program celebrating their graduation. Over the course of the 12-week program, participants developed a range of skills and techniques, including but not limited to concreting, paving and brick-laying.

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May 26, 2017

Bright SPARKS shine at graduation!

Today we had the opportunity to celebrate our latest 19 SPARK participants who graduated as part of the West Belconnen Administration Pre-Employment Program. The program has been running out of Charnwood for the past three months and it is amazing to see how far all participants have come in that time.

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