SPARK Programs

Ginninderry’s award winning SPARK Training and Employment Program offers a wide range of accredited courses.

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Hundreds of people have been inspired by our SPARK programs—going on to pursue careers in fields as diverse as civil construction, business administration, childcare, hospitality and more.

To find out more and check your eligibility, please contact the SPARK team on 1800 316 900 or email spark@ginninderry.com

Our program line-up includes:

  • SPARK JobTrainer Industry Explorer
  • Women Return to Work
  • JobTrainer Disability Support Taster
  • JobTrainer Information Technology Taster
  • Yass Construction Program
  • Queanbeyan Construction Program
  • JobTrainer Conservation Land Management
  • JobTrainer Women in Trades
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Construction Taster
  • IT Taster
  • Disability Support
  • JobTrainer Women in Civil Construction

2021 Program Schedule

Now enrolling

Master Builders ACT together with SPARK and our partners are proud to launch this innovative training program to encourage more women to consider a career in the civil construction industry. Civil construction is an exciting part of the sector with interesting roles across the planning, design and creation of major infrastructure projects and this program will provide participants with specialised accredited training and employment pathways.

Specifically targeting women from the ACT, this program will provide participants with seven core units of competency and a pathway into a qualification in civil construction with a four-week work placement within the civil sector and guaranteed jobs for successful program graduates.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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If you’re 17–24, there can be so many opportunities available when thinking about future career options.

The SPARK Industry Explorer Program will start you off on the right foot with 13 weeks of full-time training across 8 industries. You’ll walk away with a broad understanding of possible career paths and a selection of sought-after skills that will prepare you for a brighter future, whichever direction you pursue.

There are only 20 places available in this final program offered in 2021, so make sure you secure your spot today.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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SPARK in partnership with Canberra Institute of Technology (RTO Code: 0101) are delivering an accredited training program focusing on skills development, work experience and potential employment within the disability and individual support sector.

This program will provide 4 accredited units of competency from the Induction to Disability (CHCSS0081) skill set and 1 accredited unit of competency from the Infection Control skill set (HLTSS00064).

This 10 week program, will run 4 days per week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 24 hours per week) and be a combination of practical hands on learning, theory and industry work experience placements.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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SPARK in partnership with the Canberra Institute of Technology (RTO code:0101) are delivering an innovative accredited training program focused on giving participants a “taste” of different skill sets within the Information Technology sector.

Specifically targeting people living within the Australian Capital Territory, this program on successful completion will provide participants with a number of units of competency in the Information Technology sector.

Commencing Monday 26 July 2021, this 9-week program will run 3 days per week (Mon, Thurs and Fri, 20 hours per week) and be a combination of theory and practical hands on learning and potential industry work experience.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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SPARK in partnership with TAFE NSW (RTO Code: 90003) and the Yass Valley Anglican Church are delivering an innovative accredited training program focusing on skills development, work experience and potential employment within the construction sector.

Specifically targeting people living within the Yass Valley and surrounding region, this program will provide participants with a Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111), a Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) and a Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211).

Commencing Monday 9 August 2021, this 15 week program will run 3 days per week (Mon–Wed, 21 hours per week) and be a combination of theory, practical hands on learning and industry work experience.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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SPARK in partnership with the Canberra Institute of Technology (RTO Code: 0101) and the Ginninderry Conservation Trust are delivering an innovative training program focused on giving individuals accredited training within the Conservation Land Management sector. This program will introduce participants to career options and the range of associated vocational pathways.

Specifically targeting people living within the Australia Capital Territory, this program will provide participants with eight accredited units of competency from the Conservation Land Management qualification.

Commencing 26 July 2021, this 17 week program will run four days per week (Monday–Thursday, 24 hours per week) and be a combination of practical hands on learning, theory and industry work experience placements.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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The Ginninderry SPARK Training and Employment Initiative proudly supports training and employment opportunities for local people.

SPARK in partnership with JobTrainer (a jointly funded initiative of the ACT and Australian Governments), Master Builders ACT, Build Like a Girl, Healthy Tradie Project, Construction Industry Training Council and the ACT Training Fund Authority are proud to launch this innovative training program to encourage more women to consider a career in the construction industry.

Construction is an exciting sector with interesting roles across traditional trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, bricklaying, concreting, roof tiling, plastering, painting and many more. This program will provide participants with specialised accredited training, industry work placements and potential employment pathways within the carpentry, electrical and plumbing sectors.

Commencing on Monday 19th April 2021, this ten week program will run five days per week (Mon–Fri) and be a combination of theory, practical hands-on learning and industry work placement.

To book a place and check your eligibility, please contact Shayla at Ginninderry on 1800 316 900 or spark@ginninderry.com

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Success Stories

  • My SPARK experience with Cameron Minogue

  • My SPARK experience with Skye L’Estrange

  • My SPARK experience with Mitchell McEvoy

  • My SPARK experience with Bernice Ayer

  • ‘My SPARK experience’ with Michael Bowman

  • ‘My SPARK experience’ with Lisa Goodisson