Subsidised Skills Training for Drought Affected Youth
16 Dec 2019
The NSW Government, through Training Services NSW, is subsidising skills training for young people impacted by the drought to support youth engagement and increase employability skills during January 2020. The initiative is one within a package of government programs available to support farmers, their families and rural communities.
The initiative aims to provide support to young people effected by the drought during the Christmas/January holiday period.
A wide range of training is available, including:
• Animal Studies
• Community Services
• Construction - White card
• Drone Operations
• First Aid
• Hospitality Essentials
• Individual Support
• Life Saving / Pool life guard
• Meat Processing
• Robotics and Coding
• Shearing / Wool Handling
• Work Health & Safety
To be eligible an applicant must be:
• aged between 15 to 24 years old (including school students)
• living or working in NSW
• an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen. And,
• reside in a drought affected area in, Western, North Western and Far Western NSW.