Training and Employment

Four aboriginal men standing by some equipment at the Shed

Through a focus on growing relationships and the facilitation of activities that are relevant and of interest to the community, the Shed has positioned itself as a safe place for community members to participate in personal and professional development.

A range of vocational training and skill development activities have been conducted at the Shed including:

  • Remote Area Guiding – in conjunction with the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program (AACAP)
  • Hairdressing and Beauty therapy courses
  • First Aid
  • Earthmoving (Bobcat) Skills and qualifications
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Welding
  • Business Development
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Screen Printing
  • Try a Trade events
  • Motoring Workshops
  • Junk Art
  • Speech and Occupational Therapy – in partnership with Curtin University
An aborginal woman with Shed Manager Ryan holding colourful weaving artwork  An aboriginal man sitting in a bobcat Aboriginal men doing some woodwork 
 

A group of aboriginal youth in the pool with their trainer at Jigalong

Jump Into Our Talent Pool!

Talent Pool is an initiative that provides Indigenous Youth with aquatic work skills!

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Learn more about our Indigenous Programs!

Three aboriginal girls in a swimming pool smiling

Remote Aboriginal Swimming Pools

The Remote Pools program provides recreational and educational swimming programs in Indigenous communities, to encourage safe aquatic participation.

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