Queensland Mining Jobs Expo: Locations & Information

Queensland mining jobs expoIn response to the ‘proposed 38,000 new mining jobs‘ and also in an effort to make sure that the majority of these positions are filled by Queenslanders, the Queensland Government (in conjunction with local councils and major employers) is hosting a series of 1 day mining and gas jobs expos around the state.

What Is The Queensland Mining & Gas Jobs Expo?

The purpose for these career expos is to give people with an interest in getting a mining job:

  • Information On Training Courses & Apprenticeships
  • An Opportunity To Chat With Employers & Recruitment Companies
  • A Chance To Analyse Their Skills and Get Career Advice

Where Are They Being Held?

There are currently 5 Queensland Mining Jobs Expos being held around the state, as a part of the Work For Queensland Initiative,  find out which one is nearest to you.

  • Gold Coast – 19th Of October
    Location: Southport Community Center (Map)
  • Sunshine Coast – 21st Of October
    Location: Caloundra Events Center (Map)
  • Fraser Coast – 28th Of October
    Location: Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre, Maryborough (Map)
  • Cairns – 2nd Of November
    Location: The Sebel Cairns (Map)
  • Whitsundays – 4th Of November
    Location: Southport Community Center (Map)

Why You Need To Attend

If you are looking to get a mining jobs in Queensland that getting to one of these events should be at the top of your ‘to-do’ list!

The main benefit for you is that you get to meet the people who you could either be working for or will be with ones helping you get a job. This puts a name to your face, when they pick up your resume. It is also a great opportunity to learn about the different initiatives that the Queensland Govervment have going on and learn about the training options that could make your more employable.

If you’re only just considering a mining career then you may wish you get the free DVD The Skills Centre have create, full of career success stories of people who have made the switch to work in the resource industry.

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