The Weld to Life program is highly successful learning and development program that has been made available to young men and women since 2007.
Delivered at Rockingham PCYC, the course is available to young people who are in the equivalent school years of 11 or 12 and have been involved with the Youth Justice system, are at risk of offending or are disengaged from traditional education.
The program runs 4 days a week Monday – Thursday for 18 weeks and is a ‘work ready’ training program that teaches technical skills in a hands-on environment.
Developed, delivered and funded in partnership with South Metropolitan TAFE and the Department of Education, students are provided the opportunity to gain skills and certificates which enable them to take the next step in their journey to a successful career and positive future.
Participants graduate with a Certificate II Engineering Pathways (MEM20413)
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/manufacturing Employees – Level III as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work.
As part of the course, students will me making limited numbers of Dragon Patio Heaters – a commercially designed by-product of the 18 week accredited Engineering course.
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