Ginninderry’s SPARK Program starts new training course

The SPARK Training and Employment Initiative proudly supports training and employment initiatives for local people.
SPARK in partnership with Canberra Institute of Technology and Belconnen Community Service are delivering a new and innovative accredited training program focusing on skills development, work experience and potential employment within the Early Childhood Education & Care sector.
An enrolment session will be held on Tuesday 6th March at 10:00am at Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen. It is mandatory that all individuals seeking to be on the program attend the 10:00am session
 To book a place or find out more information, please contact Ashleigh at SPARK on 6255 1173 or email

There’s a flyer you can look at here:  SPARK Childcare Commencing 19th March

Targeting people living within the Belconnen and the wider regions, this program will provide participants with: 

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care (CHC30113) upon completion
  • First Aid Certificate in Early Childhood Settings
  • Industry specific training designed in partnership with the Early Childhood Education & Care sector
  • Industry work placements for those participants that meet the selection criteria
  • Potential employment pathway opportunities

 This program will commence Monday 19th March 2018 and run four days a week (Mon – Thurs 30 hours per week) for 6 months.  The program will be a combination of theory, practical hands on learning and industry work placement. Eligibility criteria apply.
Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for Profile  funding, you must at the time of enrolment be:
·         17 years old or over (this age eligibility is set specific for this program)
·         no longer at school
·         living or working in ACT
·         an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
·         Not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college
*Please note – a small fee will apply for each successful participant depending on their eligibly.
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