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VPG Participant Kirstin’s success in Individual Support

VPG Participant Kirstin’s success in Individual Support

At 16 years of age, Kirstin left school. Considering her education and employment prospects, she engaged with TTW for additional support and guidance. Through career exploration and one on one coaching, Kirstin quickly identified an interest in pursuing a career in...

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Cairns leads the way in local recruitment drive

Cairns leads the way in local recruitment drive

Lead by Vocational Partnerships Group Inc. (VPG), and in collaboration with the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), Australian Government Employment facilitator, Tamilyn Brennan, and Precedence founder, Nicky Jurd, joined forces to develop a local solution to...

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VPG Participant Megan thriving at Thirkell

VPG Participant Megan thriving at Thirkell

After finishing school in Year 12, Megan was motivated to enter the work force and secure employment to support herself financially. With no previous work experience, Megan undertook intensive employability training through the Transition to Work program, helping her...

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Work experience key to young people’s success

Work experience key to young people’s success

Vocational Partnerships Group (VPG) has reported an incredible number of businesses in FNQ giving young people work experience placements to aid in their career planning. To date, in 2019, 400 employers have hosted 886 school students on work experience in Cairns....

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FNQ youth supported with their transition to work

FNQ youth supported with their transition to work

As young people reach the lifetime milestone of departing school, they have the opportunity to engage in an innovative program with Vocational Partnerships Group (VPG), Transition to Work. VPG’s Transition To Work (TtW) Program supports young people aged 15-21 on...

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Local youth get set for work

Local youth get set for work

Up to 63 youth are ready to Get Set For Work in Far North Queensland under a Queensland Government employment initiative through Vocational Partnerships Group Inc. (VPG) The program follows the injection of $8.75 million in statewide funding to support young people...

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