QGC Pathways is providing local Western Downs communities and traditional owner groups with the opportunity to build a career in natural gas, and gain a nationally recognised trade or vocational qualification in the following areas:

  • Mechanical (3 roles available, 4 year duration) – Apply
  • Electrical & Instrumentation (3 roles available, 5 year duration) – Apply
  • Process Plant Operations (6 roles available, 3 year duration) – Apply
  • Warehousing & Logistics (1 role available, 2 year duration) – Apply
  • The successful candidates will also be able to build their skills in real time, working alongside seasoned industry professionals.

The first intake of trainees and apprentices under the QGC Pathways program will commence in January 2018.

QGC have partnered with MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees to recruit, employ and support the next generation of Western Downs locals who want to get qualified in a trade through an apprenticeship or traineeship pathway. As part of the recruitment for the 2018 QGC Pathways program, MIGAS and QGC will be hosting a number of community information sessions at QGC and high school locations in Dalby, Chinchilla, Miles and Tara. Places are limited, so please register to attend.

Wednesday 2 August 2017

Dalby: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Dalby State High School Trade Training Centre
18082 Warrego Hwy
Dalby QLD 4405 
Click to register

Chinchilla: 4.30pm to 5.30pm
QGC Training Centre
Corner Carmichael Street & Taylor Street
Chinchilla QLD 4413 
Click to register

Thursday 3 August 2017

Tara: 2pm to 3pm
Tara Soldiers Memorial Hall
19 Fry Street
Tara QLD 4421
Click to register

Miles: 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Miles State High School (Library)
Pine Street
Miles QLD 4415
Click to register

Empowering Community Strategy (ECS) seeks to deliver “Closing the Gap” solutions to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and communities through a collaborative engagement process. They work with Indigenous Communities and the corporate sector to provide employment and training solutions which will provide tangible and measurable results, to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. They Strive to deliver equitable outcomes for every Australian developing sustainable programs connecting to Employment, Community, Culture and Family.

Empowering Communities has been engaged by QGC to help support and prepare local Indigenous candidates to apply for QGC Pathways. QGC has introduced QGC Pathways– an apprentice and trainee program helping young people from towns like Chinchilla, Dalby, Tara, Miles and Wandoan build a career in the oil and gas industry. QGC have partnered with MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees.

Empowering Community Strategy aims to assist local Traditional Owner and Indigenous people get a head start in the onshore natural gas industry, Empowering Communities are running two Trainee / Employment Preparation courses during July/August: -

Current Year 12 students

  • Commencing 24th July, 70 minute classroom based
  • every Monday, for four weeks (24 July - 17 August) at Dalby Senior High School and Chinchilla QGC training room Operations Centre (Warego Hwy). Afternoon tea included.

Post-school candidates (class size: 10)

  • Commencing 31st July e.g. two week intensive: 9am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday (31 July – 11 Aug), at CWA Community Centre, Heeney St, Chinchilla. Lunch included each day.
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