South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula

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Employment Facilitator

Darrell Hewton
South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Employment Facilitator
0421 097 537 

Local Jobs Plan

South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Melbourne Local Jobs Plan


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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula region for projects that meet the priorities identified in the Local Jobs Plan.

Projects will be identified for funding through periodic Request for Proposals (RFP).

Please contact your local Employment Facilitator for information about the Local Recovery Fund and to discuss project proposals.

Approved Activities

Activity Name Organisation Local Recovery Fund Activity Partner Description
SEMMA Welding Skills Training Project South Eastern Melbourne Manufacturers’ Alliance Inc. Job Prospects This activity includes the delivery of a 150-hour, industry-led, 4-week targeted welding short-course training program to 60 participants, and aims to address a skills shortage through delivery of tailored and targeted training aligned to local employer skill requirements as well as industry needs. The activity is targeted to the Youth, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Female cohorts, as well as individuals who were impacted by COVID-19 in their previous employment. The activity will also facilitate participant job placements, and is run by the South Eastern Melbourne Manufacturers’ Alliance Inc.
Skill Up and Placement Programme Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited MatchWorks The activity involves the delivery of pre-employment job readiness training and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator Skills short course training to 45 participants. The training aims to address a skill shortage for CNC operators in the region and is aligned with the requirements of employers in the advanced and precision manufacturing sector. The activity will target youth and other disadvantaged participants as well as those whose previous employment has been impacted by COVID-19.
Frankston Mornington Peninsula Bridging the Gap Program Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Local Learning and Employment Network Inc Asuria This activity has been designed to help address labour market shortages in local growth industries such as Construction, Hospitality and Health. The activity targets young job seekers and involves micro skills set training through blended face−to−face and online delivery. The activity will leverage the Frankston Mornington Peninsula Local Learning and Employment Network's online job portal to link graduating Participants with Employer partners.
The Placement Circle (TPC) WomenCAN Australasia Ltd WISE Employment This activity involves a peer supported environment for female Participants to undertake employability skills training, combined with vocational training focused on cleaning roles in the care sector. This activity addresses cohort disadvantages focused on women in the South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Employment Region, to facilitate placements for Participants into paid traineeships in the cleaning sector or other employment opportunities.

For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.