TRANSIT is an initiative to showcase employment opportunities in transport to workers from declining industries, including former automotive workers.
Program participants will learn about the breadth of opportunities available across the rail and public transport sector including rolling stock manufacturing, plant maintenance and operations.
The program focuses on practical, job ready skills and training required to work within a construction and railway environment.
An initiative of the Level Crossing Removal Project, in consultation with Metro Trains Melbourne, TRANSIT forms part of the Training for the Future program.
What can participants expect?
During the five-day program, participants receive practical, job-ready training to help them gain competency and employment in the transport and construction industries. This includes accreditation for:
- Train Track Safety Awareness
- Construction White Card.
After completing the program, the program supports participants to network with program partners and apply for roles with those organisations directly.
- Transdev (bus and driver)
- Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM)
- Metro Academy
- Bombardier (build our trains)
- Yarra Trams
When does the program run?
The program runs monthly.