KYAL Atkinson hopes to be a police officer one day. And the 17-year-old is one step closer to his dream — completing a school-based traineeship at Echuca police station.
Skillinvest has partnered with Victoria Police and the Victorian State Government to provide employment pathway opportunities for secondary school students that identify as indigenous. The program is delivered via the school based traineeship program as a state wide initiative in Victoria.
Skillinvest together with Victoria Police are helping to nurture and develop positive community leaders of the future, providing local employment and training opportunities at Police stations throughout Victoria for year 10, 11 and 12 Aboriginal students through a School-based Traineeship.
He may be surrounded by moving boxes at home, but Ian Westhead has hit the ground running this week, joining the Horsham office as the new Regional RTO Manager and taking responsibility for all Skillinvest training being delivered across Western Victoria.