Show Me The Way Blog

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Young graduates skilled and ready to work on country

Ten of the Certificate lll in Conservation and Land Management graduates with their certificates

Story courtesy the Koori Mail

Twelve young Quandamooka people from south east Queensland have graduated with the Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management.

Throughout their course the young people, who will go on to be rangers, have been taught the skills needed to work on country and conserve the culture and heritage that has been passed down by local Elders.

All 12 students completed the course after six months of working in the field and studying.

Some of the graduates had not completed their high schooling and had struggled with literacy throughout their lives.

Booroongen Djugun College assisted all in completing their certificates as well as building their confidence and helping with literacy skills.

The training was funded by the Queensland Government, through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

The Koori Mail is a media partner of Show Me The Way

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