Jobs Ready Program

What is it?
The federal government has delivered more than $4.7 million to be shared between five organisations across the Wide Bay. Fraser Coast Regional Council is one of them.
Under the Hervey Bay Jobs Ready Program, Council has developed the “Jobs Pathway Program” to upskill, build job readiness and provide intensive support to unemployed people aged 35 years and under.

Jobs Pathway Program

The Jobs Pathway Program is a course that aims at enhancing job readiness with increased confidence and empowerment to help participants gain and retain jobs.

IT'S FREE and runs for three weeks, three days per week in Hervey Bay on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 9am – 2pm.  A light breakfast and lunch is provided.

Participants can expect a varied schedule, including learning techniques in:

  • Increasing job seeking skills
  • Resume writing
  • Writing letters of application
  • Interview skills
  • Applying for jobs in person and online.

The program has strong connections with local employers and the Fraser Coast Jobs Hub and can help familiarise participants with industries via site visits and guest speakers, as well as highlight career opportunities in the region.

Prior to signing up you are encouraged to attend an information session to obtain insight into the program.

LOCATION: 1/65 Main Street, Pialba - Courses are limited to 20 participants each.


Program number Information session date Program start date Program end date
Job Pathway 1  already conducted 3 May 19 May
Job Pathway 2 25 May - 10-11am and 1-2pm 31 May 16 June
Job Pathway 3 22 June (times to be confirmed) 28 June 14 July
Job Pathway 4 31 August (times to be confirmed) 6 September 22 September
Job Pathway 5 28 September (times to be confirmed) 4 October 20 October
Job Pathway 6 26 October (times to be confirmed) 1 November 17 November
Job Pathway 7 23 November (times to be confirmed) 29 November 15 December

Attend an information session or fill out the expression of interest form and submit via email:
For more information call the program managers Jordan on 0476 395 466 or Louise on 0447 404 782.

Fraser Coast Jobs Hub

Check out the Fraser Coast Jobs Hub!

If you are a local job seeker, you can sign up to the online portal for free to view local jobs and much more.