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New Be My Guest Workshops Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017

The BE MY GUEST program brings the city together to create that 'wow' guest experience leading up to, during and beyond the Games. ..

Farewell to Coolangatta Surf Club’s Bryan Jones

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

In recent months we saw the departure of long serving General Manager of the The Surf Club at Coolangatta, Bryan Jones, who served in the role for 17 years. Bryan was one of the longest serving Surf Club managers in Queensland, overseeing 17,000 members.  ..

Local Businesses Invited to Business Consultation Workshop

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Study Gold Coast is inviting local businesses to participate in the free Business Consultation Workshop from 8:00 – 9:30am on Thursday 21 September and engage in the scoping phase of the Gold Coast City Employability Program. ..

Currumbin Camp School Opens New Accommodation

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Currumbin Valley’s Camp School has recently announced a $1 million accommodation extension to their campus. ..

What the 2017 Federal Budget Means for Local Business Operators

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local business owners are invited to attend an informative breakfast talk from 7:00am on Thursday 6 July from the Hon Karen Andrews, outlining what the 2017 Federal Budget means for local business owners and operators. ..

Local Business Owners Invited to Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Information Night

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2017

Could an intern help your business? ..

Take Part in ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ Challenge

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Southern Gold Coast businesses are being urged to support the ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ challenge, launched at the Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce meeting this month.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2016
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Currumbin’s Glenn Raine Receives Training Accolade

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

Another great local success story, with Gold Coast Trades College manager, Glenn Raine, awarded the Southeast Region Trainer of the Year at the recent Queensland Training Awards. The Currumbin training college offers vocational training and business courses for trades and other industries.  ..

Gold Coast Airport Launches Ambassador Program

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Gold Coast Airport has launched its Ambassador Program, an initiative to enhance customer service at the airport. ..

CSGC Profile – Glenn Raine, Gold Coast Trades College

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

They say the future lies in the youth – and if local training organisation, Gold Coast Trades College, is anything to go by, they’re in good hands. On a Friday afternoon the workshops of this well-presented training college in the Currumbin Industrial Park are buzzing with students from local high schools undertaking their vocational education training, while apprentices and trainers bounce through the halls.
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SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..

Twin Towns Hosts Southern Cross Graduation Ceremony

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

Over 260 students from Southern Cross University attended their Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30 April, hosted at Twin Towns Services Club. Students from several schools, including Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Education, Law and Justice and the Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples received their graduating certificates and awards. ..

CSGC Thanks Small Business Solutions for Partnership

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

CSGC has thanked economic development partner, Small Business Solutions/TAFE Queensland, for their long-standing commitment to supporting businesses in the region. CSGC has been promoting the Certificate 3 and 4 Small Business Management courses delivered by Small Business Solutions/TAFE to local small business stakeholders for the past three years, with over 50 local businesses taking advantage of the highly subsidised courses to date. ..

Gold Coast Trades College Open Day

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

If you are looking for a career in the construction industry, need an apprentice to join your business or are a tradesperson looking for skills recognition or upgrades, head along to the Gold Coast Trades College Open Day on Friday 20 May at their college in Hayter Street, Currumbin Waters. ..

CSGC Profile – East Coast Homes and Park Cabins

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2016

Troy Gabriel began building caravans with his brother, Mark, 25 years ago. Now, their business East Coast Homes and Park Cabins is Queensland’s leading manufacturer of modular homes and transportable buildings, supplying everything from tourist park cabins to upmarket housing from their factory in Currumbin. ..

SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

March into Business Success

Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

CSGC’s Business Success Program gets underway in March, offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.  

Each 3 hour workshop is normally priced at $195, however the discounted price for Southern Gold Coast businesses is just $49 (incl GST) to complete the full qualification, representing great value for small business owners. ..

Balter Brewery to Turn Taps Next Month

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Currumbin’s newest high profile craft brewery, Balter Brewery, will open its doors next month. Founded by local World Champion surfers Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning along with surfers Josh Kerr and Bede Durbidge, the brewery is finally set to start pouring to the public in April, after 12 months in the making.  ..

Exhibit at the Gold Coast Careers Expo

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will feature a program of motivating, inspiring and interactive events throughout the Gold Coast from the 3rd-6th May.  ..

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