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. ..
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 Valley’s Camp School has recently announced a $1 million accommodation extension to their campus. ..
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. ..
Could an intern help your business? ..
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. ..
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 has launched its Ambassador Program, an initiative to enhance customer service at the airport. ..
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.
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. ..
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 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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..