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2021 is a winning year for Jaycob

Jaycob Marr-Andrews has gone from strength to strength since graduating from RISE, starting an apprenticeship with a local masonry company in 2020 and winning Apprentice of the Year at the…
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RISE graduate Aiden starts the year on a high

RISE graduate Aiden McGivern has started 2021 on a high, taking out Belmont Rotary's Bert Fagg Apprentice of the Year award in February and receiving a Certificate of Merit in…

Helping youth RISE to jobs challenge

The Lovely Banks Development Group (LBDG) has committed to fund an innovative program that will provide young Geelong people with the best opportunity to find employment in the construction industry.…

RISE to the top – national award for Geelong jobs program

Greater Geelong’s RISE construction apprenticeship and jobs program has won the Community Collaboration category at the 2019 Economic Development Australia Awards for Excellence. The award celebrates RISE’s community building achievements…
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RISE in the running for prestigious national award

RISE has been shortlisted in the 2019 Economic Development Australia Awards for Excellence from a record field of entries. RISE is a finalist in the Community Collaboration in Economic Development…

Rapid rise for innovative Geelong jobs program

Greater Geelong’s Regional Industry Sector Employment program (RISE) has been recognised for its contribution to youth employment and skills development in the region, with the program confirmed as a finalist…