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Job skills for life

10 December 2018

Here at Health Infrastructure our projects drive significant structural and operational change.

They help hospitals provide more contemporary health care, boost health services and create innovative, integrated precincts.

But did you know they also create a wealth of jobs and exciting training opportunities?

The $700 million redevelopment of Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals is just one of our many projects.

And with help from the Department of Industry’s Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program, construction of Blacktown Hospital’s new Acute Services Building has generated substantial job prospects.

In fact an outstanding 140 training opportunities for young people under 25; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; women; apprentices; and other workers have been created.

Watch the video to hear from apprentice electrician Jasmine Cliff and apprentice carpenter Ochlan Parsons-King: two inspirational young people finding career success through Health Infrastructure’s association with the program.

Overall the Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital redevelopment is expected to deliver around 7,000 direct and indirect jobs in health and construction.

We’re proud to be partnering with industry and government to boost the number of skilled construction workers in NSW and to create fresh pathways to employment across the state.

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Image: Apprentice electrician Jasmine Cliff
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