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Target 100
Friday, March 18, 2011
Target 100 is a Gforce and community partnered scholarship initiative to assist young people from Geelong’s northern suburbs take control of their futures by becoming apprentices and trainees.

Successful scholarship candidates are employed by Gforce as an Apprentice or Trainee and placed with a Host Hmployer.  Gforce provides the candidate with post-placement support through an Industry Consultant, a community 'buddy', provides pre entry learning (literacy and numeracy) if required, pay trade school fees and at the end of a successful first year pay the apprentice or trainee a scholarship of $1000.  Businesses hosting a Gforce Scholarship Apprentice or Trainee will also be discounted the equivalent of 4 week’s base wage at the successful completion of the first year.

The first target 100 scholarship candidate Johana as completed her Business Traineeship and is now about to launch into her new career.    Congratulations Johana.

To become a Host Employer of a scholarship candidate, to sponsor or to apply for a scholarship or sponsor please contact Lucy on 5274 1311 or email lo'

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