Trainees in the Community Safety and Information Service complete Certificates II and III training in security operations. The program includes weekly classroom training and a year-long practical work placement in the reception areas of the high rise towers located on the Collingwood, Fitzroy and Richmond public housing estates. Here they provide concierge services such as access control, information and referral services to local residents.
Graduates of the program are supported into employment in the security industry by a dedicated field officer.
The program is into its 11th year of operation and has maintained ongoing employment rates of graduates at above 70 per cent.
The program is supported by the Victorian Government and partners with Unified Security Group, Wilson Security and Dome Security so that trainees can progress to jobs in the industry.
Intake for new trainees will commence in April 2017
The Community Safety and Information Service program is open to public housing residents in the Collingwood, Fitzroy and Richmond area.
We value the contribution of our principal partner, the Department of Health and Human Services.
Scott Stickland, CSIS Operations and Development ManagerPhone: 0404 080 424Email: sstickland(at)bsl.org.au
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Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.