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People working on a trail in Margaret River
  • Collie and Dwellingup residents encouraged to sign up to learn trail construction skills
  • Participants who complete the week-long course will be 'job-ready' and able to apply for future trails construction jobs
  • Trails construction course is part of State Government's plan to create more than 180km of trails in Collie and Dwellingup 

The training initiative is part of the Government's broader $10 million plan to create and maintain more than 180km of high-quality mountain bike and bushwalking trails in Collie and Dwellingup.

The five-day Job Ready Trail Construction Training pilot project will be held from November 18-22 at Roche Park Recreation Centre in Collie, and on nearby land managed by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA).

Participants will be taught a range of practical trail building skills to help them become job-ready and able to apply for future entry level trail construction jobs.

The course will cover subjects such as sustainable trail principles, trail features, dieback awareness, stonework, and practical trail construction techniques.

Throughout the five-day course, participants will have the opportunity to interact with potential employers to maximise their chances of employment.

The course is being organised by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and DBCA.


Page reviewed 27 February 2023