The Generation Programme

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Welcome to the Generation Programme

Get an introduction to the range of employment opportunities in the forest industry.

The Eastland forest industry would like to introduce you to The Generation Programme – a ‘real world’ learning experience combining industry training and employment.

  • 6 week Base Camp – get ‘work ready’
  • Individualised 2 year training and career pathway
  • Earn while you learn – paid employment
  • Supported learning – pastoral care
  • Regular reviews
  • Flexibility to change mid-stream to other parts of the industry

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Act upon growing our people

Qualifications & Careers

The industry boasts over forty different job choices...we need to train the right people with the right skills.

Forestry Base Camp

A comprehensive 6 week introduction to the Forest Industry, providing you with the fundamental skills for employment.

Personal Requirements

Willing to learn, reliable, committed, determined to succeed, positive attitude, willing improve physical fitness & drug-free.

Training Providers

Siobhain Fyall


Siobhain Fyall brings a background of 25 years tertiary teaching experience predominantly with youth, and focused on employment skills and work-based training.

With a husband in the industry, Siobhain knows about the difficulties in finding the ‘right’ worker.

“I am excited to be part of his new innovative approach to forestry training. It offers a contextualized learning and a training environment that will allow our trainees an opportunity to experience working in a real work environment. Trainees will get a mapped career pathway which will offer choices across different strands of interest in the industry.

“This is all about growing our people to working in an exciting growing industry.”

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