ADaPT (Aboriginal Drafting and Planning Traineeship)

This initiative will provide Indigenous trainees with a valuable opportunity to receive training and industry experience. The ADaPT program, which was launched in early 2023, is geared towards upskilling Indigenous people for white-collar positions such as drafting and planning.

RASP Australia welcomed its first trainee for the ADAPT program in February 2023. We are currently seeking businesses willing to participate in the ADAPT program by offering on-the-job experience and short-term placements to provide valuable industry exposure.

Advantages of collaborating for ADaPT

  • Great engagement initiative
  • Help develop young Indigenous for sustainable white collar careers
  • Expose future industry leaders in to your organisation
  • Marketing opportunity – Collaborators are able to market their involvement with ADaPT with approval
  • No upfront training and development cost – trainees are trained to a level where they can efficiently work in the
    environment before deployment.
  • Proven program that supports Indigenous trainees.

Advantages for our Trainees

  • Full-time salary, including paid study leave
  • Paid education/course fees
  • Exposure to market leading companies and collaborating with industry leaders
  • Indigenous mentors
  • Pathway to a successful and sustainable career
  • Training and Industry Events

Schedule & Skills

Schedule and skills will be made available with request as this is a specific to the trainee’s program and desired outcome.
Before deployment our trainees go through the following training:

  • Revit – with our experienced Architecture team
  • AutoCAD – Designed by CAD leaders
  • Microstation – Designed by CAD leaders
  • Leadership development

“The ADaPT program is a hands-on action learning opportunity with wrap around support for Indigenous Australians to learn on the job on country close to home whilst working on real practical jobs.”

CEO – iDiC – Adam Goodes


 “In order for the ADaPT Program to work we need clients that are willing to commit to long term contracts and utilize our services in Australia instead of outsourcing overseas”

Managing Director – RASP Australia – Richard Tester

Would you like more Information?

Contact us for a copy of our capability profile & case studies on previous projects.

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