Participants will be trained in operating excavator for one month in a standard skill. In the next months the skill will be improved by experience and will be provided with training for trainer to be assigned as trainer assistant. Daily observation and evaluation will up grade the trainer level. Training certificate will be issued for the skill training and Acknowledgement of Experience as trainer will be provided if required.
This is a very rare opportunity. You will be trained in operating excavator in one month and the next months you will be trained and become volunteer and intern of operator training in our training school.
You will gain two benefits, firstly skill in excavator operation and secondly capability as trainer. This will benefit your easy of entry to job opportunities and your future careers. Besides, experience and capability to operate heavy equipment such as excavator will increase your self confidence.
If you prefer to stay only a month you will still gain skill in operating excavator for your benefit. For leisure travelers, operating excavator will be full of enjoyment and fascination. Job seekers, students, professionals and retirees are welcome take part, ladies or men.
By taking part in this project you will gain a colorful experience which will be a benefit for your future and for your resume.
You should be at least 17 years old, in a good health, ready and enjoy a different way of life, enjoy communicating with people, enjoy mechanical works, and speak English. You are required to cover your travel expenses and insurance cost prior to your arrival.
Price and coverage
The price will cover using excavator for training and practice, picking up at the airport, room/accommodation, meals twice a day at home if accommodated by host family (volunteers have to spend about USD 4 a day for meals if accommodated in a guest house), maximum three days city orientation, and consultation whenever necessary during the whole stay. Contact us for a quote.
Please send your application stating when you would like to start and for how long, your cv/resume, copy of passport if you already have, and a passport photograph. Please send the scanned copies first to our E-Mail address and then the printed version to our postal address.
You will live either in a host family, homestay, or a guest house, based on your preference, depending on the availability of each. Your payments include breakfast, and upon request, dinner, if you stay with a host family.
Makassar is a city in the island of Sulawesi where there are a variety of tourism destinations. Week end holidays and special two weeks leave after two work months can be spent for leisure travels. In the weekends you can visit touristic sites around Makassar. We offer Ecotours to either around Makassar, to Kahyangan excursion island, Malino tropical forest, Bantimurung waterfall, Bira white sand beach, or Toraja cultural village with ancient catacomb and festivities. A selection of these Ecotours is free for volunteers depending on the length of your stay. During one week vacation given each month, you can explore other beautiful places in Indonesia such as Bali, Toraja, and Lombok. If applicable you will also be invited to traditional wedding ceremonies or family/neighborhood gatherings, as a means to experience Indonesia’s beautiful and fascinating culture.
Atmosphere of the class
The participants of the class would be 18 to 30 years of age. They may or may not have sufficient background knowledge. We have workshops for heavy equipment operation including excavator operation. Our excavator units include models such as CAT301, CAT302, Hitachi PS100.
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