A new program in Victoria is offering a cadetship to refugee and asylum seeker engineers to kick their careers in the infrastructure industry.

The Engineering Pathway Industry Cadetship (or EPIC) is offered by Major Road Projects Victoria and Level Crossing Removal Project in Victoria.

The cadetship is 18 months long and it aims to recruit skilled refugees and asylum seekers to work in the infrastructure industry. 

Image: Abdulwahed Salloum (left) with his fellow EPIC Roads Cadet Graduate Engineer Tariq Zia (right). Image supplied

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Allen Garner – CEO of Major Roads Projects Victoria, and Abdulwahed Salloum – Engineer and cadet from the Engineering Pathway Industry Cadetship

First aired on The Wire, Friday 29 July 2022