Welcome to Rivers Australia

The first half of 2010 saw a number of company briefings take place with a view to establishing a enterprise specific groups undertaking the Diploma of Logistics.  A group has been established with Rivers Australia for 13 of their supervisors and leading hands working in their warehouses in Ballarat and Tottenham. Rivers Australia is a major retailer of clothing and footwear with over 140 retail stores. Servicing these stores with merchandise, shop fittings and point of sale (POS) supplies are a number of warehouses in Ballarat and Melbourne. Under the auspice of Holmesglen Institute, the program has been tailored specifically to meet the needs of Rivers. 

The program uses a mixture of off-the-job full day workshops and five one-on-one RPL/workplace coaching sessions. In these one-on-one session the assessor shadows the student in the workplace, observing, questioning, recording and gathering evidence and providing individual coaching in applying the knowledge and skills covered in the off-the-job workshops.

The Rivers group comprises eight supervisors and five leading hands and includes five women and eight men.