Enable Social Enterprises
Enable’s IT equipment recycling services deliver both Environmental and Social Impact. They accept both working and non-working order Computer equipment across Melbourne. Metro. After they receive the equipment, they test it to see if it is in working order.
Working order equipment is re-deployed overseas to support world-wide access to technology through their registered and accredited recycling partners.
Non-working order equipment is dismantled at our social enterprise to directly support work skills activities for local disadvantaged job seekers. Enable's programs exist to improve job prospects for participants in the open labor market whilst saving computer waste from landfill.
Skills You Might Learn
Students will have the opportunity to be trained to understand basic computer components, they will learn how to clean and maintain a tidy and safe work space. Students will follow correct manual handling procedures at all times. They will learn how to adhere to safe work processes and procedures and when handling computers.
Typical Tasks & Duties
Students will learn how to safely disassemble IT equipment and sort parts into the relevant bins/areas provided to ensure effective recycling/waste management practices. Students will follow instructions provided by the team leader, this may include conducting data destruction tasks, testing equipment for working order and engaging in collections activities.
Students must be able to follow instructions and to work safely. They may have a basic IT and computer knowledge. They should, for example, possess the skills to be able to identify the internal components of a computer, such as RAM, hard drive, floppy drive and DVD-ROM. Students will need to wear suitable safety clothing and be willing to seek assistance from the Team Leader as required. Students should be able to work in a team and have good communication skills and the ability to travel and work independently.
Long pants and work boots (steel capped) must be worn. Safety equipment such as gloves and eye-protection will be provided.
Special Transport Requirements
Close to public transport.
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