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Notice of Intent Certificate III in Civil Construction - Stream 8 Traffic Management

Traffic Force have submitted a Notice of Intent to establish a Class B traineeship, RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction - Stream 8 Traffic Management.

Traffic Force have submitted a Notice of Intent to establish a Class B traineeship, RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction - Stream 8 Traffic Management.

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Introducing WAAMS

Introducing WAAMS

On 14 May 2018 the Department of Training and Workforce Development Apprenticeship Office released a new training contract record management system, Western Australian Apprenticeship Management System (WAAMS).

WAAMS has an online client portal allowing Australian Apprenticeship Support Network providers, registered training organisations, employers, apprentices/trainees and their parent/guardian (if applicable) to access and manage their training contracts online.

Once registered, users can access the WAAMS client portal 24/7 online and can submit training contract changes via the portal, replacing the current requirement of submitting paper forms by email to the Apprenticeship Office. Where possible, change requests submitted via the portal can be instantly approved.

In the WAAMS portal, users can also update their personal or organisational details and download copies of their training contract extract.

For more information about the WAAMS client portal and how to become a registered user, refer to the Frequently asked questions fact sheet on the Apprenticeship Office website, dtwd.wa.gov.au/waams. There are also a series of instructional videos available on the Apprenticeship Office website on how to navigate and perform specific actions within the WAAMS portal.

If you have any questions about WAAMS, please contact the Apprenticeship Office on 13 19 54.

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Notice of Intent - Customer Engagement

The Down Syndrome Association has submitted a Notice of Intent to establish a Certificate II traineeship in customer engagement. 

 

The traineeship will be primarily aimed at the learning styles for people with intellectual disabilties.  

The Financial, Administrative and Professional Services Training Council (FAPS) have been asked to provide a written submission to the State Training Board by 21 June 2018. 

If you are interested in this submission, please contact Allan Jones at FAPS on 9328 6372 or email info@fapstc.org.au.  

 

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Notice of Intent - Plumbing apprenticeship

Notice of Intent - Plumbing apprenticeship

The Office of the State Training Board has received a Notice of Intent to establish a Class A apprenticeship in Plumbing. 

The Construction Training Fund have been asked to provide a submission to the State Training Board by 19 June 2018.

For further information, please contact Alan Davis at the Construction Training Fund on 9244 0100. 

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WA VET Collaboration

Jim Walker

WA VET Collaboration

Jim Walker, Chair, State Training Board, has been appointed to chair the new WA Vocational Education and Training (VET) alliance as part of the WA VET Collaboration.

The collaboration between Rio Tinto Iron Ore and the West Australian Government will pioneer nationally recognised qualifications to meet the future needs of the mining and resources industry.

The training will provide Australia’s first automation qualifications where students will acquire new skills, improve their capability and build confidence in working alongside technology.

WA VET Collaboration

Jim Walker, Chair, State Training Board, has been appointed to chair the new WA Vocational Education and Training (VET) alliance as part of the WA VET Collaboration.

The collaboration between Rio Tinto Iron Ore and the West Australian Government will pioneer nationally recognised qualifications to meet the future needs of the mining and resources industry.

The training will provide Australia’s first automation qualifications where students will acquire new skills, improve their capability and build confidence in working alongside technology.

The launch of the project was announced on 4 April 2018 at SciTech in West Perth.

Courses are expected to be available at Western Australian TAFE Colleges and high schools from 2019.  

Click here to learn more about the WA VET Collaboration.

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Introducing Jobs and Skills WA

Jobs and Skills WA

Renewing the focus on vocational education and training and jobs in 2018.

Since 2013, Future Skills WA has been the way the State Government, via the Department of Training and Workforce Development, prioritised its investment in training and procurement of training delivery services through a funding and policy framework aligned with State priority qualifications. The WA Labor Government’s new Plan for Jobs initiative is a major election commitment to help create new jobs for Western Australians. It outlines plans and strategies that represent a significant re-focus on creating new jobs in a broader range of industries through increasing training opportunities that deliver employment outcomes for our community and support growth and diversity in the State’s economy.

To support Plan for Jobs, from 1 January 2018 the Department is consolidating all customer-facing operations related to training and workforce development into a new program – Jobs and Skills WA.

Many important industry qualifications are subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA, and our investment in training is focused on courses that enable people to gain skills for jobs that are, or will be, in high demand by industries and businesses in Western Australia. Priorities include apprenticeships, eligible traineeships and priority industry qualifications. Foundation skills and equity courses to build literacy, numeracy and employability skills continue to be subsidised, to support people in improving their training and employment outcomes. Additionally, contracting arrangement processes for publicly funded training providers have been streamlined and strengthened under Jobs and Skills WA, to support greater quality training provision and offer enhanced choices to students and employers.

A new Jobs and Skills WA website will launch in 2018 as the main customer-facing portal for all information related to vocational education and training, career development and workforce development. 2018 will also see the establishment of Jobs and Skills Centres which will be located across six metropolitan locations and seven regional locations, and a number of outreach services. The centres will be a one-stop shop for information, support and services related to training, career development and workforce development. More information about the new Jobs and Skills WA website and centres will be available early in 2018.

For enquiries or further information, please contact the Department's Communications and Marketing team via email to communications.marketing@dtwd.wa.gov.au.

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