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Geraldton Jobs and Skills Centre now open

Geraldton

Jobs and Skills Centre in Geraldton is now open!

Located at Central Regional TAFE, Geraldton campus, the JSC will provide free professional advise on training and employment opportunities in the local area.

For more information on the Geraldton JSC, click here

Jobs and Skills Centre in Geraldton is now open!

Located at Central Regional TAFE, Geraldton campus, the JSC will provide free professional advise on training and employment opportunities in the local area.

For more information on the Geraldton JSC, click here

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Northam Jobs and Skills Centre open

JSC

Central Regional TAFE is now home to Northam's new Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC).

A one-stop-shop for training and employment advice, the Northam JSC also offers assistance with job application and CV/resume writing.

Further information on the Northam JSC is available here!

Central Regional TAFE is now home to Northam's new Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC).

A one-stop-shop for training and employment advice, the Northam JSC also offers assistance with job application and CV/resume writing.

Further information on the Northam JSC is available here!

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Vocational Education and Training review

VET review

The Australian Government will be undertaking an Expert Review of the VET sector led by former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employmnet, Steven Joyce.

The review will focus on the effectiveness the VET sector provides to all Australians to ensure a successful working life and, the skills and support provided through the VET sector to small, family, regional and rural Australian businesses supporting their continued growth.

The Australian Government will be undertaking an Expert Review of the VET sector led by former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employmnet, Steven Joyce.

The review will focus on the effectiveness the VET sector provides to all Australians to ensure a successful working life and, the skills and support provided through the VET sector to small, family, regional and rural Australian businesses supporting their continued growth.

To find out more on the Vocational Education and Training Review, click here.

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New apprenticeship and traineeship policy released

A & T Policy

A revised Apprenticeship and traineeship policy has been released after extensive consultation with stakeholders.

The new policy will simplfy the apprenticeship and traineeship process for apprentices, trainees, students, parents, schools, employers and RTOs.

Follow this link to find out more about the revised policy.

A revised Apprenticeship and traineeship policy has been released after extensive consultation with stakeholders.

The new policy will simplfy the apprenticeship and traineeship process for apprentices, trainees, students, parents, schools, employers and RTOs.

Follow this link to find out more about the revised policy.

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Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre open!

Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre open!

North Regional TAFE is now home to the new Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre!

Practical and professional advice is offered on employment, training, apprenticeship and traineeships aswell as information on how to find a job and local employment opportunities.

The Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by career services from Empowering People in Communities (EPIC), and Aboriginal services, Bloodwood Tree.

North Regional TAFE is now home to the new Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre!

Practical and professional advice is offered on employment, training, apprenticeship and traineeships aswell as information on how to find a job and local employment opportunities.

The Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by career services from Empowering People in Communities (EPIC), and Aboriginal services, Bloodwood Tree.

Click here to learn more about what the Karratha Jobs and Skills Centre can do for you and your career!

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Broome Jobs and Skills Centre is open!

Broome Jobs and Skills Centre is open!

North Regional TAFE Broome, is home to the new Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC)!

Western Australia's JSCs offer free services and advice to  all members of the community.

Services include career advice, help looking for a job, CV training and apprenticeship and traineeship information.

The Broome Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by career services from Wunan Foundation.

Another JSC will be opening in Karratha soon to further support the Pilbara community.

North Regional TAFE Broome, is home to the new Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC)!

Western Australia's JSCs offer free services and advice to  all members of the community.

Services include career advice, help looking for a job, CV training and apprenticeship and traineeship information.

The Broome Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by career services from Wunan Foundation.

Another JSC will be opening in Karratha soon to further support the Pilbara community.

To find out how the JSC can help you, click here for more information.

 

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Bunbury Jobs and Skills Centre now open!

Bunbury Jobs and Skills Centre now open!

The new Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC) is now open at South Regional TAFE Bunbury!

Together with the Albany JSC, free professional training and employment advice will be available to all south west members of the community. The JSC helps with apprenticeship and traineeship guidance, finding a job and provides a link to local industry and business opportunities.

Click on this link to find out how the Bunbury Jobs and Skills Centre can help you!

The new Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC) is now open at South Regional TAFE Bunbury!

Together with the Albany JSC, free professional training and employment advice will be available to all south west members of the community. The JSC helps with apprenticeship and traineeship guidance, finding a job and provides a link to local industry and business opportunities.

Click on this link to find out how the Bunbury Jobs and Skills Centre can help you!

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Congratulations to the WA winners at the Australian Training Awards 2018!

Australian Training Awards 2018

The Australian Training Awards, which honours and celebrates the achivements of the vocational education and training (VET) sector,  was held in Sydney on 15 November 2018.

The State Training Board congratulates the finalists and Western Australian winners of the Australian Training Awards 2018!

Caitlin Whittle winner of the Australian school-based Apprentice of the Year Award

The Australian Training Awards, which honours and celebrates the achivements of the vocational education and training (VET) sector,  was held in Sydney on 15 November 2018.

The State Training Board congratulates the finalists and Western Australian winners of the Australian Training Awards 2018!

Caitlin Whittle winner of the Australian school-based Apprentice of the Year Award

Caitlan Noble winner of the Vocational Student of the Year Award

Soleil White winner of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Award

Crystle Challenger winner of the VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award

Integrating Training and Biodiversity Conservation winner of the Industry Collaboration Award

Busselton Senior High School winner of the School Pathways to VET Award

 

 

 

 

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Consumer Engagement via Online and Social Media - Public Consultation

SkillsIQ, on behalf of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), has embarked upon a cross-sector project to identify the common skills needs of industries in relation to consumer engagement through online and social media toinform the update and/or development of future Training Package Products and ensure skills training is in line with workforce needs.

The findings of the project's research and consultation phases are available in the Final Case for Change: Consumer Engagement via Online & Social Media (Cross-Sector Project). It provides:

  • An overview of the consultation findings, including skills needs for conducting online and social media engagement
  • Proposed changes for modernising Training Package Products in the context of online and social media engagement skills.

To access the Final Case for Change, please CLICK HERE.

A briefing paper summarising the key findings of the consultation and the recommendations being put forward is also available. To access it, please CLICK HERE

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State Training Plan 2018 - 2021

State Training Plan 2018 - 2021

Hon. Sue Ellery, Minister for Education and Training has endorsed the State Training Board's State Training Plan 2018 - 2021.

The priorities in the Plan inform funding, policy and planning decisions for vocational education and training in Western Australia.

The State Training Plan areas of focus include:

Hon. Sue Ellery, Minister for Education and Training has endorsed the State Training Board's State Training Plan 2018 - 2021.

The priorities in the Plan inform funding, policy and planning decisions for vocational education and training in Western Australia.

The State Training Plan areas of focus include:

  • apprenticeships and traineeships;
  • enhancing links between VET and WA industries; and
  • meeting the growing skill demands of WA's social assistance and allied health workforce.

To read the State Training Plan 2018 - 2021, click here to download your copy.

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New Peel Jobs and Skills Centre open

Peel JSC

New Peel Jobs and Skills Centre was officially launched by the Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery on Wednesday 10 October.

The Peel Jobs and Skills Centre is located at the Mandurah campus of South Metropolitan TAFE, 2 Education Drive, Greenfields.  Staff at the centre work closely with school leavers, youth at risk, sole parents, employers and industry to meet local employment needs.

Services are delivered by South Metropolitan TAFE in partnership with South Metropolitan Youth Link and Bridging the Gap.

New Peel Jobs and Skills Centre was officially launched by the Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery on Wednesday 10 October.

The Peel Jobs and Skills Centre is located at the Mandurah campus of South Metropolitan TAFE, 2 Education Drive, Greenfields.  Staff at the centre work closely with school leavers, youth at risk, sole parents, employers and industry to meet local employment needs.

Services are delivered by South Metropolitan TAFE in partnership with South Metropolitan Youth Link and Bridging the Gap.

To find more information on the Peel Jobs and Skills Centre, click here!

 

 

 

 

 

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WA Training Awards 2018 - winners announced!

WA Training Awards 2018

Congratulations to all winners of the WA Training Awards 2018! 

 

WA Apprentice of the Year 2018

sponsored by MEGT (Australia) Ltd

Winner - Megan Feaver, South Metropolitan TAFE

WA School based Apprentice of the Year 2018

sponsored by ECA, WA

Winner - Caitlin Whittle, Tubal Workplace Training

WA Trainee of the Year 2018

sponsored by McDonalds Australia

Congratulations to all winners of the WA Training Awards 2018! 

 

WA Apprentice of the Year 2018

sponsored by MEGT (Australia) Ltd

Winner - Megan Feaver, South Metropolitan TAFE

WA School based Apprentice of the Year 2018

sponsored by ECA, WA

Winner - Caitlin Whittle, Tubal Workplace Training

WA Trainee of the Year 2018

sponsored by McDonalds Australia

Winner - Beth Hodder, ABS Institute of Management; Australian Industry Training

WA Vocational Student of the Year 2018

sponsored by Crown Resorts

Winner - Caitlin Noble, North Metropolitan TAFE

WA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year 2018

sponsored by Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation 

Winner - Soleil White, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services and North Regional TAFE

WA International Student of the Year 2018

Winner - Ananda Paiva, North Metropolitan TAFE

WA Trainer of the Year 2018

sponsored by Training Accreditation Council

Winner - Crystle Challinger, Canning Vale College

Cultural Diversity Training Award 2018

Winner - William Bol, North Metropolitan TAFE

 

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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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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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Page last updated July 07, 2017