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15 October 2021 Skills Fund grant round ST057

The Skills Fund grant round ST057 is now open and will close 2pm (AEST) on 16 November 2021.

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13 Oct 2021 - Mentoring in Tourism and Hospitality - Skill Set funding

In response to the needs of the Tasmanian tourism and hospitality industry, up to $50 000 has been allocated to fund delivery of a pilot program for training in supervisory and mentoring skills.

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9 Oct 2021 - 2022 Apprentice and Trainee Training Fund (User Choice) now open

Skills Tasmania endorsed registered training organisations can now apply to the 2022 Apprentice and Trainee Training Fund (User Choice) to provide subsided training of apprentice and trainees across the state in 2022.

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1 Oct 2021 - Draft legislation for TasTAFE released

TasTAFE has a critical role to play in skilling Tasmanians to meet the needs of the economy and to support Tasmanian communities.

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15 Sept 2021 - Tasmanian Training Award winners

The 2021 Tasmanian Training Awards were announced on Friday, 10 September at a Gala Presentation Dinner at Wrest Point.

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11 Sept 2021 - Energising Tasmania Training Fund - Round 2

The Energising Tasmania Training Fund second grant round is now open.

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10 Sept 2021 - North West School Based Apprenticeship Grant Program

Funding is now available for employers in north-west Tasmania to employ a school-based apprentice or trainee.

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17 Aug 2021 - Skills Facts 265

Skills Facts 265 has been released with all the latest news from Skills Tasmania...

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23 Jun 2021 - Rapid Response - Careers in Aged Care and Disability Support

The Careers in Aged Care, Disability Support and Home and Community Care program offers fee-free training to individuals interested to train in the Certificate III in Individual Support, a critical qualification in the aged care, disability or home and community care sectors.

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17 Mar 2021 – Launch of the Building and Construction Workforce Action Plan

The Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Workforce Action Plan 2021, lays out recommended actions to support the growth of the industry and support Tasmania’s recovery from the effects of COVID-19.

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1 Mar 2021 - Release of Mentoring for Success Program

The Mentoring for Success Program opened on 1 March 2021 and will support the use of Group Training Organisations by small to medium enterprises in all industries across the state.

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22 Feb 2021 - 2021 Tasmanian Training Awards

Nominations for the 2021 Tasmanian Training Awards will open on Friday, 26 March and close on Friday, 28 May.  The 2021 presentation ceremony will be held on Friday, 10 September in Hobart.

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