4 May 2020 – New apprentice/trainee COVID-19 training policy
A new policy for Registered training organisations (RTOs) continuing training and assessment during suspension or following cancellation of an apprentice/trainee training contract.Read more
29 April 2020 – Support to boost staff skills and training
The $1.5 million Train Now Fund has been released which will subsidise training for existing workers and sole traders during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
29 April 2020 – Train Now Fund Grant Release
Skills Tasmania is seeking submissions from Endorsed Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to provide vocational education and training to existing workers, including sole traders, during the COVID-19 pandemic period.Read more
24 Mar 2020 - COVID-19 Information and Business Support
The Australian Government’s Department of Education, Skills and Employment has set up a page to help students, parents and education providers, as well as job seekers and employers find the information they need to make informed decisions about managing the risk associated with COVID-19.Read more
24 Mar 2020 - COVID-19 Apprenticeship and Traineeship Contracts
Information for Tasmanian apprentices and trainees, and their employers.Read more
11 March 2020 - Skills Fund and Adult Learning Fund Grants open
The Department of State Growth, through Skills Tasmania, is accepting applications for two grant programs, open to Endorsed Registered Training Organisations (ERTOs).Read more
10 Mar 2020 - Energising Tasmania Training Fund Grant Program
The Department of State Growth, through Skills Tasmania, has released a new grant program to support the Energising Tasmania Training Fund. Endorsed Registered Training Organisations (ERTOs) are eligible to submit an application before the grant closes.Read more
3 Mar 2020 - Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers
Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers is an Australian Government-funded initiative to enable older Australian workers and recently unemployed older Australians to remain in, or re-enter the workforce.Read more
21 Feb 2020 – National VET Reforms
VET Reform RoadmapIn 2019, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed a vision for vocational education and training (VET) to position the sector as responsive, dynamic and trusted. To deliver on this vision, COAG tasked Skills Ministers with developing a VET Reform Roadmap.Read more
11 Feb 2020 - Facts Sheets – Novel coronavirus
The Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment has published new fact sheets on their website related to the novel coronavirus.Read more
29 Nov 2019 - Tasmania takes out national training awards
Tasmania’s vocational education and training (VET) sector has been recognised with four national awards at the 26th Australian Training Awards in Brisbane last night.Read more
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