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About VET in Tasmania

What is VET, the benefits, myths and facts

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Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Everything you need to know about apprenticeships and traineeships in Tas

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Starting a VET course

Here are the things you need to consider...

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I want to be an apprentice or trainee

Information for learners wanting to undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship

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I am an apprentice or trainee

Information for existing apprentices and trainees

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Rapid Response Skills Initiative

Find out how to access immediate support for skills and re-training.

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I am an employer, or from an industry

Rapid Response and Redeployment

Support for employers looking for new staff

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Why choose VET to train your staff?

The benefits of using VET to train your staff

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I'm looking to train new or existing staff

Options for training your staff and information about funding programs

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What type of training is available through a VET course?

How to find course information and a training provider

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Employing an apprentice or trainee

Everything you need to know about employing an apprentice or trainee

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I am a service provider

Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

Information for RTOs delivering or wanting to deliver vocational education and training in Tasmania

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Group Training Organisations (GTOs)

Information for GTOs that employ or wish to employ apprentices and trainees in Tasmania

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Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) Providers

Information for AASN Providers operating in Tasmania

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Training and workforce development in Tasmania

Training and workforce development in Tasmania

An overview of training and workforce development in Tasmania including the role of Skills Tasmania and priority industry areas

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The Tasmanian workforce

Statistical information about the Tasmanian workforce including industry information and workforce plans and reports

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The Tasmanian VET System

An overview of relevant VET legislation, the key players and their roles

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Event and award programs

Tasmanian Training Awards, Australian Training Awards, WorldSkills Australia Program, Employer of Choice

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Current Projects and Programs

Current Skills Tasmania projects.

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About Skills Tasmania

About us

What we do, why we do it and our values

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What services we offer

Advice, support, guidance and administration for individuals, employers and industry, and VET sector service providers

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Great stories about VET training in Tasmania

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Three years into his dream job as a graduate architect Richard realised his real passion was in the building and application of the plans, as opposed to drawing them.

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Passion for agriculture a shining light for Tasmania

In November 2020, Caitlin Radford from Moriarty in Tasmania’s North West was delighted to be recognised as Australia’s Apprentice of the Year.

More about Tasmania, an inspiring place to learn

Tasmania, an inspiring place to learn

For electrotechnology apprentice Marek Porter, from the state’s north west, the choice to move from joinery to electrotechnology at age 36 has proved to be inspirational.

Latest news

Latest News

24 Apr 2021 - Skills Fund Grant ST055 now open

The Skills Fund grant round ST055 is now open and will close 2pm (AEST) on 24 May 2021.

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17 Apr 2021 - Training and Work Pathways Program Round

The Training and Work Pathways Program (TWPP) 2021 round is now open and will close 2pm (AEST) on 25 May 2021.

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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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Skills Tasmania general enquiries:

We are currently experiencing a high volume of enquiries and may take longer than usual to answer your enquiry. Please know that we will respond to your email or phone call as soon as possible. We thank you for your understanding and patience.

1800 655 846, enquiries@skills.tas.gov.au