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Skills Tasmania

Energy and Infrastructure Training Market Development Fund

Program name:Energy and Infrastructure Training Market Development Fund (TMD Fund)
Program open to:Endorsed RTOs
Program open date:14 August 2021
Program close date:30 June 2022

Program purpose:

Provides funding to build a skilled workforce equipped with the expertise needed for major energy, infrastructure and related initiatives.

Contact:Ingrid Andersen - Industry Liaison Officer (03) 6165 6059 or tmdfund@skills.tas.gov.au

The 2020 Energy and Infrastructure Training Market Development Fund (TMD Fund), a Department of State Growth (the Department) is a program to support Tasmania to build a skilled workforce equipped with the expertise needed for major energy, infrastructure and related initiatives.

The TMD Fund is a key output of the Project Agreement for Energising Tasmania.

The TMD Fund provides grants to training organisations to increase training capacity and undertake other projects that respond to the training needs of Tasmania’s energy and infrastructure sectors.

The TMD Fund aims to provide an equitable spread of grants across regions, target groups and challenges – as identified by relevant stakeholders.

Specifically, the intention of the TMD Fund will be to increase training capacity relating to energy and infrastructure and other support projects endorsed by the Tasmanian Energy and Infrastructure Workforce Advisory Committee.

Round two of the TMD Fund opens 14 August 2021. Closes 2pm, Thursday 30 June 2022.

1Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be:

  1. An Endorsed Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and/or an RTO who may be willing to undertake the endorsement process (and demonstrate eligibility for Endorsed RTO status) to deliver accredited training under the Fund

    OR

  2. An organisation carrying work in partnership with an RTO

    AND

  3. have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

If the applicant is a government instrumentality, statutory authority, government business enterprise or state-owned company, they must be able to demonstrate in their application that the project activities do not relate to the agency’s core business.

2How do I apply?

The Program Guidelines detail the eligibility and grant conditions for the program and should be read before drafting an application.

Applications for the Program are lodged through an online application form.

The application process requires you to address a number of criteria and attach supporting evidence. Applications are assessed and scored by a selection panel. Successful applicants will be required to enter a grant deed with Skills Tasmania, which will set out the terms and conditions for receiving the funding.

Documents for download:

3What is the Fund objective?

The objective of the Energy and Infrastructure Training Market Development Fund is to increase the Tasmania’s training capacity to support the energy and infrastructure sector through qualifications and other projects identified by the Tasmanian Energy and Infrastructure Workforce Advisory.

4Who can answer questions about the Fund?

The Grant Program Manager is available at tmdfund@skills.tas.gov.au or on 03 6165 5064 to answer questions about the TMD Fund.