The latest data from Australia’s largest survey of vocational education and training (VET) students is now available.
The survey revealed the COVID-19 pandemic has affected VET qualification completers and part-completers’ outcomes in several ways:
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All the reporting was finalised earlier this month between the LDSC, the Department of Training and Workforce Development and the State Training Board (STB). The TLI40218 Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations qualification is currently under consideration by the STB Establishment and Variation of Apprenticeships Committee (EVAC), prior to submission to the Minister for Training and Workforce Development for endorsement.
ParentsNext, an initiative of the Department of Education Skills and Employment is a national pre-employment program that helps parents and carers proactively plan their next steps towards study or future employment. ParentsNext participants get assistance to identify their education and employment goals, develop a pathway to achieve these goals and connect with appropriate activities and services in their local community.
Andreia, a Perth mother was keen to establish financial independence and win her dream job - getting behind the driver’s wheel of a bus. She participated in the program and has secured a position with a transport company.
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On behalf of the Rail Industry Reference Committee, the Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) for the Rail Train Driving, Yard Coordination and Rolling Stock Maintainer projects have drafted materials for the Transport and Logistics Training Package and would like your feedback.
On behalf of the Maritime Industry Reference Committee, the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the Maritime Operations Linesperson project has drafted Training Package materials and would like your feedback.
The Rail Industry Reference Committee is forming a Technical Advisory Committee to support the Rail Customer Service project.
The National Transport Commission is seeking feedback on the Infrastructure and Transport Ministers Meeting’s proposal to increase heavy vehicle charges by 2.5 per cent in 2021–22.
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Feedback submissions will open until close of business 12 March 2021
If you fly a drone or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) for business or as part of your job, drone registration and operator accreditation are required by 28 January 2021.
Penalties will apply for flying an unregistered RPA or without an operator accreditation (or remote pilot licence) for commercial purposes from this date.
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