The drafted Training Package materials for the Electric Heavy Vehicle (by COB Friday 18 March 2022); and the Customs Broking project (closes 4 March 2022) are now available, and Australian Industry Standards are seeking stakeholder feedback as part of the validation process.
Click the links above to view the draft materials for each project or to submit your feedback.
If providing feedback, please send a copy of your comments to the LDSC via firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure any issues raised by WA Stakeholders have been taken into account during the feedback process.
In related news the following projects have been approved for commencement, watch this space for more details on these upcoming projects:
The interactive Wayfinder Digital Career Map can be accessed on the Government Jobs Hub and showcases over 150 Supply Chain Logistics roles in 18 sectors. The career map’s focus on transferrable skills means it can also be used by companies to retrain current staff. Established by Deakin’s Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics in partnership with industry in 2018, Wayfinder: Supply Chain Careers for Women responds to the business imperatives of a diverse workforce and the difficulties of attracting millennials, particularly women.
For more information, click here to find out more: Wayfinder.
Fremantle Ports Maritime Day has been postponed and will now be held on Saturday 29 October 2022. Maritime Day celebrates all aspects of the maritime industry and with over 90 displays there is something for everyone. Come down and see the LDSC as we promote maritime educational opportunities and the exciting careers available in maritime to the wider community. We look forward to welcoming you.
Click here for more information.
Transition period extended for TLI32515 – Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure – Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
ASQA has recently approved an extended transition period for TLI32515 – Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure. The extended training, assessment and certification issuance period for this qualification ends on 30 June 2022.
Applications for Round 6 of the Australian Government’s Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship (RRES) Program is now open for eligible students commencing study in 2022. Over 1000 scholarships, valued at up to $18,500, are available to eligible students from regional and remote Australia undertaking any course of study from Certificate IV to PhD.
Click here to see the Flyer, or here to view available scholarship opportunities.
The report, 'Upskilling and reskilling: the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on employers and their training choices' shows how Australian employers have been affected by the pandemic and their current and future training requirements.
Developing digital skills is a key training need highlighted by the research. The increase in social restrictions, online shopping and more staff working from home have forced businesses to digitise their operations, with around a third adopting new technology.
Draft Training Package materials for the Air Traffic Control project are now available for review. The Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Control) and nine associated Units of Competency have been updated to address changes in technology, and national standards including safety regulations associated with the role of an air traffic controller. The Aviation IRC is seeking your feedback to validate these draft materials to ensure the proposed products meet industry needs.
Click here to review the training package materials or to submit your feedback.
Feedback closes 10 March 2022. If providing feedback, please send a copy of your comments to the LDSC via email@example.com to ensure any issues raised by WA Stakeholders have been taken into account during the feedback process.
The Office for Women in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is funding a mentoring pilot program that aims to encourage the uptake of women in non-traditional trades. The BUSY Sisters mentoring program supports females in the first six months of their apprenticeship or traineeship, to assist mentees succeed in their chosen trade.
Click here to view the BUSY Sisters program flyer.
The Commonwealth Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) is providing support available through the Career Revive program. Businesses who selected to participate in the program receive expert advice through KPMG consultants who will:
Try A Career Day
South Metropolitan TAFE’s Armadale Jobs and Skills Centre (JSC) is hosting a Try a Career Day 2022. Invitations are being sought from local industries to showcase your trade or service with an interactive hands on experience to Year 9 – 12 secondary school students. The event aims to provide young people with career pathways, hands on experience, subject choices and opportunities to meet with prospective employers.
The Expo will be held on Monday 28 March 2022 at the Armadale District Hall from 9:30 – 2:30pm.
To register as an exhibitor or if you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Armadale Jobs and Skills Centre via email at ArmadaleJSC@smtafe.wa.edu.au.