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The LDSC, in conjunction with the Utilities, Electrical, Engineering and Automotive (UEEA) Training Council, worked very closely with WA defence industry stakeholders and South Metropolitan TAFE to establish a Defence Industry Training Pathway Program.
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On behalf of the Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC), its Technical Advisory Committee has considered all stakeholder feedback and revised nine draft Units of Competency for the Crane High Risk Work Licence project.
At the request of Safe Work Australia, the units have been aligned to existing requirements for high-risk work licences for crane operators as set out in Schedule 4 of the model WHS Regulations.
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Please submit your feedback by close of business Monday, 30 August 2021.
The WA Industry Link regional communication forums provide small to medium sized businesses with an opportunity to hear from State Governments, such as the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD) and other agencies on policies to support businesses. The DTWD will present information on workforce and training options, including financial incentives for employing apprentice and trainees.
Click here to register for the Karratha session. Click here to register for the Port Hedland session.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) have released a new calendar of events. Featuring both online and in person training from a range of subjects from training and workforce development (including how to develop your career within the rail industry) to safety or other membership events.
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New Class B Traineeships: Announced
The Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD) have announced new qualifications which have been established as Class B Traineeships as published in the Government Gazette on the 23 April 2021 and the 11 June 2021, including the newly developed traineeship Certificate III in Defence Industry Pathways. Other existing traineeships have also been listed, see the attached document for further details.
Australia’s workforce has faced unprecedented growth with dramatic shifts in the training needs of workers as digital technologies and other innovative changes accelerated the skilling needs of Australia’s workers. The Department of Educations, Skills and Employment have been at the forefront of these changing workforce needs with their Mining, Human Services and Digital Skills Organisation Pilots to determine the nation’s changing needs for the current, emerging and future workforce. The DESE will be providing a free webinar to provide insights and updates of the projects the Skills Organizations Pilots are currently leading in response to the skills and training needs of their industry.
Monday 23 August 10am to 11am AWST. Click here to register.