The Community Colleges Australia (CCA) have launched a new Governance and Executive Leadership Podcast series. Designed specifically for senior executives and board members for not-for-profit Australian adult and community education organisations. The series aims at improving governance and dealing with common leadership problems, such as keeping meetings on track, developing strategic plans, and having difficult conversations and how to manage the transition to a new CEO.
Click here to access the podcast.
Funded by the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, through the Digital Skills Platform Program, Skill Finder is a free online course marketplace to connect you to over 1500 online courses provided by the world’s leading tech companies (i.e. Google, IBM, Adobe, MYOB, Microsoft etc).
Visit the Skill Finder website for more information.
The National Student Outcomes Survey for 2021 begins this week, with close to one million students being contacted about their satisfaction with training, employment, and further study outcomes. Former students will begin receiving their survey invitations in early June. Survey results will be available at www.ncver.edu.au from late 2021.
To find out more about what information the survey collects and to view data from previous years, visit the NCVER portal.
Tradespeople are critical to shipbuilding – they do everything from constructing the vessels through to manufacturing and installing the electrical and piping components that go inside. Watch this free webinar to discover opportunities that exists in naval shipbuilding apprenticeship and trades careers, from heavy and light fabrication through to mechanical tradespeople, welders and electricians.
Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021 Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Click here to register.
West Australian schools are encouraged to apply for the 20251 Governor’s School Science, Technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) Awards. The Awards recognise the efforts of educators in increasing student participation in STEM fields to prepare them for current and emerging jobs in industries.
Click here to read more or apply.
As a reminder, the JobTrainer Scheme is also available for employers to utilise to access free or low-fee training in a range of short courses and certificates. This includes but is not limited to Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations, Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal), Certificate II in Logistics (up to 4 units), Road Transport Driver Skill Set, Shipboard Safety Skill Set and a range of other business-related courses.
Visit the MySkills website for further information on JobTrainer.
Requests for Tender: Employment Facilitator and Support Services for the Local Jobs Program 2021-2025
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is seeking submissions from entities to deliver Employment Facilitator and Support Services for the Local Jobs Program 2021-2025 in 26 regions, nationally. As highlighted in the May newsletter, the Local Jobs Program aims to match jobseekers with in-demand training and employment opportunities and focuses on upskilling, reskilling and establishing employment pathways for those looking for work.
Tenders open 24 June 2021.
Click here to find out more.
Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA), Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA), and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA), have partnered with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) to create the Safe Container Loading Practices & Heavy Vehicle Safety campaign, funded by the Federal government. The campaign provides a FREE online Safe Container Loading Practices & Heavy Vehicle Safety course, complimented by a FREE webinar series with presentations from experts in their field.
Click here to access the training.