TAS user choice funding round open

TAS user choice funding round open

Registered training organisations are being encouraged to apply for funding through the latest round of the Tasmanian Government’s Apprentice and Trainee Training Fund (User Choice), with applications now open. The fund provides subsidies through grants to significantly reduce the cost of providing quality training and assessment for nationally recognised qualifications.

Head of TAFE NSW gains trainer credentials to better understand frontline jobs

Head of TAFE NSW gains trainer credentials to better understand frontline jobs
As managing director of TAFE NSW, Steffen Faurby’s aim of studying the training was to get a view from the coalface of the organisation he leads. The role vocational education and training (VET) has to play in addressing looming skills shortages and retraining legions of jobless Australians to support an economic recovery after the summer bush fires and pandemic, is more important than ever.

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TAFE’s contribution to economy highlighted in new report

TAFE's contribution to economy highlighted in new report
TAFE has provided a $92.5 billion benefit to the Australian economy, according to a new analysis that recommends a further $2.5 billion investment in wage subsidies for apprentices to help stem the collapse in new positions. The total annual costs of the TAFE system are $5.7 billion.