An ASQA investigation into misrepresentation of vocational education training (VET) courses has led to a conviction and $10,000 fine for Qualify Me! Pty Ltd in the NSW Local Court.
The NSW Government will on September 25 launch TAFE NSW’s $154 million Digital Technology Hub at Meadowbank in Sydney.
The initiative would also include full qualifications to retrain and become qualified, short course micro-credentials to upskill, support for apprentices and trainees, and support to re-engage young people in regional areas back into school, training or employment.
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.
A former Australian rock band member and an ex-professional rugby league player are among 77 regional winners named in an online ceremony for this year’s Queensland Training Awards.
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 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.
The NSW government has temporarily paused the review of its TAFE during the pandemic and it is anticipated that the review will recommence in late 2020.
Business has called for a plan of action to be implemented to ensure international students return to universities, TAFEs, and private training institutions as soon as possible.