Women Apprentices in Victorian Electrical (WAVE Project)

The purpose of the WAVE project was to increase the participation of women (and people who identified as being female) in electrical apprenticeships in Victoria.

To enable the participants to both gain and have the support structure in place to complete their electrical apprenticeship, participants completed the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (career start) and were provided with a range of targeted support services.

TAFE NSW’s SongHubs Collaboration with APRA AMCOS

The art of collaboration in both music and education is evident in the recent SongHubs songwriting camp run by TAFE NSW in partnership with the Australasian Performing Right Association and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (APRA AMCOS).

Holistic skills addressing regional needs

Now in its fourth year, the Heavy Industry Multi Skills (HIMS) pre-employment program in Port Pirie, South Australia, is getting results through collaboration with TAFE SA, local major industries, and Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North (RDA Yorke and Mid North).

TAFEs band together to lead cyber security skills

In a first for Australian TAFEs, 11 institutes across Australia are working together as TAFEcyber. The consortium produces job ready cyber security professionals with hands-on skills. The consortium is led by staff at South Metropolitan TAFE in Western Australia and was initially supported by various government seed funding initiatives.

Capecare and South Regional TAFE WA boost aged care workforce in regional community

Capecare, in Busselton WA, the largest independent aged care provider, addressed their labour shortages by partnering with South Regional TAFE to deliver an ‘intensive-start’ traineeship. From 2020 to 2022, 24 trainees completed a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), with all gaining employment as carers upon completion.