Two of TAFE SA’s brewing graduates run Adelaide indie brewery, The Suburban Brew, which opened in early September. TAFE provided the chance for the graduate entrepreneur to change careers and follow his passion and meet his future business partner.
TAFE Queensland has developed a range of solutions for businesses that will help keep employees and customers safe from COVID-19 outbreaks. Inclusion of training in business COVID Safe or workplace health and safety plans will help them become a COVID Safe organisation. Skill sets and micro-credentials are on offer to upskill the workforce, safeguarding them and customers against COVID-19
In the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, a group of CIT students have successfully graduated as nurses during this tough COVID-19 time.
New investment for Mandurah TAFE hospitality and tourism training centre – South Metropolitan TAFE, WA
In response to COVID-19 the Western Australian Government has announced, under its WA Recovery Plan, a suite of capital works projects benefitting WA TAFEs. As part of the plan a new world class hospitality and tourism training centre is to be built at South Metropolitan TAFE ‘s Mandurah campus.
Recently Adelady visited TAFE SA Tonsley and spoke to female apprentices. Currently, women represent less than three percent of the workforce in trades across the country.
TAFE SA is striving to increase diversity within the trade workforce by showcasing the vast opportunities in this sector to women of all backgrounds and stages of their career journeys. Watch the segment on YouTube.
In 2018–19, tourism contributed $60.8 billion to Australian GDP and provided jobs for more than 5% of the national workforce (666,000 people). The tourism sector has been hit harder than most other industries by the COVID-19 crisis, and skills training will play a large role in preparing businesses for a post-pandemic environment.
As part of our creative partnership with Adelaide City Council, Produce Lane has undergone an ‘artistic transformation’.
7 News visited TAFE SA training restaurants, hair and beauty salons and massage skills labs, where students provide excellent services to the public for a fraction of industry-standard prices. Handy during COVID!
STEM occupations are traditionally associated with higher education, but did you know that more STEM workers in Australia possess a VET qualification than a university degree?
The Australian Chief Scientist’s STEM Workforce Report reveals that out of 11.5 million workers in 2016, 10% had a VET STEM qualification and 6% had a university STEM qualification.
A new 35-metre-tall tower crane has been installed at one of CIT’s campuses for safety and renewables training. The tower crane gives students a safe, highly controlled simulated workplace environment, allowing them to experience the physical challenges of working and operating equipment safely at height.