TAFETalks: Apprenticeships Part 1: Innovation, Collaboration and Acceleration – 17 November at 2pm AEDT

Please join TDA for TAFETalks: Apprenticeships Part 1: Innovation, Collaboration and Acceleration on 17 November. Registration for this event is free! If you cannot attend the event live, register anyway and you will receive a link to the recording. Details are below.

Date: Wednesday 17 November at 2.00pm AEDT (Canberra/Melbourne/Sydney time)

Duration: 1 hour

Guest speakers:

  • Dr Gavin Lind, CEO, Australian Minerals and Energy Skills Alliance
  • Ms Michelle Hoad, Managing Director of North Metropolitan TAFE in Western Australia

This is the first part of a two-part series on apprenticeships. The first session, on 17 November focuses on innovation in apprenticeships including industry-led proposed acceleration in the mining industry. This session will also highlight the importance of collaboration with TAFEs for successful outcomes. The second session, on 1 December will focus on apprenticeships as a career and what support is needed for students to successfully complete an apprenticeship.

Dr Gavin Lind is the CEO of the Australian Minerals and Energy Skills Alliance. Gavin was awarded the 2013 LH Martin Award for Excellence in Leadership in Higher Education for his work in promoting minerals education at multiple governmental, institutional, and corporate levels. Gavin has held various professional roles in industry, academia and government in both South Africa and Australia.

Gavin will share his insights on the Mining Skills Organisation’s proposed accelerated apprenticeships, including the thinking behind them and implementation plans.

Ms Michelle Hoad is the Managing Director of North Metropolitan TAFE in Western Australia. Over the last 20 years Michelle has held a number of senior roles in the vocational education and training sector. Michelle has worked with diverse client groups in regional and metropolitan Western Australia, collaborating across government and the private sector to maximise training opportunities and outcomes.

Michelle will focus on innovative apprenticeship practices at North Metropolitan TAFE, WA.

Please register here for this event and share this invitation with your colleagues.

Registration for other upcoming TAFETalks events is open. Further information is available here.

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