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News Service 122 – Minister on updating the VET Plan – Employment White Paper, NSW education budget, Migrant skills assessment reform, Training Package role for DEWR, Call for advisory group members, NSW VET Review consultations, WorldSkills news, I&C Teacher vacancy RMIT, Women in construction, Nominate woman of the year, Know someone with an overseas electrical qualification, Labour market update, Smart & Skilled update, October is small business and safe work month, Senate electrification inquiry, Electrical incidents, Refrigerant news, Solar installer convicted, EV charging, Energy transition – hydrogen, gas and challengers.

Download a PDF version of the News Service 122 1. REVITALISING NATIONAL PLANNING IN VET – MINISTERIAL STATEMENT The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister for Skills and Training in an address to the house on 14 September 2023 stating that creation of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA), and the creation of ten Jobs and Skills […]

News Service 120 – NCVER Online Teaching, New 5 Job Skills Councils, Skills Ministers Communique, NSW VET Review, ASQA steps up action, JSA Energy Workforce report delayed, Nominate women in HVACR, SafeTea event, Electrician find, Electrocution warning, Five licence holders disciplined, SafeWork NSW Blueprint 2026, Sep is Qld’s Electrical Safety Week, Construction collapses continues, Revision Wiring Rules, Energy Industry news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 120 1. COMMON TRAITS OF EFFECTIVE ONLINE TEACHING The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has released its latest research report into the common traits of effective online teaching.  The Report, titled ‘Effective teaching practices and student support services in online VET’, examined effective teaching practices […]

News Service 113 – Electrical Trade Trainer job, Tech to increase productivity, Consultations – Apprenticeship support, Gas & Electricity Act and Health, Women in trades, Education pathways program, Regulator morale down, Electricity Jobs Advocate 1st report, Australian Training Awards winners, NSW Small Business last week, Union slams CEDA licencing plan, Electrician fined, ACCC deadly solar batteries, Electrical safety webinar, Energy & renewables

Download a PDF version of the News Service 113 1. ADAPTIVE NSW – HOW EMBRACING TECH COULD RECHARGE OUR PROSPERITY The NSW Productivity Commission has released its latest report on how emerging technologies could enhance productivity and improve economic growth in NSW.  The November 2022 titled, “Adaptive NSW: how embracing tech could recharge our prosperity”, […]

News Service 95-Apprentices ‘left behind’, Fixing skill shortages, TAFE more students, Women in Riverina, ‘YES’ to Trades, Talented Technicians, Skills Targets unmet, eProfiling, Star-Delta quiz, WorldSkills cancelled, Energy crisis, Packages, Safety

1. ELECTRICAL APPRENTICES ‘LEFT BEHIND’ BY FAIR WORK COMMISSION’S ANNUAL WAGE REVIEW Reporter Ellen Tansley writes in the 15 June 2022 edition of News.Com.Au that the Fair Work Commission has left apprentices behind in its latest annual wage review. Ellen states, “Today’s minimum wage decision hasn’t been good news for all, with one group left […]

News Service 84 – Minister wants shorter apprenticeships, NextGen awards, What’s next VET, Hunter FutureProof, Renewable skill shortages, evidence of competency, RTO fined, ASQA online results, NSC Feb Recruitment Up, Incident Safety & Industry news

1. MINISTER CALLS FOR SHORTENING OF APPRENTICESHIP TERMS The Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business and Acting Minister for Education and Youth, The Hon Stuart Robert MP, was a keynote speaker at the recent NAEN 2022 Conference – Adaptation and Opportunity, held in Hobart 15-17 March 2022. The Minister thought it was […]

News Service 32 – Confusion reigns on Electrotechnology Training Package roll-out; Support NSWUEITAB’s continuance; Register subsidised trainer/teacher skillset; Student work experience warning; Safety Incidents; Lookup and live; Electricity market news

CONFUSION REIGNS ON THE INTRODUCTION OF THE UPDATED ELECTROTECHNOLOGY TRAINING PACKAGE DO YOU SUPPORT THE WORK OF THE NSW UE ITAB – LET US KNOW THOUGHT ABOUT A CAREER AS A TRADE TEACHER/TRAINER, BUT NOT SURE WHAT TO DO? QUEENSLAND ELECTRICAL REGULATOR ISSUES WARNING ON STUDENTS’ ELECTRICAL WORK EXPERIENCE ELECTRICAL INCIDENT: ELECTRICIAN RECEIVES TRAUMATIC BURNS […]