News Service 124 – Boys in trades and girls for doctors, Feedback wanted skills priority list, JSA Report shows VET has positive outcomes for students, Online job ads decline, NSW VET Review closes 24 Nov, Crisis in engineering skills, Advanced Diploma forum outcomes, Smart and Skilled 217-218, Powering skills newsletter, Trade Assistant program update, Safe Work Australia interactive WHS construction tool, Asbestos awareness month, Solar inverter recall, Wearable technology for safety improvement, Strategy to help workplace sexual harassment, Electrician fined, Changing role of an electrician, Do you smell battery smoke, Electrical licencing disciplinary actions, Online learning history, Access top Electrotechnology training resources, Electrical fatality, and solar and EV latest report.

Download a PDF version of the News Service 124 1. BOYS HEAD INTO THE TRADES, WHILE GIRLS WANT TO BE DOCTORS Julie Hare, education editor at the Financial Review reported in a 17 November 2023 article that parental aspirations were driving their teenagers’ career dreams, with many more girls than boys saying they plan to […]

News Service 115 – Updated apprenticeship priority list includes green jobs, Qualifications reform survey closes soon, What’s wrong with Australia’s VET system, Can women be tradies, Jobs & Skills Australia paper and skills classification review, 2023 Training Awards, Smart & Skilled update, VET REPS inquiry, Next generation RAC tradies, Safety and Industry news

Download a PDF version of the News Service 115 HAPPY NEW YEARWISHING YOU MUCH PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS IN 2023 Compliments of the season.  Welcome back to 2023. We wish our readers had a happy start to the new year and hope that 2023 brings you and your loved ones good health, happiness and much prosperity. […]

News Service 93 – VET National Agreement, Update – Training Packages, Say yes to trades, NSW A&T Data to May 2022, New Ministers, Smart & Skilled, Online delivery, Electrical incidents, Safety and Industry News

1. WILL A NEW GOVERNMENT UNDO KNOTTED PROBLEMS IN THE STALLED REFORM OF THE VET NATIONAL AGREEMENT AND THE AQF? Craig Fowler provides an opinion piece in the 2 June 2022 edition of Campus Review as to whether the new government can undo knotted problems in the stalled reform of the VET National Agreement and […]

News Service 71 – TAFE NSW cuts face-to-face hours, Feds reveal industry clusters, labour market career options, S&S Update, NCVER March quarter – apprentice and trainee data, Battery trainer needed, Safety and Industry news

1. TAFE NSW TO CUT FACE-TO-FACE DELIVERY HOURS IN TRADE QUALIFICATION Not content with just selling properties, as reported in the SMH by Anna Patty, 28 October 2021, TAFE NSW has now turned its attention to cutting face-to-face delivery hours in vocational subjects to save time and money on teaching staff.  It is now relying […]

News Service 29 – Smart & Skilled Update 112 & 110; NSW Small Biz 20; NCVER News Apprentice starts down; AIS FEEDBACK wanted & new website; RTO loses registration; NCC CPD Course; Safe Work Month; Hydrogen; ESI Academy; creating mentally health workplaces

SMART AND SKILLED UPDATE NO. 112 – 23 SEPTEMBER 2020 NSW SMALL BUSINESS MONTH LAUNCHING THIS WEEK! NCVER NEWS: APPRENTICE & TRAINEE COMMENCEMENTS DOWN FEEDBACK WANTED FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SKILLS STRATEGY DISCUSSION PAPER RTO LOSES REGISTRATION STATUS FOR SHORT COURSES AIS ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE AND A REFRESHED BRAND NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CODE (NCC) PROMOTES CPD COURSES […]

News Service 17 – National Skills Commission launched; NCVER Reports on RPL and Apprentice in traded satisfaction; Smart & Skilled updated 104; Safety related changes taking effect 1 July; ENA Awards open; Solar and Electrical Vehicles

NATIONAL SKILLS COMMISSION (NSC) COMES TO LIFE NCVER REPORTS A DECLINE IN THE USE OF RPL NCC 2019 AMENDMENT 1 IS NOW IN EFFECT! NCVER REPORTS – APPRENTICE TRAINING SATISFACTION UP OVER PAST DECADE REMINDER – SILICOSIS CHANGES FROM 1 JULY 2020 ENERGY NETWORK INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020 SMART AND SKILLED UPDATE No. 104 – 2 […]