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Aurora Energy’s partnership with TasTAFE delivers outstanding results

Aurora Energy and TasTAFE recently joined forces to deliver a suite of customised qualifications for Aurora Energy employees. Fifty-two Aurora Energy employees – close to a third of its workforce – undertook the Formal Qualifications Program, achieving qualifications in Certificate III in Business and Diploma of Leadership and Management. The tailored program provided direct benefits to …

Aurora Energy’s partnership with TasTAFE delivers outstanding results

Soroptimist International of Devonport and TasTAFE are offering two $750 scholarships

Soroptimist International of Devonport and TasTAFE are providing two $750 scholarships to female students currently studying at the Devonport Campus. The recipients must be able to demonstrate a determination to succeed in their studies. The scholarships may be used to support the cost of the course, text books/materials or subscriptions/memberships. Application forms are available at …

Soroptimist International of Devonport and TasTAFE are offering two $750 scholarships

Japanese farmers to learn from partnership

TasTAFE will help young Japanese farmers gain practical experience and training in Tasmanian farming practices as part of a new agreement between the State Government, TasTAFE and Japanese Agriculture (JA) Biei signed in Japan recently. On 28 February Minister for Education and Training, Jeremy Rockliff, TasTAFE Deputy CEO, Lori Hocking, and JA Biei signed a …

Japanese farmers to learn from partnership

Awards celebrate the achievements of TasTAFE students

Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists in the TasTAFE Student Excellence Awards, held in Hobart on Friday 3 March. In their second year, the Awards celebrated the achievements of TasTAFE’s 2016 students across 20 categories and industry areas, recognising students who have not only excelled academically, but also personally, within the workplace and …

Awards celebrate the achievements of TasTAFE students

TasTAFE Drysdale hosts Australia’s best apprentice butchers

Australia’s best apprentice butchers put their knife skills to the test at our Drysdale South campus today for the Australian Meat Industry Council’s 2017 National Apprentice Competitions. Matt Berry (pictured) from M & J’s Butchery is representing Tasmania after winning the state apprentice competitions last year. Today the apprentices had to complete a theory component …

TasTAFE Drysdale hosts Australia’s best apprentice butchers

The Ripple – a real life learning project for TasTAFE students

A boat restoration project that is providing hands-on learning experiences for TasTAFE students was displayed at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival from 10-13 February. The Ripple started her life as a working cray dinghy known as Henrietta. She was built at Eaglehawk Neck in 1950 by an unknown builder and designer. She was in a …

The Ripple – a real life learning project for TasTAFE students

Australian Training Award winner finds her passion in the Disability sector

Carla Willcox has come a long way in the past two years. At the start of 2015 she made the decision to return to study but lacked confidence and was unsure exactly what she wanted to do. Less than two years later, she has won an Australian Training award for her commitment to training and …

Australian Training Award winner finds her passion in the Disability sector

TasTAFE proud to be a partner in new school to work apprenticeship scheme

Tasmanian company Stornoway has joined with TasTAFE, the Department of Education and Beacon Foundation to launch a new youth employment initiative. The School to Work Apprenticeship Scheme for the Civil Construction Industry is designed to help improve educational attainment rates in Tasmania’s North-West. These are Australian School-based apprenticeships leading to transferable qualifications in Civil Construction. …

TasTAFE proud to be a partner in new school to work apprenticeship scheme

National award for Engineering Education partnership project

A program in which TasTAFE is a partner has won a national award. The Engineering Pathways for Regional Australia program recently won a national award for Engineering Education Excellence, awarded by the Australasian Association for Engineering Education. TasTAFE is a partner in the program along with the University of Tasmania, the Australian Maritime College, Deakin …

National award for Engineering Education partnership project

Hard work of Community and Children’s Services students celebrated

Around 100 students, staff, family and friends celebrated the graduation of Community and Children’s Services students at a ceremony at TasTAFE’s Alanvale campus in December. Students were celebrating the completion of a range of qualifications across the areas of Community Services, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Support and Mental Health. Students received scrolls from …

Hard work of Community and Children’s Services students celebrated