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TasTAFE fashion students assisting girls in third-world countries

TasTAFE fashion students are once again helping women and girls in third world countries as part of a real-life learning project. Students in the Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology class at TasTAFE’s Campbell Street Campus are assisting the Days For Girls charity, sewing re-useable sanitary supplies which the charity distributes in a …

TasTAFE fashion students assisting girls in third-world countries

Collaboration gives migrant students a taste of the trades

Students from TasTAFE’s Young Migrant Education Program have had a taste of what it takes to be a tradie as part of a collaboration between TasTAFE’s Construction and Allied Trades and English Language Services areas. The ten students, who are studying Certificates I and II in Spoken and Written English, last week tried their hand …

Collaboration gives migrant students a taste of the trades

TasTAFE Education Manager recognised for outstanding contribution to ICT industry

TasTAFE’s Information Technology Education Manager has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to ICT training with a 2017 TasICT Award for Excellence. Kerryn Meredith-Sotiris (pictured centre with TasTAFE teacher Mike Schmalfuss, TasICT CEO, Will Kestin and TasTAFE teacher Anne Pennington) won the Outstanding Contribution for a Tasmanian Woman in Technology category at the awards, announced …

TasTAFE Education Manager recognised for outstanding contribution to ICT industry

Tasmanian apprentice receives Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant

Congratulations to TasTAFE plumbing apprentice, Jordan Lilley who recently received a Rheem Apprentice Plumber’s Grant valued at over $3,000. Jordan was one of only 10 apprentices from around Australia to receive a grant. The grants are designed to invest in the plumbing industry’s skills future and provide some financial support to worthy apprentices. Jordan, at …

Tasmanian apprentice receives Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant

TasTAFE thanks industry partners for their generous support

Industry partners play a large part in helping TasTAFE provide its students and apprentices with a relevant and contemporary training experience. Their generosity over many years has assisted TasTAFE students and apprentices in being able to access quality products and training resources. In turn, this has contributed to the development of Tasmania’s skilled trades-based workforce. Last week …

TasTAFE thanks industry partners for their generous support

Nicole proud to be a tradie in a male-dominated profession

Apprentice in Mechanical Trade (Fitting and Machining) Nicole Walker has some simple advice for other women thinking about the Metals trades – “get in there and have a go.” The 18-year old first year apprentice at Mondelez International, maker of Cadbury, is doing her training at TasTAFE’s Bender Drive campus and is the first female …

Nicole proud to be a tradie in a male-dominated profession

TasTAFE Metals students honoured with Rotary’s Lew Fowler Apprenticeship Awards

Two TasTAFE Metals apprentices have been recognised for excellence in their work and training, winning Lew Fowler Apprenticeship Awards. The award, named in honour of Rotarian Lew Fowler (1936-1996), who joined the Rotary Club of Glenorchy in 1975, recognises apprentices who live or work in the Glenorchy area who have demonstrated a commitment to the …

TasTAFE Metals students honoured with Rotary’s Lew Fowler Apprenticeship Awards

Innovative partnership creates opportunities for TasTAFE IT students

An innovative partnership between TasTAFE and Australia’s largest IT solutions company, DXC Technology, is creating real-world training and employment opportunities for IT students. DXC Technology (formerly CSC) in 2016 sought to increase its presence in Tasmania and advance its customer support capabilities for clients in Australia and New Zealand. Seeking to expand a 12-person operation …

Innovative partnership creates opportunities for TasTAFE IT students

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