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Local charities benefit from Client Services South’s fundraising efforts

A volunteer-led charity which provides mobile washing machines for people in need will benefit from the fundraising efforts of TasTAFE’s Client Services South staff. The staff, based at Campbell Street and Clarence Campuses, have raised more than $4700 this year for Orange Sky laundry which washes clothes for people without a roof over their heads. …

Local charities benefit from Client Services South’s fundraising efforts

Tasmania’s best apprentices test their skills at WorldSkills regional competitions

Some of Tasmania’s best Metals Trades apprentices are among hundreds of apprentices who have challenged themselves and tested their skills at the recent WorldSkills Australia regional competitions hosted at TasTAFE campuses throughout Tasmania. The Metals and Engineering section, held on 20 October and 26 October, consisted of three competitions – Turning held at TasTAFE’s Bender …

Tasmania’s best apprentices test their skills at WorldSkills regional competitions

Freer Farm hosts Japanese farmers

TasTAFE is helping young Japanese farmers gain practical experience and training in Tasmanian farming practices as part of an MOU between the State Government, TasTAFE and Japanese Agriculture (JA) Biei. Starting this week, until 15 December, TasTAFE’s Freer Farm in Burnie will become a training-base for four of JA Biei’s young farmers during the Japanese …

Freer Farm hosts Japanese farmers

Training the next generation in the dangers of asbestos

TasTAFE training is helping keep the next generation safe from the dangers of asbestos. Proper training is the key to saving lives and preventing asbestos-related diseases and TasTAFE has shown a long-term commitment to training apprentices and individuals in this area. Over the past two years TasTAFE has delivered asbetsos-related training to almost 2000 apprentices …

Training the next generation in the dangers of asbestos

Accounting student recognised for dedication to study and the community

A TasTAFE Accounting student who volunteers as a Korean language teacher has won an annual award which recognises an international student’s dedication to study and contribution to the community. TasTAFE Interim CEO, Mark Sayer, today presented Eunju Jeong, 21 (pictured second from left in traditional Korean dress), with the Ueno Award at TasTAFE’s Drysdale North Campus …

Accounting student recognised for dedication to study and the community

North-West students collaborate to develop mental health resources

More than 100 North West college and TasTAFE students have joined forces to develop new mental health resources for young people. TasTAFE Student and Teacher Support manager, Christine McCristal, said the resources, launched on 1 November,  formed an integral part of the Working Well, Living Well project which aims to normalise mental health and reduce the …

North-West students collaborate to develop mental health resources

What’s After Year 12? Information Sessions

TasTAFE is giving parents of Year 12 leavers the opportunity to find out more about what vocational education and training has to offer their children at a series of state-wide ‘Parent Evenings’. It’s approaching the time of year when Year 12 leavers are looking forward to the next chapter in their lives. This can be …

What’s After Year 12? Information Sessions

TasNetworks offers internships for TasTAFE students

Power provider TasNetworks is giving two TasTAFE IT students the ultimate real-life learning opportunity with two summer internships at the company up for grabs. The successful interns will have the opportunity to undertake project work and initiatives to support IT and assist TasNetworks to meet its business objectives. Over a 12-week period they will have …

TasNetworks offers internships for TasTAFE students

TasTAFE offers learning opportunities for visiting international teachers

Teaching groups from various parts of China have recently visited TasTAFE for training and to find out more about how our training works. All groups learnt about the Australian Vocational Education and Training system as well as experiencing some Tasmanian culture and lifestyle. Colleges involved were Wuxi, who sent 11 teachers for two weeks and …

TasTAFE offers learning opportunities for visiting international teachers

TasTAFE students win Tasmanian Training Awards

Congratulations to TasTAFE-trained students Ashton Brown and Arop Majok, who won their categories at the Tasmanian Training Awards on Friday 1 September. Ashton was named Apprentice of the Year and will represent Tasmania at the Australian Training Awards in Canberra in November. The Apprentice of the Year Award is presented to an individual who is …

TasTAFE students win Tasmanian Training Awards