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Innovative partnership with Glenview Community Services creates employment opportunities for TasTAFE students

An innovative training program developed by TasTAFE and Glenview Community Services has provided accelerated learning for students and strong employment outcomes. In 2019, TasTAFE and Glenview Community Services collaborated on a training model which has seen TasTAFE’s Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) offered almost entirely on-site at Glenview’s Glenorchy residential facility. …

Innovative partnership with Glenview Community Services creates employment opportunities for TasTAFE students

TasTAFE hosts launch of resource to support students with disability

We were proud to host the launch of VET Sector Disability Awareness e-learning resources on International Day of People with Disability earlier this month. The VET Staff – Supporting Students with Disability, and VET Educators – Supporting Students with Disability resources are free e-learning training programs outlining how staff working in the vocational education and …

TasTAFE hosts launch of resource to support students with disability

Women in ICT Pathways Program students graduate

Last week we celebrated the graduation of our first group of Women in ICT Pathways Program students. The program is a pilot, supporting students with training, mentoring and work placement. The students undertook a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology course, and were connected with a mentor who supported them and provided an …

Women in ICT Pathways Program students graduate

TasTAFE trains Northern Territory glaziers

Over the last 40 years, TasTAFE has trained more than 200 glaziers from the Northern Territory as part of a long-standing contract with the Northern Territory Government. Recently the first female glaziers trained under the program completed their Certificate III in Glass and Glazing. For the past four years, Holley Krollig (pictured) and Thea Roach …

TasTAFE trains Northern Territory glaziers

TasTAFE teacher wins Australian Training Award

TasTAFE literacy and numeracy teacher, Debra Guntrip, has been recognised for her work in helping Tasmanians improve their literacy and numeracy skills with an Australian Training Award. Debra won the Excellence in Language Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award at the Australian Training Awards in Brisbane on 21 November. Debra is a literacy specialist who has …

TasTAFE teacher wins Australian Training Award

Electrotechnology apprentice wins national award

TasTAFE-trained apprentice, Marek Porter, has won a national award for electrotechnology apprentices. Marek (pictured with wife Tiffany) was named winner of the Apprentice Industrial category at the NECA National apprentice awards, announced in Brisbane on 21 November. He is employed by NECA Education and Careers at host employer RBD Electrical and Instrumentation. Marek was a wood …

Electrotechnology apprentice wins national award

Painting and decorating apprentices compete in WorldSkills competitions

WorldSkills Competitions provide a great opportunity for our apprentices to test their skills against others in the industry. We recently welcomed six of Tasmania’s best painting and decorating apprentices to our Clarence Campus for the WorldSkills Australia regional competitions. The Certificate III in Painting and Decorating apprentices were from local painting businesses and undertaking training …

Painting and decorating apprentices compete in WorldSkills competitions

TasTAFE arboriculture students work with trees planted by convicts at Port Arthur

Apprentices and industry professionals in Tasmania’s growing arboriculture industry are this week getting a unique opportunity to work with heritage trees planted by convicts at the Port Arthur historic site. In partnership with the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA), TasTAFE is delivering a five-day block of arboriculture training at the site, with participants …

TasTAFE arboriculture students work with trees planted by convicts at Port Arthur

Metals scholarships support TasTAFE apprentices to pursue their training and career goals

Three young TasTAFE Metals apprentices have won $500 scholarships to help them pursue their passion for the industry. Metal Industries Association of Tasmania past president, Bob Gozzi , recently presented Jack Woodward, Ryan Tatnell and Roydon Featherstone with RH Purden and NP Saunders – Metal Industry Tasmania Scholarships. The scholarships honour Robert (Bob) Purden, owner …

Metals scholarships support TasTAFE apprentices to pursue their training and career goals

TasTAFE celebrates success at Tasmanian Training Awards

A mature-aged TasTAFE Electrotechnology apprentice was named Apprentice of the Year at the 2019 Tasmanian Training Awards on Friday (6 September). Devonport’s Marek Porter, who is employed by NECA Education and Careers at host employer, RBD Electrical and Instrumentation, won the prestigious award, while Drysdale Butchery teacher, Darren Scott was named VET Teacher/Trainer of the …

TasTAFE celebrates success at Tasmanian Training Awards