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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

Red Cross benefits from student pop-up shop

TasTAFE Certificate I in Work Education students have learnt about the world of work while raising money for charity. The students ran a pop-up shop at TasTAFE’s Alanvale Campus as part of a vocational taster program, practising skills such as interacting with customers, handling money, writing receipts and giving change. The students raised $90 and …

Red Cross benefits from student pop-up shop

Workskills and TasTAFE collaboration leads to strong employment outcomes

A hospitality training program jointly developed by Workskills and TasTAFE has resulted in strong employment outcomes for participants. Workskills and TasTAFE recently worked together to develop a practical, hands-on pilot training program specific to the employment requirements of various hospitality businesses in the greater Hobart region. Upon completion of the training, 80 per cent of …

Workskills and TasTAFE collaboration leads to strong employment outcomes

Tasmanian glazier named national apprentice of the year

A Tasmanian glazier has been named the Australian Glass and Glazing Association’s (AGGA) National Apprentice of the Year. Dylan Baker, who completed his apprenticeship at Hobart Glass and Aluminium and now works at Jones & Rumley Glass, won the right to represent the state at the national awards after winning the AGGA Tasmanian Apprentice of …

Tasmanian glazier named national apprentice of the year

TasTAFE IT student wins ABC scholarship for third consecutive year

For the third consecutive year, a TasTAFE IT student has won the ABC’s Women in Broadcast Technology Scholarship. This year the honour went to Nengjia Qiu who is doing a Certificate IV in IT at TasTAFE. On presentation of the scholarship at the ABC’s Hobart centre, Deputy General Manager Technology, Margaret Cassidy, congratulated Ms Qiu …

TasTAFE IT student wins ABC scholarship for third consecutive year

Passion for painting pays off for Stephanie

TasTAFE painting and decorating apprentice Stephanie Hendey, has been named runner-up Third Year Apprentice of the Year in the Master Painters Association Victoria/Tasmania Awards for Excellence. Stephanie, who is completing a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating at TasTAFE, was presented with her award by Master Painters Victoria/Tasmania president, Bob De Groot. Stephanie grew up …

Passion for painting pays off for Stephanie

TasTAFE training Northern Territory cabinet making apprentices

A group of six cabinet making apprentices from the Northern Territory have travelled more than 2400kms to be trained by teachers at TasTAFE’s Alanvale Campus in Launceston. The apprentices are among around 40 apprentices from the Northern Territory who are completing their Certificate III in Cabinet Making at TasTAFE. The training has been delivered by …

TasTAFE training Northern Territory cabinet making apprentices

TasTAFE and Junction Creating Pathways For Students

TasTAFE Drysdale, Launceston students Charlotte Lloyd and Skye Cusack have been awarded internships for the Junction Arts Festival 2017, as part of their Certificate III course in Events. Although there was originally only one internship available, Junction recognised that both applicants had diverse and valuable skill sets when it came to supporting the organisation. Both …

TasTAFE and Junction Creating Pathways For Students

Speaker visits Construction and Allied Trades Expo

We were pleased to welcome Speaker of the House of Assembly, Elise Archer, along to our recent Construction and Allied Trades Expo at Clarence Campus where she tried plastering with our teachers Andrew and Warren. The expo, hosted in partnership with Clennett’s Mitre 10 and industry, provided an opportunity for employers and potential employers of apprentices …

Speaker visits Construction and Allied Trades Expo