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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

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