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Applications now open for the John Flynn Dental Assistant Scholarship

Applications are now open for the John Flynn Dental Assistant Scholarship. The Scholarship was established in 2006 for dental assistants who are studying Certificate III at TasTAFE to further their workplace skills by providing an experience of living in remote Australia and working there with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The scholarship is delivered …

Applications now open for the John Flynn Dental Assistant Scholarship

Luke one of Australia’s top plumbing apprentices

We’re proud to boast one of the top apprentice plumbers in Australia! Rheem Australia selected apprentice Luke Morphett as one of 10 in the country to receive a Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant, with $2,000 toward his TAFE fees and text books, a $1,000 tool voucher and more. There were more than 150 applicants nationwide, making …

Luke one of Australia’s top plumbing apprentices

Tasmania excels at WorldSkills Australia national championships

Tasmania last night claimed the Evatt Shield for the best performing region at the WorldSkills Australia National Championships in Sydney. The Tasmania team won six gold, a silver and two bronze medals at Australia’s biggest vocational education and excellence competitions. TasTAFE CEO, Jenny Dodd, congratulated the team and said it was an extremely proud occasion …

Tasmania excels at WorldSkills Australia national championships

TasTAFE Metals students receive 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 receive Rotary’s Lew Fowler Apprenticeship Awards

Painting and decorating teachers to makeover St Helens Sailing Squadron

The St Helens Sailing Squadron’s clubhouse will get a makeover thanks to a group of TAFE painting and decorating teachers from around Australia. With support from Dulux, teachers from TasTAFE, Melbourne Polytechnic, Gordon TAFE, Federation Training and Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE, will spend the 13 and 14 June volunteering their time to paint the …

Painting and decorating teachers to makeover St Helens Sailing Squadron

TasTAFE Construction team recognised for highlighting the dangers of asbestos

TasTAFE’s Construction Team has been recognised for their work in increasing awareness of the dangers of asbestos during the National Asbestos Awareness Campaign (November) 2017. Tas TAFE won the Best Asbestos Awareness Campaigner: Education Provider, at the National Asbestos Awareness Campaign’s annual Betty Awards announced on 12 April. The awards recognise the commitment of individuals, …

TasTAFE Construction team recognised for highlighting the dangers of asbestos

Hairdressing student honoured for her talent and passion

A TasTAFE student who is about to complete her apprenticeship has won a scholarship created in memory of a former Hairdressing student. Abbie Jackson, 20, who works at Hobart salon, Nischler, was presented with the $500 scholarship at a ceremony at TasTAFE’s Campbell St Campus today (9 April). The Sophie Bobbi Memorial Award is a …

Hairdressing student honoured for her talent and passion

TasTAFE student wins national wool classing competition

TasTAFE wool classing student, Matilda Scott, has won a national wool-classing competition. Matilda (pictured centre) won the 2018 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Wool Classer Competition, held at the Sydney Royal Easter Show last week. The competition brings together the best graduate wool classers from across Australia to compete for the major award of 1st Prize – Golden …

TasTAFE student wins national wool classing competition

Harley says the world’s her oyster with a VET qualification

Harley Glenn chose painting and decorating as a work experience option because she wanted something hands-on. After just a few days, she fell in love with it and now works in the industry as an apprentice at North Hobart-based Watkins Morgan Painting Service. As a third year apprentice, who has just completed a Certificate III …

Harley says the world’s her oyster with a VET qualification

Guiding course helps create new business

From one of Australia’s largest hotels to Launceston’s Cataract Gorge, Tanya Hussey’s “office” has changed significantly in the past few years. Tanya worked in hotel management for more than 20 years in Launceston and Brisbane and as director of sales at the largest Ibis in Australia in Adelaide. Two years ago she decided to give …

Guiding course helps create new business