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Young Carer Bursary applications now open

The Carers Australia Young Carers Bursary applications are now open. Each Bursary is $3,000 and can be spent on assistance with education and training. The bursary is open to students who: are currently studying or training, or will be in 2019 provide care and support to a family member or friend with an illness, disability, …

Young Carer Bursary applications now open

Hairdressing apprentices compete for Top Stylist Award

Around 55 TasTAFE hairdressing apprentices took part in the annual Top Stylist competition at TasTAFE’s Alanvale campus in Launceston on 1 August. The theme of this year’s competition was, ‘Trending 2018,’ focusing on natural styles and giving a number of classic styles from different decades a modern, 2018, twist. Students researched fashion forecasting for inspiration in …

Hairdressing apprentices compete for Top Stylist Award

1300 Year 9 students explore future careers

More than 1300 high school students explored future career options at a practical learning event at TasTAFE’s Clarence Campus on 3 August. Creating My Career is a partnership between TasTAFE, the University of Tasmania, the Department of Education and Beacon Foundation, with the support of Rotary Tasmania. The annual event, which has already run in Burnie …

1300 Year 9 students explore future careers

Tasmanian cabinetmaker selected for national WorldSkills squad

A young Tasmanian cabinetmaker has been selected in the squad that will train towards selection to represent Australia at the 45th WorldSkills International Championships in Russia in 2019. Ulverstone’s Joshua Boon, who works at UCI Joinery and did his apprentice training at TasTAFE, was selected as a Skills Squad team member following his success at …

Tasmanian cabinetmaker selected for national WorldSkills squad

TAFE teachers revamp St Helens Sailing Squadron clubhouse

A group of TAFE painting and decorating teachers have shared their skills and given back to the community as part of their national meeting held in Launceston recently. With materials donated by Dulux, teachers from TasTAFE, Federation Training, Melbourne Polytechnic, Bendigo TAFE and Gordon TAFE travelled to St Helens, volunteering their time to makeover the …

TAFE teachers revamp St Helens Sailing Squadron clubhouse

Partnership creating opportunities for long-term unemployed

TasTAFE and MAX Employment have joined forces to deliver training which is helping the long term unemployed find jobs in the metals industry. Four of the eight participants in the first round of the tailored skill set, which started in May this year, have already gone on to be employed at Incat as trade assistants. …

Partnership creating opportunities for long-term unemployed

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