SKILL UP for your future!

At TasTAFE, we know some people have been doing it tough during the coronavirus period, so we’ve pulled together a program of online short courses and skill sets, many of which have NO FEES!

SKILL UP will allow you to quickly upskill, reskill or gain new skills, get ready to enter into employment, or prepare yourself to change careers once the economy starts to recover.

Short courses and skill sets on offer cover a range of industries including Health, Community Services, Business, and Hospitality and Tourism – as well as a number of skills sets designed to get you job-ready.

Most of the skills you’ll learn from SKILL UP will be transferable across industries, and you’ll also have the opportunity to gain credit for the units you complete, so that you can continue on into a full qualification at the start of 2021 – if you want to!

Frequently Asked Questions

Business, Digital and Computer Essentials

Business Computing Essentials

Gain the skills you need to create and use spreadsheets, design and produce digital text documents, business documents and electronic presentations.

Ideal for: anyone looking to re-enter the workforce and apply for jobs where computer skills are essential!  This includes part-time students, existing workers seeking to develop their skills, school leavers seeking entry into the workforce or further study and individuals undertaking preparation for further study in Business or other courses.

This is a no fee course.

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Customer Service Essentials

Learn how to recommend products and services, process customer complaints, deliver and monitor a service to customers.

Ideal for: existing workers seeking to develop their skills, or anyone looking to re-enter the workforce and apply for customer service-focused roles in areas such as retail, tourism and hospitality, or business and admin roles. This skill set is also just the thing for school leavers seeking entry into the workforce.

This is a no fee course.

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IT – Get started!

Get the skills you need to operate a personal computer and word process a basic document.

Ideal for: anyone who hasn’t used a computer before!

This is a no fee course.

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Develop your digital skills

Learn how to operate application software packages, use social media tools for collaboration and engagement and operate a digital media package.

Ideal for: anyone wanting to extend their digital technology skills for work or further training in the ICT field.

This is a no fee course.

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Get Job Ready!

Writing job applications

Learn how to write a brilliant job application! Gain the skills you need to unpack position descriptions and job advertisements, address selection criteria and research and source information. Practice your resume writing, as well as drafting cover letters and emails, and learn how to ace an interview by gaining tips for interview skills, including online interviews.

Ideal for: anyone looking to get a new job… or a different one!

This is a no fee course.

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Enhance Your Employability skills

If you’ve been out of work and need to build your confidence to get back into the workforce, or are looking to take the next step in your career, this employability skill set will focus on building your communication and teamwork skills, as well as improving your self-image and personal confidence.

Ideal for: anyone who has worked alone or from home, or who has had little experience working in a team environment, or communicating and consulting with other work colleagues.

This is a no fee course.

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Career planning

Explore work and training opportunities, and how to use basic strategies to plan the next steps for your career.

Ideal for: anyone who has lost their job or are looking to redefine their careers, find different kind of work, re-enter the workforce or take the next step in your existing job.

This is a no fee course.

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Basic Reading and Writing for Work

Learn to read and respond to simple workplace procedures, informal workplace texts and complete simple workplace formatted texts.

Ideal for: anyone who has low literacy skills who might have left school early, or lacks confidence, skills or experience with workplace reading and writing.

This is a no fee course.

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Enhance Your Maths Skills

Workplace Maths

Get the skills you need to apply and expand a range of mathematical calculations. Learn how to use and apply ratios, rate and proportions for work, as well as estimate, measure and calculate measurements, and collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work.

Ideal for: anyone who is looking to enhance their general numeracy maths for higher level studies, such as Certificate IV, Diploma or university, or in courses such as Nursing, higher level trades or Engineering.

This is a no fee course.

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Trade Maths

Learn how to calculate whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages, and estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work.

Ideal for: anyone wanting to build confidence and revise general numeracy skills for employment or for entry into training at Certificate II and above in areas such as trades, tourism and hospitality.

This is a no fee course.

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