FFTI Nimble News

Here is a collection of news we get from our network that we think you'll want to know about. We hope you enjoy.

Visible Farmer - Championing women in the agricultural sector:

Episode 10 - Skills for Life - Tanuja Sanders, olive grower

Last chance - We need your input:

If you are aware of any shortages of skilled labour or difficulties filling skilled job vacancies, please complete our short survey.

NDIS Job Matching Service:

From July 1, there will be a new service connecting employers and jobseekers in the disability sector.

Free Webinar - Good Governance in Regional and Rural Areas:

Hosted by the Institute of Community Directors, his training webinar will focus on good governance in the rural and regional scene, and will help rural and regional boards with the issues they often face. Wednesday, April 8, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm AEST

WA Timber Industry Welcome Mat:

A great new website put out by the WA Forestry Industry to build a better understanding, across the industry, of who they are and what they do.

For Career Practitioners, teachers:

Another interesting article from The Conversation “If you’re preparing students for 21st century jobs, you’re behind the times”

2020 Churchill Fellowships Applications are now open:

A Churchill Fellowship offers Australian citizens a life-changing opportunity to travel overseas for 4 to 8 weeks to learn more about a topic or issue that they are passionate about. Applications close Thursday 30 April 2020

WA Farmers Bootcamp to Employment:

The WAFarmers Bootcamp to Employment is an intensive new three day program for school leavers and young people, designed to give you the skills you need to get a job in the agricultural machinery sector.

INSPIRE 2020 Summit:

INSPIRE is a biennial, advanced business skills summit for WA’s rural women. It will be held on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th April at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth

RegenAg Farmer Field Days:

Listen and talk with other farmers and learn how they are making the regenerative agriculture change. Jerramungup 20 March and Albany 22 March.

Food & Beverage Processing:

A national review of the F & B qualifications and Units of Competence has recommended: five qualifications being consolidated into two; twelve new units be created; and twenty units be deleted. Drafts of changes are available now for comments.

Date Saver: Forest Industry Safety & Technology conference:

In Melbourne, 27-28 May 2020, this conference showcases new practices, systems and tools for improving forest safety – focused on local and practical outcomes.

TCF Training Package project:

IBSA Manufacturing is currently scoping a project “Using Advanced Materials and Emerging Technologies in the Circular Economy Case for Change”. For more information and how to get involved.

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