FFTITC Nimble News 11 Oct 2020
Good News! Additional Support to Employers
There are several recent budget announcements offering support to employers who take on an apprentice, trainee or young worker. These incentives may help you to grow your business and bring new skills into your workplace:
Apprenticeship Support - All these initiatives are in addition to the usual Incentives available from the Australian and Western Australian Governments. Contact an Apprenticeship Support Service Network provider for details.
New Free Training for the Production Horticulture Industry
It’s here!! The new Introduction to Production Horticulture skill set will prepare workers for entry level roles in horticulture. It is fee-free for people aged 15 to 24, concession students and displaced workers.
Relocation Assistance to take up a job
From 1 Nov 2020, relocation assistance will be available to people who relocate to harvest and regional areas to take up short-term agricultural work, including Australians who are not receiving income support and those with the right to work in Australia. From 1 Dec 2020, all employment service program job seekers will be eligible for this assistance.
Not forgetting the WA “Primary Industries Workers Regional Travel and Accommodation Support Scheme” which will provide targeted assistance to farming, fisheries and food processing businesses in regional areas
Have your say! Low take up of IT traineeships
WA Training Awards 2020 winners celebrated
New $8 Million Announced to Upgrade WA TAFE Infrastructure
Kitchen and Bathroom Designers Institute WA Chapter Event 10 November 2020 @6.00pm
KBDI are inviting members and non-members to a networking and professional development function here in Perth. Network with industry insiders and connect with like minded professionals. Download your invitation here.
Have your say: What information does an employer need before taking on an apprentice?
A great resource: A one stop shop for finding Ag Tech:
CEDA Event: Western Australia's economic recovery - Treasurer Ben Wyatt October 30 @ 10 am
Animals in disasters:
Draft Flour Milling Skills Standards:
Livestock transport and saleyards:
We hope that this has been of some assistance.