FFTITC Nimble News 24th May 2021

Welcome to "The TAKE" a new initiative by the Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council

The TAKE will be a series of videos focusing on providing information to industry and businesses who may like to learn more about working with young people and schools.

To find out more and view our first videos, please click here:



Other Nimble News Stories:

Federal Budget 2021-2022 Skills and Training.

The Government is investing $6.4 billion in 2021‑22 to build the skills that Australia’s economy needs to thrive in a post‑COVID‑19 world.

Job roles for the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries.

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is working with the Australian Bureau of Statistics to review the way these job roles are defined in the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO). Your contribution can help develop a better ANZSCO which describes modern agriculture sector’s workforce.

Works underway on WA Food Innovation Precinct

Construction begins on the WA Food Innovation Precinct - a $21.7 million centre of excellence for food innovation at the Peel Business Park

Construction accelerated apprenticeship program launches!

A new pilot program offering accelerated apprenticeship pathways for WA construction workers has been launched. The new Construction Accelerated Apprenticeship Program (CAAP) offers free skills assessment to recognise the skills of construction industry workers with skills and experience, but without formal qualifications.

WA Farmers & National Farmers Forum- Invest – Innovate – Inspire 24,25th June 2021

Join WAFarmers and the National Farmers Federation (NFF) at Muresk Institute on the 24th and 25th June 2021 for this industry leading event. The event combines both a National and State perspective on the current issues and pressures facing Western Australian Agriculture.

New NCVER Report What VET can offer to COVID-19 youth unemployment recovery

This paper discusses the role of vocational education and training (VET) in mitigating the effects of economic downturns on young people and helping them move into employment.

Grower Group Alliance Forum 21: 22-23 July 2021

A not to be missed experience, GGA’s 18th Annual Forum on 22/23 July 2021 is where todays ag leaders will connect with tomorrows.

New report Scaling Up: Developing Modern Manufacturing through a Skilled Workforce

IBSA recently launched its report which was the result of extensive consultation to look at the skills needed for a Modern Manufacturing Sector.

Funding Opportunity: National Careers Institute Partnership Grants – Round Two Closing Date 23 Jun 2021

The National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program provides grants to deliver innovative career guidance services for people at all stages of their careers.

WEBINAR: Winning Grants Funding in Australia 28 May 2021

For not-for-profit organisations. Hosted by Institute of Community Directors.

What do you have to do to make sure your organisation is in the best position to win government grants?

Podcast: Why we need Joy at Work

A few simple changes to the work environment can make a dramatic difference to how people feel and perform.

Podcast: Why we need joy at work | Architecture & Design

Unpaid Work? The difference between vocational work experience, trials, and unpaid work.

Recently, the FFTITC team has heard of a couple of examples where employers should have paid someone for unpaid work. Here’s some clear guidelines on how to know whether its temporary paid work or work experience.

We hope that this has been of some assistance.

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