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Nimble News 25 January 2023

Industry Workforce and Skill Needs Consultation

Is there a shortage of workers in your industry?

Is there a shortage of skilled workers?

We need your advice on the current workforce and skill needs of industry.

The information you provide will help identify skill shortages, employment and training issues as well as inform the WA government on what trends and developments are occurring at an industry level.

Your information will also help develop a State Priority Occupation List which influences the setting of course fees (if an occupation is critical, it could mean zero or lower fees); as well as identifying occupations for WA migration visas.

There are serveral ways you can help:

  1. Complete one of our surveys: (survey for industry stakeholders or survey for RTO stakeholders).

  2. Attend an industry specific online discussion taking place in February. View our recent blog to find dates and register.

  3. Send us your thoughts, any time, via our homepage.

  4. Call us for a chat:

    • Tamara 0421 483 499 (furnishing, forest and products, textiles, clothing and footwear)

    • Diane 0419 292 404 (food and beverage, horticulture, rural production, conservation and land management)

    • Kay 0408 901 046 (animal care and management, seafood and aquaculture)


Other Nimble News Stories:

$2 million investment in Central Regional TAFE’s maritime training vessel

Did you know there is a free, government-funded employment service available to help your business?

For the TCF Industry - Online Meeting – National Clothing Product Stewardship Scheme

For the Seafood Industry - Have your Say: Country of original labelling for seafood in hospitality

Webinar: Reforming VET qualifications

For agriculturalists

ABS statistics – agricultural commodities

Australian Rural Leadership Program

New report about online learning in the VET sector

Two new reports looking at VET delivery and student support services outside of Australia's capital cities.

Regenerative Farming

Some links to ease you back into work after the holidays (and something a bit different)

We hope that this has been of some assistance. Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council.


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