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Nimble News 6th December 2021


Around half of Year 9 students across the State will get a taste of the world of work and post-school opportunities through the new $19.2 million Year 9 Career Taster Program (CTP). The program will support Year 9 students to become ‘career curious’ and extend their thinking through practical activities and meaningful experiences with the world of work.

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Please note: The Training Council is in discussion with the Department to ensure opportunities exist for our industries to engage with schools. More information and how to be involved will be available early in 2022. If you want more information or would like to be involved, please let us know. Click here to send us an email.


Australian Training Awards- WA Stars continue to shine

The Australian Training Awards final was held on 18 November 2021. WA had eight finalists in the running for national awards, seven of whom were 2021 WA Training Award winners and one who was a direct-entry finalist.

Primary Industries Plan 2020–2024

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has launched the Primary Industries Plan 2020–2024 to guide the development of Western Australia’s primary industries.

Handy Pay and Conditions Tool – Fairwork Ombudsman

Find your award, calculate pays, calculate leave and entitlements.

New NCVER Report Digging into Australia’s Apprenticeship system

This report focuses on post-school apprenticeships and traineeships and brings together existing research evidence to form a discussion on what could be considered enduring issues in the system around this important form of training.

Date Saver: CEDA event “Empowering first nations people – higher education and VET”

14 March 2022; Livestream $35

Media Statement Albany Aquaculture Zone to boost investment, growth and jobs

The McGowan Government has today announced the final stage of the Albany Aquaculture Zone, boosting investment opportunities to grow the State's aquaculture industry.

For RTOs Australian Industry and Skills Committee Communique 12 November 2021

Meeting Information on Training packages; Project/policy issues.

Something a bit different- Have you heard of “Hempcrete”?

Hempcrete blocks are a green building material made with a hemp-lime insulation mixture packed around a biocomposite structural frame

Animal Care and Management Qualification Reviews:

Trainers of Assistance Dogs Project

Small Companion Animal Incident Management Project

We hope that this has been of some assistance.

Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council

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