FFTITC Nimble News 7th December

Reminder: Lots of incentives from the Government to help businesses with apprenticeship delivery



Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements – additional wage subsidies available to businesses who employ an apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 30 September 2021


List of Apprenticeships that are subsidised.


Organisations that provide you with information on how to put on an Apprentice.




Other Nimble News Stories:


ASQA: New resources available - Training and assessment in the workplace.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has provided new resources to explain how to better manage training and assessment in the workplace



WA’s Pipeline of Work

The Pipeline of Work is a comprehensive listing of current and future infrastructure projects. Good resource for businesses to keep track of projects.



New report: NCVER Work-based education leads to better employment outcomes

A new review of existing international research reveals work-based education can lead to better employment outcomes for vocational education and training (VET) students and provide productivity gains for employers in the form of job-ready workers



Jobs and Skills Centres now open in Armadale and Midland

For career advice and advice to employers on training options, please visit the Jobs and Skills website.



“Growth Roadmap” Funding available for Small Businesses

The Growth Roadmap service provides an analysis of your business by an independent facilitator. They’ll help you develop a roadmap to increase your ability to trade in Australia and/or other markets.



WA Horticulturalist was runner up as national Trainee of the Year.

Cheyne Pearce was successful as runner up in the 2020 Australian Awards. Cheyne currently works for the City of Perth and looks after some of our magnificent parks.



New short courses to support green jobs

Three new short courses will deliver the skills needed for entry level jobs created by the Green Jobs Plan, are part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative and are free for young people and jobseekers of all ages.



Interesting Read: Nuffield Report “Attracting and Retaining Young People in the Sheep Industry

This report features a wide range of examples and opinions of young, driven and passionate people on the ground in the sheep and other agricultural industries.


“The Industry View, part 1: skill standards – more than just a name”

Interesting article from Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry



New Aquaculture Development Plan for Western Australia

The Aquaculture Plan, developed in consultation with industry and key stakeholders, focuses on the foundations for growth and addresses the key issues which have commonly been considered as barriers to the development of aquaculture in WA.



Handy Resource from Business .gov.au - Hiring employees checklist

The newly developed Hiring employees checklist will help you meet Australian laws when hiring an employee and step you through the employment process



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We hope that this has been of some assistance.

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