Nimble News 9th May 2022

Support for under-represented groups to enter training and work

The State Government has launched a new Life Experience campaign, which aims to encourage Western Australians to develop the skills and confidence they need to successfully participate in the workforce.



Free training and mentoring support for exporters + marketing grants

Learn about dealing with international agents, distributors, and retailers, learn about the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) and services available through Austrade and other agencies.

For TCF and creative industries: www.tcfaustralia.com/export

For other industries: https://belmontbec.com/becnational-com-export/



$9.9 million expansion at Muresk Institute

Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery visited Muresk Institute in the Wheatbelt to view the upgraded shearing workshop facilities and mark the beginning of construction for a new specialist agricultural training facility.



$25 million research investment to grow WA’s agricultural capability

The McGowan Government today announced an additional $25 million as part of the 2022-23 State Budget to create a new Western Australian Agricultural Collaboration (WAAC) and spur the next generation of advances in the State's agriculture and food sector.



Careers Expo 2022 Thursday 12 May and Sunday 15 May 2022.

Careers Expo + VET Expo 2022 will be hosted at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC).



New Employer Portal - Apprenticeship Support Australia (WA)

Employers now have 24/7 online access to information, services, and support to manage their apprentices and trainees with the launch of Apprenticeship Support Australia WA’s new Employer Portal.



For food industry stakeholders: “Leadership: adapting to change and dealing with uncertainty

The food and Agribusiness Growth Centre invites business owners, employees and stakeholders within Australia’s Food and Agribusiness sector to attend our Leadership webinar focussing on adapting to change and how to deal with uncertainty in the business environment. 23rd May 2022 @11.30am (AWST)



Innovator of the Year Awards

Have you developed an innovative product, technology, or service? Applications for the 2022 program opened on Tuesday 3 May at 9am AWST and will close on Tuesday 31 May at 11am AWST.



NCVER Vocational Voices VET in Schools and the shadow of ATAR

Professor Peter Shergold AC, and Simon Walker, Managing Director, NCVER talk about whether people are overestimating the impact of ATAR on a student’s future career prospects, and the proliferation of pathways that can be followed to find a future career.



Pig and Poultry Farming Qualifications

Skills Impact is seeking feedback for the Draft Pig and Poultry Farming Qualifications and Skills Standards Available for Validation

https://www.skillsimpact.com.au/agriculture/training-package-projects/pig-and-poultry-farming-project/



National Careers Week 16-22 May 2022

Are you thinking about running your own National Careers Week Event? If so, there are lots of resources available.



For RTOs – Have your say on the review of the TAE Training and Education Training Package

Feedback is required by Monday 30 May 2022



Something a bit different: Magpies are even smarter than you think

Courtesy of ABC Science You Tube - Are magpies scary or scary smart? Either way, they’ve made it big in the city and that’s no mean feat.




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

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