Nominations are now open for the State Training Awards. Have you employed an outstanding apprentice or trainee? Know an employer who goes above and beyond to support their apprentices and trainees? Nominations for the 2019 State Training Awards are now open. To find out more about award categories, how to nominate and deadlines, visit the Training Awards Read More
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The Free TAFE Initiative has been credited for increasing female participation in traditionally male-dominated TAFE courses. Minster for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney said Free TAFE was boosting female participation in VET training across the board, including in pre-apprenticeship courses, which have traditionally been dominated by men. “Our Free TAFE initiative is empowering women to Read More
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MAS National strives to make apprenticeships accessible for everyone by helping to break down stereotypes around women entering trades that are traditionally dominated by men. In 2018, MAS made history by supporting Chelsea Whelan to become the first official female apprentice bricklayer in Tasmania. Both Chelsea’s father and grandfather were in the trade, and Read More
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The Tasmanian Government has announced three new grant programs to support local businesses affected by bushfires. These grants will provide funding to support eligible Tasmanian businesses who have experienced significant disruption to the day-to-day running of their business, as a result of the recent bushfires. The Bushfire Business Disruption Grant The Bushfire Recovery Grant A Concessional Read More
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MAS National’s Cycle of Change program held its graduation ceremony on Thursday 13 December, attended by the State Manager for Department of Jobs and Small Business and other local support networks. The Cycle of Change program, designed to engage young people that are at risk of long-term unemployment, provides support and empowerment, combining vocational and Read More
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