To view the factsheet, click here.
Service Skills Australia have released a fact sheet clarifying assessor requirements in the proposed SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. The change to the Assessor Requirements for some units of competency is to 1) address the ongoing concerns of industry and 2) to better ensure that graduates are best placed to obtain employment and succeed in the workplace.
To view the factsheet, click here.
Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) advise that the ICT Information and Communication Technology Training Package version 2.0 was endorsed by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) at their meeting on 12th October 2015. The Training Package will shortly be available on training.gov and support materials can be found on the IBSA website.
Click here for more information and to download the Case for Endorsement.
The Centre for Training Excellence and LH Martin Institute is holding a forum to explore and understand the implications of the major research project commissioned by NCVER that will address the link between post-compulsory education and the labour market.
The forum will be held on Thursday November 5 from 9.00am - 2.00pm in the Green Skills Training Centre at Central Institute of Technology - East Perth Campus.
For further details and registration information, click here.
The State Government is encouraging women to take up non-traditional industries and trades in occupations where women currently make up less than 25 per cent of the total workforce including areas such as hospitality, ICT, printing and graphic arts, telecommunications and farriery.
Up to 400 scholarships - over four years - to the value of $3 000 each, will be available to women over the age of 18 who have left school and who undertake training at Certificate III level or above in eligible qualifications. There are up to 100 scholarships available for 2016.
Applications are open until 31 October 2015. For further information on the scholarship program and eligibility requirements, click here.
_The State Government has launched Taste 2020 - A Strategy for Food and Wine Tourism in Western Australia.
Developed by Tourism WA, in conjunction with the departments of Regional Development, Agriculture and Food, and Fisheries and the tourism and hospitality industries, the strategy aims to make Western Australia one of the world's foremost culinary tourism destinations.
FutureNow is proud to be included in the strategy. FutureNow is nominated as an agency responsible for delivering hospitality workforce development programs as well as school-based education programs. This will take place through the continued delivery of the Hospitality Ambassador Program.
For more information and to learn about other tourism strategies, please visit:
Food and wine create taste for WA tourism Media Statement
Tourism WA Strategies
The 2015 Workforce Development Plans for the Western Australian creative and leisure industries are available for viewing. There are Plans covering each of the following sectors:
Presented by Monica Davidson, Running Your Own Creative Business is absolutely essential for those seeking a successful career in any creative industry: film & TV, visual artists, musicians, performers, writers, etc. The course will assist participants to:
The course will run over three days from Friday November 13 - Sunday 15 November 2015. For further details, click here.