A new suite of traineeships linked to the ICT Information Communications Technology training package have been gazetted and will appear in the May 2022 Register of Class A and B qualifications (apprenticeship and traineeship list). The ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology has been newly approved for delivery to secondary students, and the below qualifications have been linked to traineeships, including the capacity to be streamed according to the included specialisations as shown:
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. The campaign highlights the value of life skills and experience in the workplace, while promoting the training, career and employment support that is available through WA's Jobs and Skills Centres.
The targeted campaign to increase participation among people from groups who are under-represented in the WA workforce is part of a series of post-Skills Summit initiatives announced in August 2021 to attract and retain skilled workers in WA.
The campaign targets participation in vocational education and training and the WA workforce by women, mature age workers and retirees re-entering the workforce, youth at risk, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability.
CinefestOZ Albany has launched and will continue until May 1, 2022, allowing Great Southern film lovers to experience and celebrate the best in Australian film. The expanded four-day event is being supported with Lotterywest funding through Screenwest.
This year, the festival will host the Albany premiere screenings of three feature films supported by Screenwest - 'How To Please A Woman' (pictured), 'Stage Changers' and 'I Met A Girl'.
After being delayed from the original date of 9-16 October 2021, the Australian Masters Games has commenced in Perth running the 23 to the 30 April 2022. The games have over 30 different sports including athletics, softball, swimming, netball, sailing, basketball and many more. It is expected to attract over 3,000 participants and supporters to major venues across Perth such as the HBF Stadium, WA Athletics Stadium and Bendat Basketball Centre and is a wonderful boost to tourism.
If you are interested in looking at the sport schedule it can be found at this link
Exmouth has been identified as the best land-based place in the world to view the eclipse, with the Exmouth Peninsula set to experience full darkness.
Other locations around WA will see a partial solar eclipse, including Perth witnessing a 70 per cent eclipse, Geraldton about 80 per cent, Carnarvon 95 per cent, Karratha 97 per cent and Coral Bay 99 per cent.
While the actual eclipse is relatively short, Tourism WA expects visitors to stay in the region for around five days.
Thousands of tourists are expected to visit Ningaloo Coastal Reserve, Ningaloo Marine Park, Montebello Marine Park, Pilbara Inshore Islands, Cape Range National Park, Barrow Island Marine Management Area and the Giralia Station.
Read the full media statement here
Read full Media Statement here
The Independent Tertiary Education Council of Australia's pre budget submission "Skilling Australian Business" nominates seven key priorities for a contemporary skilled and educated workforce. These include an integrated post secondary education system, streamlining of regulation and reporting and funding policy measures that enable greater student choice in both Vocational and Higher Education.
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