SkillsIQ have released Draft 1 products for qualifications in Travel, Tourism, Hospitality and Events. These qualifications sit within the SIT Training Package. Industry feedback is welcome on these products and will be accepted until AEST Monday August 9th.
Further information about these products including links to webinars can be found below;
To assist delivery of high-quality training and development for regional athletes
McGowan Government will continue to support the Regional Athlete Support Program (RASP), with $3 million of funding delivered over three years through Royalties for Regions
RASP grants have been provided to the following Regional Talented Development Network. academies, programs, and networks:
South West Academy of Sport - $235,000
Midwest Academy of Sport - $200,000
Peel Regional Academy of Sports - $100,000
Broome Talent Program - $60,000
Pilbara Sports Academy - $60,000
Great Southern Sports Talent Association - $50,000
Goldfields Sport Development Network - $30,000
Esperance Talent Development Program - $25,000
Wheatbelt Athlete Support Program - $25,000
For more information click here
Premier Mark McGowan has announced a range of immediate initiatives to support Western Australia's skilled worker needs and confirmed the rescheduled Skills Summit will take place on Friday, July 30. The event was postponed late last month due to WA's four-day circuit breaker COVD-19 lockdown. Initiatives include:
Premier McGowan also officially announced FutureNow's partnership with Tourism WA to develop career programs for high-school students to highlight the vibrant career opportunities in tourism and hospitality. The program will include interactive demonstrations at the Skills West Careers Expo and a 'chef ambassador' program targeting students and teachers looking to upskill, and demonstrating the exciting and demanding career of a qualified chef.
Read Premier McGowan's full media statement
The cultural, social and economic impact that the arts organisation ARTRAGE has delivered to Western Australia is revealed in its 2020/21 Impact Report. More than 500,000 attendances were recorded across its programs that include FRINGE WORLD Festival, Rooftop Movies and Girls School Cinema.
Read the report