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Tech Savvy Seniors Courses Second Round for 2014 – 2015

ACE CSO Program Targeted Communities Applications open now!

25 Mar 2015

A call for applications is now open to deliver the ACE Community Service Obligation (CSO) Program Targeted Communities in Cabramatta / Bankstown in South Western Sydney and Kurri Kurri and surrounds.

Community based not-for profit RTOs who meet the approved ACE Provider requirements are invited to apply. Applications close 6 May 2015.

Women in trades - tools for success

Women in trades - tools for success: 3rd round scholarships open 16 March – close 22 May

06 Mar 2015

The Tools for Success program is a new scholarship provided by NSW Family and Community Services, encouraging women living in social housing to take up a career in non-traditional trades.

New edition of Training Matters News

New Edition of Training Matters News

30 Jan 2015

Click here to read the latest Training Matters News

2015 Training Awards

The 2015 NSW Training Awards are now open!

15 Jan 2015

Be recognised for your achievements and increase your profile in your industry and community. Final year apprentices, trainees, and students as well as trainer/teachers, training providers and employers are encouraged to enter. Read more.

Aboriginal Services

The Far West Excellence in Business Awards

15 Dec 2014

The Far West Excellence in Business Awards makes a return thanks to many supporters and sponsors including State Training Services Australian Apprenticeships centre.

New Smart and Skilled website

New Smart and Skilled website

20 Nov 2014

A new Smart and Skilled website is now available with useful resources and tools for students and employers.

Partnering for jobs success in the disability sector

Partnering for jobs success in the disability sector

06 Nov 2014

Fifteen motivated and dedicated job seekers with a passion for a career in the disability sector have taken part in a Partnering for Jobs Program to find employment and further their careers.

NETCARE New England

Collaborative effort to staff aged care industry

10 Oct 2014

A strong employer, training and community partnership program forged through NETCARE New England and funded through the Regional Training and Employment Strategy - Partnering for Jobs has resulted in traineeships for pre-vocational students seeking careers in the aged care industry. Read more

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