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VET 4 T&L Industry ENewsletter - July 2019

17 Jul 2019 1:00 PM | Linda MacDonald (Administrator)

VET 4 TandL

July 2019 Edition

DigiT&L Futures NHVR Permit Portal and Telematics Training

The DigiT&L Futures program aims to assist industries impacted by digital disruption by supporting a transition and adoption of new practices by existing workers.

As part of this program, workshops are being delivered for the projects listed below. Hurry to book your spot as spaces are limited!  

DigiTL Futures - Excel TrainingExcel Skills - Support for existing workers to upskill and build their knowledge and competency in Excel. Training to be delivered by tafe QLD to improve levels of computer awareness and computer-based problem solving, drive business productivity and efficiency and increase user confidence and self-esteem in digital and computer literacy. 

DigiT&L Futures NHVR Permit Portal Training

NHVR Permit Portal Training - Practical training and understanding how to use the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) Permit Portal. The project will partner with the NHVR and will give participants an improved understanding on how to use the NHVR Permit Portal, increase efficiency and productivity on the Portal.

DigiT&L Futures Telematics TrainingTelematics - Training for operators to upskill their current workforce in new and innovative ways, manage their people, routes and fleet. It will provide road transport operators with a deeper understanding of how to use telematics in their business to drive efficiency, productivity and safety outcomes through practical training.

Transport Logistics Industry Project Updates

The Technical Advisory Committees for the following projects, have finalised draft materials and would like your feedback. Click on the relevant link below to view the draft materials and to submit your feedback.

Feedback can be submitted up to the close of business on Friday 26 July 2019.

TLI Logistics Operations

TLI Heavy Vehicle Driver Safety

TLI Stevedoring Qualifications Review

QLD Budget Skills and Training Overview

With Queensland’s workforce projected to surpass 2.6 million by 2022, the state Government has released it's budget, aimed at providing people with the right skills to drive a strong economic future with a focus on delivering jobs, supporting small business and an entrepreneurial culture. Building on the Skills and Industry Summit held in late 2018, the Budget outlines a number of programs and initiatives which support Queenslanders to be competitive and succeed in a modern and changing economy.

The successful Free TAFE initiative will continue, providing young Queenslanders with the opportunity to study in one of 160 high priority courses for free in the 12 months after they graduate high school.

Click here to view all the Skills and Training highlights of the 2019-20 budget.

 VET Events

See below for VET related events:

10-12 July 2019 - 28th National VET Research Conference 2019 - No Frills
23 July 2019 - Roads Australia Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa Workshop (Brisbane)
31 July - 2 August 2019 - The National Apprentice Employment Network Conference 2019
9 August 2019 - QLD Schools VET Conference
26 August-1 September 2019 - National Skills Week 2019
3-5 September 2019 - TAFE Directors Australia Convention 2019
12-13 September 2019 - National VET Conference
14 September 2019 - QLD Training Awards
19-21 September 2019 - Career Development Association of Australia National Conference 2019
18-20 November 2019 - Community Colleges Australia 2019 Annual Conference
21 November 2019 - Australian Training Awards


Jobs QLD

Jobs Queensland has launched a new workforce planning toolkit for Queensland small and medium-sized businesses.

Workforce Planning Connect is a range of practical tools designed to support businesses in understanding and planning for their workforce needs now and into the future. The suite of resources includes:

To find out more, visit the Workforce Planning Connect website.

Australian Jobs 2019

The 2019 edition of Australian Jobs has been released. This report provides an overview of trends in the Australian labour market. It is designed to support a range of users such as students, career advisors, job seekers and providers, those considering future training and work and people interested in labour market issues.

View the full report here


QTA Daimler Emerging Leaders ScholarshipIn partnership with Daimler Trucks and Bus Australia, the Queensland Trucking Association Ltd are proud to offer a Scholarship Program to emerging leaders in our trucking industry.

The QTA/Daimler Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program will offer four scholarships to support leadership development opportunities for people in the transport and logistics industry anywhere in Queensland.  Applicants must be aged 21+ have a passion for the industry, and a drive to lead the future success of their employer/business and keen to be involved in the future of the industry.

Click here for more information about the program and how to apply. Applications close 19 July 2019.

Click here to read the full July 2019 newsletter




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