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VET 4 T&L Industry ENewsletter - June 2020

10 Jun 2020 4:08 PM | Linda MacDonald (Administrator)

VET 4 TandL

June 2020 Edition

COVID-19 information

For details of current relief and assistance packages available, see:

Australian Government - Economic response to the Coronavirus
Queensland Government  COVID-19 economic relief package

Recent announcements:

tafe Queensland COVID-19 response
TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity are offering FREE online courses in a range of micro-credentials and skill sets. The isolearn courses are designed for individuals who are looking to upskill and add to their resume.

Click here for more information.

Transport & Logistics Training Package Updates

The following Transport and Logistics projects have updates:

AVIATION - Have your say
AVI Remotely Piloted Aircraft Case for Change - Case for change available for comment, closing Wednesday 24 June 2020.

MARITIME - Have your say
MAR Compass Adjuster - Draft materials available for comment, closing Monday 15 June 2020.
MAR Maritime Towage - Draft materials available for comment, closing Monday 15 June 2020.

RAIL - Final draft materials available to view - case for endorsement due to be submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in June 2020.
TLI (Rail) Network Fault Support
TLI (Rail) Passenger Train Guard
TLI (Rail) Train and Network Control Operations Review

TLI Logistics & Warehousing Operations - Draft materials available for comment, closing Thursday 11 June 2020.

Women & Leadership Australia Scholarships

Final call for registrations.

Women & Leadership Australia are offering female leaders in the Transport and Logistics sector, the opportunity of scholarships to help enhance their careers. Career building leadership courses are available for women at all management levels.

Be quick, registrations of interest close Friday 19 June 2020.

Click here for more information.

Review of the NASWD

The Productivity Commission has been tasked with examining how well the Australian, State and Territory governments have achieved their goals for the vocational education and training (VET) system as set out in the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development, and the suitability of this agreement for the future.

The Commission has released an interim report and is inviting feedback via written submissions, closing Friday 17 July 2020.

Click here to view the report and make a submission.

Training Awards Nominations

Time to celebrate our training achievers!

Both the Queensland Training Awards 2020 and the Australian Training Awards 2020, have extended their nomination deadlines to 30 June 2020.

The Queensland Training Awards regional and state finals have been moved to an online campaign due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Australian Training Awards are due to be held in Melbourne on 20 November 2020.

Submit your nominations now to recognise those achieving sucess in Vocational Education and Training (VET).

Small business adaption grant program

The Queensland Government has announced a range of initiatives to support the Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy, including $100 million to support small businesses via Small Business Adaption Grants of up to $10,000.

The grants are designed to assist small businesses that have been subject to closure or otherwise highly impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown restrictions, helping them adapt, sustain their operations, and build resilience.

Further information about the grants is available on the Business Queensland website.

Read the full June newsletter here


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