Skills4Trade Gets Them Working

Thirty four young people graduated from the Skillset Workforce/ TAFENSW Skills4Trade program across the region last week – with fourteen already securing work as a result of the award winning program. In Bathurst 5 students completed the Land Works Skills4Trade...

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Green Army Lord Howe Finishes

Skillset’s time delivering Green Army on Lord Howe island came to an end on Tuesday 5th December with the final graduation at Old Settlement Beach on the island. Skillset/Campbell Page have delivered 3 very successful Green Army projects on the island...

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100 Jobs in One Month!

The 100th job was pledged last Friday in the Pledg250 job creation campaign being run by Skillset Workforce to help address high youth unemployment in the region. The campaign reached the 100 job milestone, pledged by Bathurst Express Freight, in only one month and...

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National win for Donald and Skillset

Donald Dundas, a recently completed Skillset Workforce apprentice, won the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year at last Thursday’s 2017 Australian Training Awards in Canberra. The Australian Governments annual event recognises the best of the best...

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Helping L Platers this Christmas

“Having a license is a great help in getting, and getting to, a job” says Skillset Skills and Engagement Manager Sharon Bradley “so it’s important to start building those log book hours and skills required to get P Plates. Also with Christmas approaching is the time...

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WorldSkills Medal for Bradley Ingham

Central West Fitter Machinist Bradley Ingham, who completed his apprenticeship recently with Skillset Workforce has won a Silver Medal at the Worldskills competition in Abu Dhabi overnight. The Australian team of 43 trades people won a total of 4 medals; 2 silver and...

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Golden Trowel Win.

Two Bathurst apprentices have paved their way to victory and claimed the title as Australia’s best bricklayers, at the coveted Golden Trowel Competition in Sydney this week. Apprentices Kevin Sawdy and Michael Ingwerson, with the support of TAFE NSW teacher Dooley...

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Skillset Workforce Success at 2017 NSW/ACT AEN Awards

  Skillset Workforce apprentices Laura Burgett and Donald Dundas were recognised at the gala Apprentice Employment Network (AEN) 2017 Awards in Sydney last Friday night. The Awards recognise outstanding achievements in the vocational education and training sector....

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Skills4Trade and Pledge250 Programs Recognised.

Skillset and TAFE NSW have received state-wide recognition for an exciting partnership that continues to deliver outstanding results for young people in the central west. The organisations have been selected as finalists in the Industry Collaboration category in the...

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Calves shine a light on Dairy Industry

There was great excitement among students from Skillset Senior College earlier this week when two, seven week old jersey calves were delivered to our school. The calves, belonging to a local farmer from Canowindra, are part of Dairy Australia’s innovative program...

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