Nomination as state finalist in 2017 Training Awards

Our nomination as a state finalist in the NSW Training Awards Industry Collaboration category was recognised at the Western Region Training Awards presentation on Friday night. The nomination recognises the innovative collaboration between Skillset's Workforce Team...

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And the winner is…

It is with great excitement that we announce Skillset’s Maddison Griffiths – Leonard was awarded the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year at Friday night’s annual NSW Training Awards for Western NSW.              ...

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Congratulations Bradley and Maddison!

  The annual NSW Training Awards for Western NSW will be held tonight in Orange. These awards, coordinated by Training Services NSW, recognise outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training sector. Skillset has two finalists in these awards....

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Prime7 News story 250 Pledge success

Check out the wrap up of our 250 Pledge campaign broadcast on Prime7 News Central West. Thanks again to all our employers who helped us reach our goal. A special mention to Storco Storage Systems, who pledged job number 250....

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We did it – thanks to you!

Success! 250 jobs pledged! Our Workforce Team set themselves the goal to place 250 jobs between November 2016 and the end of March 2017. This campaign was responding to the fact that youth unemployment in the Central West was two and a half times higher than the...

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We are nearly there!!

Our Skillset Workforce team are nearly over the line with their #pledge250 campaign! We've just hit 249 placements! Only one to go. Stay tuned for #250. It will not be long!. If you would like to pledge a job and change someone's life, please contact one of our...

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Join information session on battery storage

The future has arrived! We’ve all been waiting for affordable batteries to help out when the sun’s not shining. Now they’re here!  As well as saving energy, recent metering and tariff changes mean batteries and solar can now make money for you. Skillset Environment,...

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220 jobs pledged! Only 30 to go!

Our Skillset Workforce team have been hard at work securing traineeships, apprenticeships permanent and temporary employment as part of our #pledge250 campaign! Just this week our skilled workforce staff hit the 220 mark!  That means we only have 30 to go to meet our...

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208……..soooooo GREAT!!

We are so excited to announce we broke through the 200 barrier last week with 9 wonderful jobs pledged taking the tally to #208. We have the #pledge250 goal in our sights now and would love to talk to any businesses or organisations who think they might have a job...

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Women of Skillset

To mark International Women's Day 2017 Skillset would like to take the opportunity to celebrate just some of the many wonderful women of Skillset. In this our 35th year of operation it is appropriate we recognize our longest serving staff member Amanda Ferguson....

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35 Years Strong

Skillset celebrated 35 years of operation today in Bathurst with the Board and staff members, taking the opportunity to both reflect on a proud past, and look forward to an invigorating and exciting future.  Created in 1982 by Bathurst, Orange, Blayney, Parkes,...

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Schools Enhance Learning Through Land Works.

Student learning at Kandos High and Public Schools will be enhanced by a new garden with a focus on environmental, sustainability and cultural heritage education. Funded by a Kepco grant to the school, Skillset Environment Land Works were engaged to design the...

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Another Pledge Milestone Reached.

WE DID IT!!! 150 jobs pledged by the end of January - what a massive achievement! So many local businesses are supporting our Pledge250 Campaign and pledging a job and changing a young person's life. 100 more to go and we are determined to get there - call us on 6330...

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101 Not Out!

Move over Aussie batsmen - the amazing team of Central West businesses have smashed it out of the park with over 100 jobs pledged with Skillset Workforce for young people before Christmas! 101 not out at stumps - and looking forward to building on our partnership when...

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#wearegreenarmy

On Wednesday Dec 21 in Bathurst a team of young people graduated from the Green Army program having completed the third phase of the Bathurst Green Army project “Protecting, Restoring and Connecting Bathurst Woodlands”.   They now have new skills in environmental and...

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