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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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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Local apprentice scoops coveted State award

Local winner, Laura Burgett, flanked by colleagues from Spatial Services and Skillset Workforce staff. It was announced recently that Bathurst based apprentice, Laura Burgett, employed by Skillset and based at Spatial Services, had been awarded this year’s...

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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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