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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Spark Tank Semi Finalists Announced

Thirteen energy saving ideas for Central West communities will be pitched to a team of energy experts next year as part of a campaign to increase energy efficiency in homes, businesses and communities in the state’s Central West, Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said....

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92 Jobs for YOUth!

Merry Christmas and THANKYOU to all the wonderful businesses who have supported our Job Pledge Campaign to the tune of 92 jobs since we launched 6 weeks ago. That's an average of over 15 jobs each week that we have had pledged - you guys really are PLEGENDS!! We...

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Why it’s worth checking out Skillset Senior College.

We like to say we focus on individual wellbeing and personal achievement, and to prove it we are celebrating our first group of students commencing Year 12, as the original year 10 of 2015 progress through to the commencement of their final year of schooling. “It is a...

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Pledges Roll in for Christmas

An amazing week with 17 jobs pledged and we move over a third of the way towards our target of 250! Check out our Pledge Board here to see all the incredible jobs pledged across the Central West - and of course if you want to become a #PLEGEND just call us on 1300 853...

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Skill up for a job in 2017

Become job READY, learn skillSETs at TAFE and GO into work placements with our free* 2017 Skills4Trade pre-employment programs for young people aged 15-24 who have left school. In partnership with TAFE Western Skillset are offering...

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Pioneer Dairy Project Delivers

On Friday, 2 December 2016 Skillset Green Army completed the Central Coast Wetlands Riparian Corridor linking Dairy Swamp and Wyong River project in Tuggerah in partnership with Project Host, Pioneer Dairy. This project is a prime example of the important...

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45 Skilled, Ready and Set to Go!

Forty five young people from across the Central West completed the TAFE training component of the Skills4Trade program last week, and will now move into work placements with local businesses organised by Skillset Workforce. This first Skills4Trade (an AEN MIP Project...

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Draft Climate Change Fund Strategic Plan

Skillset has thrown its support behind the Climate Change Fund Draft Strategic Plan launched last month by Environment Minister Mark Speakman for the Baird Government. The plan is backed by a $500 million investment to 2022 and contains a range of proposed policy...

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Clickety Click 66!

66 jobs pledged and over a quarter of the way to our #250jobs target! We have had amazing support for our campaign from the Blue Belles Rugby Team and Kerry Chikarovski to the Skillset Board and all the local businesses who have pledged. Check out our facebook page to...

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@DailyBailey10 is a PLEGEND!!

Amazing support for our #pledge250 jobs campaign from Plegend DailyBailey on tonight's news. WOW we are overwhelmed - THANK YOU to Ten Eyewitness News and Tim Bailey for Pausing for Our Cause - we REALLY appreciate your support - it will help us reach our incredibly...

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59 Jobs Pledged in 18 days

Our Job Pledge Campaign has achieved amazing results in its first two and a half weeks with an incredible 59 jobs pledged. At a rate of over 3 jobs per day this puts us ON TRACK to deliver 250 jobs in 3 months. Check out the list on our Pledge250 page. THANK YOU THANK...

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