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New Multi-sports Court Enhances Innovative Learning Opportunities for Students
Education27 Feb, 2019

New Multi-sports Court Enhances Innovative Learning Opportunities for Students

Skillset Senior College Bathurst campus officially opened their much anticipated multi-purpose sports court this week to enhance the development of the college’s PDHPE program, with the intention of bringing greater opportunities for active participation amongst the school community.

Skillset Senior College Set to Open in Dubbo
Education07 Jan, 2019

Skillset Senior College Set to Open in Dubbo

Skillset Senior College is expanding to open its second campus in Dubbo in Term 1 2019. Initially catering for 34 Year 10 students, the school features a small and supportive learning environment that focusses on individual needs, student well-being, small class sizes and high levels of student engagement.

Apprentice Wage Subsidy to Support Regional and Remote Businesses
Workforce21 Dec, 2018

Apprentice Wage Subsidy to Support Regional and Remote Businesses

The Australian Apprentice Wage Subsidy trial being launched on January 1, 2019 aims to support apprenticeships in skills need occupations in rural and regional areas. The subsidy will encourage participation in apprenticeships by employers who have not previously engaged apprentices, as well as re-engaging employers who may have disengaged from the system. Additional employer eligibility criteria will apply and local apprenticeship specialists Skillset are encouraging businesses to contact them for more information.

Hampton students enhance the natural habitats of vulnerable species
Environment20 Dec, 2018

Hampton students enhance the natural habitats of vulnerable species

Skillset Environment Land Works crew recently completed a revegetation project with Hy-Tec Austen Quarry in Hartley. This project aimed at protecting the threatened species Silver-leaved Mountain Gums, creating additional natural habitat, reconnecting the landscape and producing future seed collection populations.

Scholarship is just the beginning for Dent
Workforce14 Dec, 2018

Scholarship is just the beginning for Dent

Skillset have launched their inaugural Skillset Christmas Scholarship which is a $1000 prize awarded to an individual from around the Central West and Orana region, who has excelled in their area of education or employment.

Powering People for a Stronger Future: 1 on 1 with William Farrugia
Workforce30 Oct, 2018

Powering People for a Stronger Future: 1 on 1 with William Farrugia

Skillset Workforce launched SkillForce360on on October 1. SkillForce360 is a campaign aimed to engage 360 people across the region into education or employment by 31st March, 2019. The slogan of the campaign, “powered by people” focusses on building skilled individuals that contribute to the productivity and development of our region’s businesses.

AIE Open Day opens up world of opportunity for Youth Connect’s Callum Jennings
Workforce18 Oct, 2018

AIE Open Day opens up world of opportunity for Youth Connect’s Callum Jennings

Callum is a 19-year-old young man who registered with Skillset Youth Connect through the Bathurst Jobs Expo in August 2018. Callum completed his HSC at Denison College last year and is considering going to University in the future, but doesn’t feel quite ready yet and wanted to explore his options.

Vinnie’s amazing journey to win Youth Connect Award
Uncategorized21 Sep, 2018

Vinnie’s amazing journey to win Youth Connect Award

Viniththa Vasanthakumar (Vinnie) was the recipient of the 2018 Skillset Workforce Youth Connect award for her amazing achievements and determination to develop a career within the childcare industry. Vinnie has had an amazing journey and we can’t wait to see where she goes next!

Australia Skillset would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work.
We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of those whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and to the younger generation of the community who will be the future leaders in years to come.