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ACPET Western Australia Committee Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET would like to thank all members that submitted an expression of interest to be a member of the ACPET Western Australia Committee. The Board met on 19 September to determine membership of its six State and Territory Committees. We received over 60 nominations for the State and Territory Commit... Read more

WA PD - Using Technology to Enhance Learning Edition 573, 29 Sep

E-learning is the talk of the town – but what is it really, how can you implement it in the classroom and how can it help your students to be more successful? The workshop will consist of 2 keynote speakers: Part 1: Ben Beaton, Director of Information Learning Technologies, MLC Part 2: E-... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 31 October, Perth Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

2014 Western Australian Industry and Export Awards Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET WA congratulates the Australian Institute of Management WA on its nomination as a WA Industry and Export Awards finalist (Education and Training Award category) for 2014. Members will be aware that these Awards acknowledge the important contribution made by West Australian businesses to the l... Read more

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ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 31 October, Perth Edition 572, 22 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

TAC Update Edition 572, 22 Sep

TAC Secretariat Relocation On the weekend of 15-16 November 2014, the Department of Education Services will be relocating to its new site at 20 Walters Drive, Osborne Park. The TAC Secretariat will be closed to public contact on Friday 14 November 2014 as the Department's networking and tele... Read more

OctoberVET 2014 Edition 572, 22 Sep

'What VET Researchers Learn about Access to VET' Friday 17th October at Central Institute of Technology, 30 Aberdeen Street campus, Northbridge We’re going to start with lunch, hosted by Central’s Koolark Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students and Manager Ki... Read more

CISWA PD "Best Practice Model of Dealing with Agents" Edition 571, 15 Sep

This workshop is ideal for: Staff dealing with the management of Agents in the International Education Sector. Recruitment Agents are an integral part of the international education industry. This workshop will enable you to understand how to work with agents to achieve exceptional results to cre... Read more

Seeking to grow VET in Schools? Edition 571, 15 Sep

Public and independent schools are increasingly welcoming opportunities to introduce VET into their course offerings however limiting factors remain in terms of timetabling, funding, information, resourcing, management and compliance.  ACPET is keen to support members who see opportunities for... Read more

Congratulations - Marr Mooditj Training & ACPET Finalists Edition 571, 15 Sep

ACPET would like to congratulate Marr Mooditj Training Inc on being named WA Small Training Provider of the Year 2014 at the WA Training Awards. Congratulations on your success in the Awards and we wish you all the best to be recognised on the national stage as part of the Australian Training Award... Read more

Call for Expressions of Interest to join an ACPET State/Territory Committee Edition 570, 8 Sep

The Board is inviting expressions of interest from members to join the committee in their State/Territory. Existing committee members are welcome to reapply however also need to express an interest should they wish to remain on the committee. These committees have a key role to play in assisting th... Read more

VET in Schools - the way forward Edition 570, 8 Sep

The School Curriculum and Standards Authority has established a VET Advisory Committee and is seeking to engage with stakeholders to identify and address issues that may impact senior secondary education and the WACE in both short and middle term. As part of its role on that Committee, ACPET will b... Read more

Changes to Financial Viability Assessment Requirements Edition 570, 8 Sep

The Training Accreditation Council (TAC) has endorsed changes to its processes for assessing financial risk. The following changes apply to registration applications received by TAC on or after 1 October 2014. Renewal of Registration Applications From 1 October 2014, RTOs applying for renewal of... Read more

Independent Review of the WA VET Sector (Seares Review) Edition 570, 8 Sep

The final report of the Independent Review of the WA VET Sector has been released. The review comes at a critical time in the evolution of Western Australia’s vocational education and training system. The final report is currently being considered by the Minister for Training and Workforce De... Read more

AVETMISS Reporting - Free Webinar Edition 570, 8 Sep

From 2014, it is a requirement of registration for RTOs to collect data on their nationally recognised training activity. This information must be submitted to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) by the end of February 2015. NCVER is hosting a series of free one hour webina... Read more

FAPSTC - Industry Scan Second Quarter 2014 Edition 568, 25 Aug

This report is designed to provide current, industry-specific data on workforce, training and recruitment covering the industries within the Financial, Administrative and Professional Services Training Council (FAPSTC) portfolio. These include: Financial and Insurance Services (ANZSIC K) Adminis... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 568, 25 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

One week to go! ACPET's APIEF and National Conference: 4 for 3 offer still available Edition 567, 18 Aug

With APIEF and the national conference just around the corner (27-29 August), registrations are filling fast. We’d love to see you there too – our group booking offer is still available: book 3 tickets and get the 4th ticket free! With an impressive array of speakers secured, come along... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 566, 11 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

One week to go! ACPET's APIEF and National Conference: 4 for 3 offer still available Edition 566, 11 Aug

With APIEF and the national conference just around the corner (27-29 August), registrations are filling fast. We’d love to see you there too – our group booking offer is still available: book 3 tickets and get the 4th ticket free! With an impressive array of speakers secured, come along... Read more

WA Training Awards finalists announced - 4 ACPET members Edition 565, 4 Aug

Training and Workforce Development Minister Kim Hames announced the finalists for Western Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) awards. ACPET would like to specifically congratulate the 4 ACPET member’s, Australian College of Training, DNA Kingston Training, Marr Mooditj... Read more

Registration Closing Soon for Teacher in Residence with Mark Miller BA, MA Edition 565, 4 Aug

The Centre for Training Excellence has announced the imminent arrival of their Teacher in Residence – Mark Miller, specialist in Differentiated Instruction from Toronto. Mark will facilitate a series of workshops around the following themes: Assessment for Learning and Formative Feedback I... Read more

ACPET Roadmap to Sustainability can be accessed by RTOs Edition 565, 4 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Last chance to apply for Green Gown Awards - closing 5 August Edition 565, 4 Aug

Apply now for the Green Gown Awards, open to ALL education and training providers in both VET and Higher Education regardless of size or type.  New for this year is a category called – Best Newcomer, which is aimed at those on the start of their sustainability journey or those... Read more

Notification of Changes to Course Accreditation Arrangements August 2014 Edition 564, 28 Jul

The following changes apply to course accreditation applications received by TAC on or after 1 August 2014. Five Year Accreditation The Training Accreditation Council (TAC) has endorsed a new policy for the accreditation of courses. From 1 August 2014, VET courses approved for accreditation by T... Read more

SkillsDMC Announces RII Training Package Teach-out Period Extension Edition 564, 28 Jul

The current version of the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII) Training Package was released on 14 November 2013.  Consistent with VET regulatory requirements, Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) were required to transition from the RII09 Training Package to the new RII Training Pa... Read more

Last chance to apply for Green Gown Awards - closing 5 August Edition 564, 28 Jul

Apply now for the Green Gown Awards, open to ALL education and training providers in both VET and Higher Education regardless of size or type.  New for this year is a category called – Best Newcomer, which is aimed at those on the start of their sustainability journey or those... Read more

ACPET Roadmap to Sustainability Launched Edition 564, 28 Jul

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

ACPET Roadmap to Sustainability Launched Edition 563, 21 Jul

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Review of the VET Sector in WA Edition 562, 14 Jul

In October 2013, the Minister for Training and Workforce Development initiated the Independent Review of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sector in Western Australia to provide advice on: a model for the most appropriate level of autonomy for metropolitan and regional State Training Pr... Read more

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