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WA Training Awards 2015 - Now Open Edition 593, 2 Mar

The Department of Training and Workforce Development's WA Training Awards recognise and reward outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students, and the contribution to training made by trainers, training organisations and employers. There are 13 categories in the WA Tr... Read more

Spotlight on Training for Employment Edition 593, 2 Mar

          This week saw ACPET WA begin its 2015 professional development calendar with an important industry event, bringing together key industry stakeholders and senior officials from State and Commonwealth Departments of Training, Education, and Employment for an aft... Read more

ACPET launches new resource for providers to build confidence in enrolling learners with Disability Edition 593, 2 Mar

ACPET has developed an online resource, in collaboration with the NDCO network, the SA Equal Employment Commission, and the SA Training and Disability Advocate, to support education and training providers in the process of enrolling learners with disability and meeting their needs, in line with legi... Read more

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ACPET WA Summer Networking Event Edition 592, 23 Feb

ACPET invites you and your colleagues to attend the WA Summer Networking event on Thursday 26th February, 2015 from 4.30pm. Connect with industry colleagues and members for this social event on the terrace at the Rydges Perth Hotel. Come along and join the ACPET state committee and members for an... Read more

ACPET WA Plans for 2015 Edition 591, 16 Feb

I would like ACPET members to know that their WA State Committee spent Friday morning deep in discussion, setting priorities for 2015 and a workplan to address those in the year ahead.  The Committee was briefed by WA Chair Andrew Crevald (Curtin College) on outcomes of the ACPET Board meeting... Read more

Free TLISC PD workshops for RTOs Edition 591, 16 Feb

Commencing in early March 2015, Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) will host a series of free national RTO workshops open to all training providers. The sessions will provide updates about each of the Training Packages TLISC is responsible for; and inform participants about de... Read more

Review of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 Edition 591, 16 Feb

Please let us know your views about reform of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (VET Act).   ACPET will be preparing a submission to ensure the review captures the experience and needs of the private training sector and I invite your comments, either via telephone 9227 0437 o... Read more

Building provider confidence in enrolling learners with disability - free resource & subsidised webinar 24 Feb Edition 591, 16 Feb

ACPET has developed an online resource, in collaboration with the NDCO network, the EEO Commission (SA), and the SA Training and Disability Advocates, to support education and training providers in the process of enrolling learners with disability and meeting their needs, in line with legislative an... Read more

ACPET WA Seminar Edition 590, 9 Feb

Join Jim Walker, Chair of the State Training Board, Dr Ruth Shean, Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development, key industry stakeholders and representatives from Departments of Employment and Industry to ACPETT's “Collaborate for Opportunities” seminar on the... Read more

WA Training for Employment Seminar Edition 589, 2 Feb

ACPET WA is pleased to invite all members with an interest in training for employment to a “Collaborate for Opportunities” seminar on the afternoon of Thursday 26 February 2015.  The seminar will include presentations, information sharing and discussion around the new national emplo... Read more

USI Feedback Edition 589, 2 Feb

The ACPET WA office has received information about a number of issues in establishing USI (unique student identifier) for students. I would appreciate hearing from any members who are facing similar problems and as a consequence unable to complete lodgements for funding. The types of issues that h... Read more

CEO leads ACPET WA Member Workshop Edition 589, 2 Feb

ACPET WA members had some key messages at Friday’s workshop with CEO Rod Camm, giving a West Australian perspective on the services we provide and issues they face.   The list of issues is long, and messages are consistent – ACPET members are looking for their organization to b... Read more

Rod Camm, ACPET CEO in WA - 30th Jan 2015 Edition 588, 26 Jan

Dear Members, ACPET CEO, Rod Camm would like to hear directly from WA member's: What are the key policy issues influencing the direction of tertiary education in Australia? What services do you need from ACPET to help grow your business? How can we help reduce the costs of your enterprise?... Read more

Standards for RTOs 2015 - Information Sessions for TAC RTOs Edition 588, 26 Jan

To help guide RTOs through the process of transition to the new Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015, TAC will be conducting half-day information sessions throughout February in metropolitan and regional areas. The sessions are intended to provide an overview of the new req... Read more

Financial Services Sector - Continuous Improvement Project Edition 588, 26 Jan

ACPET members working with the financial services sector are invited to engage with IBSA in the development of new units of competency and a Skill Set to address current gaps and build capability within the areas of: Personal Injury Management (PM) Personal Trust Administration (PRT) Anti-Money... Read more

WA Training for Employment Seminar Edition 588, 26 Jan

ACPET WA is pleased to invite all members with an interest in training for employment to a “Collaborate for Opportunities” seminar on the afternoon of Thursday 26 February 2015.  The seminar will include presentations, information sharing and discussion around the new national emplo... Read more

WA Training for Employment Seminar Edition 587, 19 Jan

ACPET WA is pleased to invite all members with an interest in training for employment to a “Collaborate for Opportunities” seminar on the afternoon of Thursday 26 February 2015.  The seminar will include presentations, information sharing and discussion around the new national emplo... Read more

Rod Camm, ACPET CEO in WA - 30th Jan 2015 Edition 587, 19 Jan

Dear Members, You may be aware that in his inaugural National Monday Update, our new CEO Rod Camm committed to a series of member workshops in all states and territories. The workshops are designed to ensure members have the opportunity to engage with Rod, to discuss the value proposition of m... Read more

Review of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 Edition 586, 12 Jan

Members will be aware that a review of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (the VET Act) is underway, to: Examine the operation and effectiveness of the Act, Report on the currency and relevance of the objects of the Act, Consider the need for the continuation of the functions, power... Read more

Save the date - Rod Camm, ACPET CEO in WA Edition 586, 12 Jan

Dear Members, You may be aware that in his inaugural National Monday Update, our new CEO Rod Camm committed to a series of member workshops in all states and territories. The workshops are designed to ensure members have the opportunity to engage with Rod, to discuss the value proposition of m... Read more

Supporting quality in our sector Edition 585, 22 Dec

              WA members were among those participating in last Thursday’s webinar presentation by CEO Rod Camm, held to discuss a new – some would say tough - approach to quality, through the ACPET Code of Ethics, including the introduction of a... Read more

Merry Christmas Edition 585, 22 Dec

Season’s greetings, the ACPET offices will be closed from Thursday 25 December 2014 and reopen Monday 5 January 2015.... Read more

VET Reform - National Consultations Edition 585, 22 Dec

The Department of Industry, VET Reform Taskforce is undertaking a round of national face-to-face consultations in every capital city throughout January and February 2015. The consultations sessions will be chaired by a member of the Vocational Education and Training Advisory Board. To coincide with... Read more

Save the Date - ACPET 2015 National Conference and APIEF - 26-28 August 2015 Edition 585, 22 Dec

Please mark your calendars now for The Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) 2015 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) - Inspiring Ideas, Building a better private education and training sector through innovation, diversity and quality.... Read more

Save the date - Rod Camm, ACPET CEO in WA Edition 585, 22 Dec

Dear Members, You may be aware that in his inaugural National Monday Update, our new CEO Rod Camm committed to a series of member workshops in all states and territories. The workshops are designed to ensure members have the opportunity to engage with Rod, to discuss the value proposition of m... Read more

New Minister - Training and Workforce Development - The Hon Liza Harvey MLA Edition 584, 15 Dec

The Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET), would like to offer congratulations to The Hon Liza Harvey MLA, Minister for Police; Women’s Interests; Training and Workforce Development on assuming ministerial responsibility for the Training and Workforce Development portfo... Read more

Disquiet between CRICOS providers and Agents Edition 584, 15 Dec

There have been a number of reports to ACPET staff and the State Committee from CRICOS providers complaining about the behaviour of certain agents. We have also had complaints from agents about the performance of some providers. ACPET staff have had preliminary discussions with all parties concerne... Read more

ACPET Members' breakfast draws year to a close Edition 583, 8 Dec

2014 has drawn to a close with members enjoying an end-of-year breakfast hosted by ACPET WA, and addressed by Dr Ross Kelly on behalf of the Department of Training and Workforce Development.  We sincerely thank Dr Kelly for his presentation, and we provide a brief summary here for those members... Read more

Seares Review - where to from here? Edition 583, 8 Dec

ACPET WA members will be aware the Minister for Training and Workforce Development, Hon Dr Kim Hames MLA has responded to recommendations of the Independent Review of the Vocational Education and Training Sector – the so-called Seares Review, and will also be aware the Review had little to say... Read more

ACPET Christmas Breakfast - last chance to join us! Edition 582, 1 Dec

ACPET WA would like to invite you and your colleagues to join our WA Committee members and other ACPET members at the ACPET WA Christmas Networking breakfast on Friday 5th December, 2014. Come join us to hear the reflections on the highs and lows of 2014 and the changes that we can look forward to... Read more

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