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Queensland State Update Edition 770, 13 Aug

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 With only a couple of weeks to the ACPET National Conference in Canberra, now is the time to finalise your registration.  State forum with Minister Fentiman Save the date - 4th... Read more

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Queensland State Update Edition 769, 6 Aug

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding The Queensland Government has announced $45.2 million for 227 projects that will assist 7,248 disadvantaged Queenslanders, under the first fundi... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 768, 30 Jul

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 QUEENSLAND CAREERS EXPO’S TO BOOST SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TSXPO and QLD Work & Skills Expo, was staged in Brisbane this weekend just gone, 21st & 22nd July a... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 767, 23 Jul

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 QUEENSLAND CAREERS EXPO’S TO BOOST SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TSXPO and QLD Work & Skills Expo, was staged in Brisbane this weekend just gone, 21st & 22nd July a... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 766, 16 Jul

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 Expressions of Interest are now open for members to register their interest to be a part of a ‘Member only’ trade mission to 3 Cities in Indonesia during the week 7 to 12 Octo... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 765, 9 Jul

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 Skills and Thrills Careers Showcase The Skills and Thrills Careers Showcase comes to Queensland for the first time, presenting vocational education and training (VET) options and pathw... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 764, 2 Jul

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 A big thank you to Rebecca Hall from everyone at ACPET for the tireless work she has undertaken in the last two years leading and driving the implementation of Queensland’s Internat... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 763, 25 Jun

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 This week starts off with a morning tea with 15 Business Development Managers from the Trade Investment Queensland global network. It will be great to catch up with them all and continue... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 762, 18 Jun

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628       In last week’s article I mentioned that Minister Fentiman would be joining us in August at a membership forum. We have had to postpone this until after the N... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 761, 11 Jun

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628   Save the Date Minister Fentiman MP Minister for Employment and Small Business, Minister for Training and Skills Development, will be joining the membership at a forum to be held... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 760, 4 Jun

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628     Last week I had the opportunity to attend an Austrade launch on “Using consortia for large scale borderless and offshore opportunities” report and toolkit, hos... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 759, 28 May

Last week I met with the Director from the Australia Indonesia Research Centre to discuss barriers for providers to undertake business in the Indonesian market. It was an insightful meeting that focused on ACPETs relationship with APTISI (Indonesia’s tertiary association) and how this could be... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 758, 21 May

  Last week, the State Committee hosted a networking event with members at James Cook University Brisbane Campus. Representatives from the Department of Employment and Small Business and Skills and Training were in attendance. A warm thank you to Mary Anne Curtis Director General, Suzanne Wauc... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 757, 14 May

Chat over Coffee and Cake – Dismissing the myths The ACPET Queensland State Committee invites you to a networking opportunity to engage with the newly formed Department of Employment and Small Business and Skills and Training. This will be a great opportunity to hear about the Departments... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 756, 7 May

ACPET Industry Certification Information Session Each month members will have the chance to join us via webinar to talk in detail about the ACPET Industry Certification Program (AICP). If you have unanswered questions, or simply want to gain a comprehensive understanding of the program then pl... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 755, 30 Apr

The week started off with a Brazilian delegation from San Paulo meeting with almost 30 members at Browns English School in Brisbane. It was a great opportunity to hear from Rodrigo Capelato the CEO of SEMESP, a tertiary industry association similar to ACPET, and for members to mix with SEMESP member... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 754, 23 Apr

Last week, the working reference group, between ACPET and DESBT, met to continue discussions on the contestable market in Queensland. This group has been regularly meeting for almost 3 years and a networking event outlined below is an invitation for all members to be a part of the discussions. ... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 753, 16 Apr

Last week the State Committee met in Brisbane. The Committee continues to discuss the issues relevant to the Queensland membership and how to progress ideas as solutions. The committee are of the belief that shared value amongst the membership is through engagement. With that in mind, the next commi... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 752, 9 Apr

Last week was a short week but certainly another week filled with member meetings, discussing Pre Qualified Supplier matters with the Department and preparing for the next State Committee meeting. Unfortunately, due to an international college closure, the week was also taken up with providing supp... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 750, 26 Mar

Last week Rod Camm, Paul Kulpa (State Committee member) and I met with Minister Fentiman (Employment and Small Business and Training) to discuss the important role the independent sector performs in the Queensland contestable training market. The meeting covered off on a range of Total VET Activity... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 749, 19 Mar

Last week was busy meeting with members in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns and Townsville. Taking time out to see first hand how well our members approach providing student centric education that is closely aligned to industry demands and standards, is inspiring. Not that I like to signal out any membe... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 748, 12 Mar

Last week commenced with a roundtable meeting with the Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick & Consul-General Ho Chi Minh City Karen Lanyon. It was a highly informative meeting on the nature of education and training opportunities in Vietnam. In particular Vocational Training was seen as a priori... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 747, 5 Mar

Last week the Queensland State Committee met to discuss a range of priorities and topics affecting the sector across the state. A key part of the meeting was to discuss the Total VET Activity data from NCVER and how Queensland specific data can be used to demonstrate the significant work the indepen... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 746, 26 Feb

Last week started off with a roundtable discussion facilitated by the NOUS Group on the Business Council of Australia’s report - Future Proof: Protecting Australians Through Education and Skills. The meeting was attended by colleagues from multiple Universities, TAFE Queensland, Community Coll... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 745, 19 Feb

This week was partly spent in Melbourne at the Board strategic planning day. It’s the usual formula any business owner doesn’t want to hear: the priorities are many, the consumers are broad in their needs, and the resources are limited to service the demand. I have no doubt the Board wil... Read more

Queensland Update Edition 744, 12 Feb

Last week was a busy yet focused one predominately on all things international. The implementation of the Queensland International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2022 continues to accelerate and gather momentum when you thought there were no more gears left to use.... Read more

Matt Edition 743, 5 Feb

Matthew Traynor Executive Officer QLD  ... Read more

The week couldn’t have started off any bett Edition 742, 29 Jan

A state committee planning session led by Kathleen Newcombe – Qld State Director - and Allan Bonsall – Brand Genetics - with the 14 member strong committee and the ACPET CEO present. It didn’t take long for the Committee to agree that the way forward on any initiatives for 2018... Read more

Welcome to 2018 and yes, it’s been busy already Edition 741, 22 Jan

With the announcement of a new State cabinet and Ministerial portfolios, as a result of the State election on 24 November, we have been seeking meetings with three Ministers responsible for Skills and Development, Higher Education and International students. Introducing them to ACPET and the broad m... Read more

2018 Queensland Training Awards Edition 736, 18 Dec

The Queensland Training Awards celebrate the state's top training achievers. The outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees, vocational students, teachers, trainers, training p​roviders, employers and community-based organisations are recognised across a range of categories. Winne... Read more

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