Middle age man on construction site.

Age limit scrapped for free apprenticeships

Construction-based apprenticeships will be free to all Queenslanders, with age limits to be scrapped. The State Government’s current free apprenticeship scheme is open
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Electric vehicle charging station for charge EV battery and technician soldering metal of EV car lithium-ion rechargeable battery in factory. | Newsreel

EV training boost for TAFE Queensland

Cutting-edge electric vehicle training simulators are among the upgrades planned at two Queensland TAFE centres. A $3 million Federal Government grant will be used to
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Female tradie working on machinery. | Newsreel

Scarce tech and trade skills in high demand

More than three-quarters of Australian businesses are in need of technicians and trade workers, but cannot find or train the staff they need. New data released by Ai
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Smart home classroom future-proofs electricians

Queensland’s future electricians have a bridge between traditional work and future in-home technology through a new TAFE Queensland training facility. The Smart Home
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$1000 tool boost for first-year apprentices

First-year apprentices can access $1000 to tool up for their careers. A Queensland Government “Free Tools for First Years” program will provide $1000 cashback for
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Fee-free TAFE pledge for construction sector

An extra 20,000 fee-free vocational training places will be offered next year to boost the workforce in the construction and housing industries. Next week’s Federal
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Brisbane river and botanic gardens. | Newsreel

Brisbane poised to be regional powerhouse

Brisbane has multiple advantages over other Australian capitals, as it eyes an economy that is tipped to approach $300 billion within a decade. A State of the City
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TAFE teacher-bot clones to support 24/7 learning

Queensland’s TAFE teachers are about to partner with robot versions of themselves to better meet the 24/7 needs of students. TAFE Queensland Chief Executive Officer
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Dire skills shortage looms without new job pathways

Queensland is facing a “dire” shortage of skilled labour over the next 20 years without a radical overhaul of education and training pathways. The leaders of two
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Training bodies fall short on AI planning

A vast majority of Registered Training Organisations have no AI strategy, despite most believing artificial intelligence will have a large impact on their businesses,
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