New Initiative builds Training Capacity on the West Coast

  • EOI
4th February 2020
Residents of the West Coast have an opportunity to study the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification as part of the new West Coast Capacity Training Project.

TasTAFE, in partnership with West Coast Council and Skills Tasmania and supported by Study Hub West Coast and the West Coast Council Education and Training Advisory Committee, is offering residents of the West Coast an opportunity to study the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification as part of the new West Coast Capacity Training Project (WCCTP).  The aim of this project is to build capacity on the West Coast to locally service the training and assessment needs of the community, and in doing so, build locally sustainable workforce development capability and employment opportunities.

The program is aimed at participants willing and able to deliver training in their area of expertise such as tourism and hospitality, manufacturing, mining and construction throughout the West Coast.  Learning support will include an initial support session, regular face to face workshops held in community locations across the West Coast; on-line resources, supported study sessions and workplace learning.  On completion of the course participants will continue to receive support and mentoring as they further develop their skills as a qualified trainer and assessor. West Coast Council’s Education and Training Advisory Committee will support participants to find opportunities with TasTAFE and other Registered Training Organisations to deliver training (in their industry) on the West Coast.

To be considered for this program it is essential that participants hold a relevant qualification and have current industry knowledge and experience in their proposed teaching and assessing area.  Participants need to have a degree of proficiency in language, communication, interpersonal and digital literacy skills to complete guided tasks that are part of the study program and assessment evidence. Support in this area will be provided for participants who need assistance.

Up to twelve places have been funded through Skills Tasmania’s Workforce Development Grants Program for the WCCTP, which will be delivered from April to November 2020.  An application process which includes an online language, literacy and numeracy component, must be completed prior to enrolment.  A selection panel will review applications and the most suitable candidates will be chosen for this program.

Please see Expression of Interest documents for details on how to apply for this program.