Active New Norfolk Office

High Activity in New Norfolk!

October 18, 2017

New Norfolk has been active over recent months with several good placements, local training and community engagement Training Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI), in partnership with Workskills, are undertaking a comprehensive work ready programme with some of our job seekers. These job seekers undergo an…

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Sorell Office

Bigger and Better in Sorell

October 9, 2017

Workskills’ Sorell office has expanded, with bigger and better offices and an increase in our days of operation. After more than two years on the road, our Sorell team has now got a place to call home – and we’re excited! Located in the Sorell Community Health Centre, 57 Cole St, we’re now open Tuesday,…

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Does Work for the Dole lead to jobs? YES!

September 27, 2017

Rosny job seeker Tegan had previously worked with Telcos and in retail, but didn’t enjoy it – her interest was in horticulture. When she was approaching the Work for the Dole Phase she was asked which activity she would like to do and chose a horticultural activity working within the Clarence City Council municipality. On…

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Preparing Our Clients for Employment

September 14, 2017

Glenorchy has held Block 2 of the PaTH – Employment Skills Training (EST) with AETS. This course was targeted around preparing our clients for employment and everything they need to know to get there. Much of the course was actually practicing mock interviews and breaking down the barriers to get there. Most of the participants…

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High hospitality hopes through training program

September 4, 2017

A hospitality training program jointly developed by Workskills and TasTAFE has resulted in strong employment outcomes for participants. Workskills and TasTAFE recently worked together to develop a practical, hands-on pilot training program specific to the employment requirements of various hospitality businesses in the greater Hobart region. Upon completion of the training, eight out of the…

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Internal Mentoring Program

August 30, 2017

In July of 2016, Workskills launched the internal Mentoring Program with reserved interest from staff. We had three mentoring ‘couples’ who were able to share skills and knowledge and gain the benefits of working with some of our more senior and experienced staff. On the completion of the program the support for the program was…

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PaTH Training

Another Successful Partnership – Delivering positive outcomes for Workskills Job Seekers

August 18, 2017

PaTH is a new government initiative where Employability Skills Training (EST) providers work with jobactive providers to deliver training which is designed to equip young job seekers with pre-employment skills and prepare them to meet the expectations of Employers. AETS Australian Employment Training Solutions delivered training on site for Workskills job seekers. Block 1 Project…

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Training is the Key

August 7, 2017

The New Norfolk site has been busy in and around training programmes of recent months. Training not only formulates an integral part of becoming job ready but in a lot of instances is a mandatory requirement. In partnership with local Registered Training Organisations and our dedicated Employment Service Team we have managed not only to…

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Changes are afoot!

August 2, 2017

Hobart Site has seen significant changes occur over the past month and if you have been on site you will notice some new faces. Mark is on extended leave for a couple of months, Ben has accepted an internal transfer to another department and Dan has joined the team. We have been a training ground…

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