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Skills update is the department's training e-newsletter. It provides key information on departmental training programs and initiatives as well as other news from across the training sector, including best practice examples, training resources, research, workshops and events.

The monthly e-newsletter is complemented by the Skills Alert service which is distributed as key announcements are made, such as the opening of program funding rounds.


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Current Skills update and Skills alert

Note: The link to the current issue of the Skills update newsletter and Skills alert goes through to the Vision 6 website.

Skills update September 2018
We want to know what you think; Skilling 32,000 Queenslanders for work; 2018 State winners announced; Boat building pioneers committed to staff training; Supporting Queenslanders to go back to work; Queensland students take flight with industry program; Applications for pre-qualified supplier status now open; National Skills Week - Real Skills for Real Careers; Making VET participation inclusive​. 

​​​​Archived Skills ​update and Skills alert

Skills update August 2018
Youngest Master Technician in the country; Food Wine and Tourism Gateway Day leads to great student opportunities; From high school to high rise - work experience key to helping students plan careers; Revised reason​able adjustment guide now available; Last chance to cheer on the Queensland Training Awards state finalists; High octane experience for Townsville State High School students. 

Skills alert 7 August 2018​
Don't miss your chance to cheer on the best in Queensland training.

Skills alert 1 August 2018​
Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding round now open.

Skills update July 2018​
London is calling for this Brisbane fashion designer; Skills and Thrills Careers Showcase - first time in Queensland!; Equity VET students shine; Aerospace training at school leads to international career in aviation; Tim's story: A Skilling Queenslanders for Work success; We need your feedback on doing business with government; Pioneering trade careers; Specialised disability support available now.

Skills alert 26 July 2018
Help improve the national training website.

Skills alert 9 July 2018​
Skills and Thrills Careers Showcase - first time in Queensland!

Skills update June 2018
School to work transition program leads to apprenticeship; Bremer State High​ School students on the right path; Queensland team excels at WorldSkills national titles; Queensland Overseas Foundation Bursary nominations close soon; Small business, have your say on how to do business with government; Don't miss your chance to celebrate Queensland's regional training superstars.

Skills alert 31 May 2018​
2018 Queensland Training Awards regional finalists announced.

Skills update April 2018​​​

Sweet as, for this bright spark from Proserpine; MarIN8 student secures apprenticeship with The Brisbane Club; Building a career change; It has been a 360 degree turnaround for this tea-and-tidy; ​​​Prestigious overseas travel awards for talented Queenslanders; Nominate for the 2018 Queensland Multicultural Awards.

Skills update March 2018​​​

Student training opportunities bright in Bundy; Cross training provides exciting start in marine industry; When I grow up I want to be...; Easter and #GC2018 train travel: be prepared; Wear RED for those close to your heart fundraiser.​​

Skills update February 2018​​​

Success crowns effort; Seeking young North Queensland entrepreneurs; Permanent jobs for Skilling Queenslanders for Work trainees; 2018​-19 funding round one for Skilling Queenslande​rs for Work now open; Nominations for the 2018 Queensland Training Awards close on Friday 16 March; Extraordinary people making a difference.

Skills alert 13 January 2018
Help us celebrate the best in Queensland training.

Skills update January 2018​

2017-18 second round projects announced; Applications o​pen for trade skills funding; Get recognised for your previous experience and training; Queensland Trai​nin​g Awards; Have your say on VET reform; Hearing matters!​

Skills update and Skills alert issues archive​.

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Last updated
13 September 2018