Training and Education

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Earthmoving jobs: Start small and build up

Earthmoving jobs: Start small and build up

IT WOULD be pretty difficult to successfully argue that you could just drop yourself into the operator’s seat of a massive piece of earthmoving equipment.

Thu 28 Nov 2013

Boost to agricultural education

Boost to agricultural education

AGFORCE has commended moves from the Newman Government to strengthen the quality and delivery of rural education and training in Queensland.

Sat 9 Nov 2013

Changing the face of post-school education and training

Changing the face of post-school education and training

With Queensland’s first dual sector university given the go-ahead, Queensland students are about to be offered more choices and opportunities than ever before.

Sat 2 Nov 2013

All sorts of tradies are cooking up great careers

All sorts of tradies are cooking up great careers

The stereotype of a carpenter or plumber as the definitive tradie is an outdated one – tradespeople work in a range of industries.

Sat 19 Oct 2013

Conoco Phillips leading way in LNG training

Conoco Phillips leading way in LNG training

WHILE Gladstone remains the LNG hub, new starters in the industry have until recently had to travel across the country to complete operational process training.

Tue 8 Oct 2013

PM names Twiggy Forrest to head indigenous jobs review

PM names Twiggy Forrest to head indigenous jobs review

MINING figure Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest will lead a wide-ranging review of Commonwealth indigenous training and employment programs.

Mon 30 Sep 2013

Spike in personal trainers forging careers in fitness sector

Spike in personal trainers forging careers in fitness sector

According to the Australian Institute of Fitness, the past 12 months have seen a huge spike in personal trainers,

Tue 17 Sep 2013

Teaching career path offers wide range of choices

Teaching career path offers wide range of choices

IF YOU’RE thinking about a career in education, one of the first choices you’ll need to make is also one of the biggest.

Tue 27 Aug 2013

USC shines for educational experience and work outcomes

USC shines for educational experience and work outcomes

THE University of the Sunshine Coast has scored top marks from the Good Universities Guide for the educational experience it provides students.

Thu 4 Jul 2013

Good hair day at Wacol

Good hair day at Wacol

WHEN correctional centre inmates get their hair cut, you might expect it to be done quickly and simply – basic, no-frills styling.

Sat 22 Jun 2013

There is no need to wait for year's end to start studying

There is no need to wait for year's end to start studying

If you are considering a return to study there’s no need to wait for the start of the year – most universities and TAFEs offer mid-year program starts.

Sat 13 Apr 2013

Extra study delivers on pay day

Extra study delivers on pay day

Although the cost of study might be daunting, the career benefits far outweigh any perceived negatives.

Sat 6 Apr 2013

Different ways to upskill and get ahead at work

Different ways to upskill and get ahead at work

TAKING the next step in your career doesn’t have to mean changing jobs.

Sat 23 Feb 2013

Company provides training skills for gas sector

Company provides training skills for gas sector

Easternwell’s RTO has developed and implemented a comprehensive Rig Employee Development Program.

Mon 4 Feb 2013

Independent schooling is fastest growing education sector

Independent schooling is fastest growing education sector

THE Productivity Commission's report on government services has showed the independent schooling sector in Queensland saved more than $700 million.

Sat 19 Jan 2013

DETE gives marching orders to Naval Association

DETE gives marching orders to Naval Association

THE local Naval Association at the former Blackstone State School is moving after losing a fight against eviction.

Tue 18 Dec 2012

Larger number of school-leavers enrol for uni in 2013

Larger number of school-leavers enrol for uni in 2013

AN EXTRA 3000 Year 12 school-leavers have applied to study at university next year, compared with 2012.

Thu 6 Dec 2012

Parents have positive impact on their children's education

Parents have positive impact on their children's education

PARENTS who support their children in their studies are one of the keys to a well-rounded education.

Wed 14 Nov 2012

Fewer young people going on to uni or getting a job

Fewer young people going on to uni or getting a job

THE number of young Australians getting jobs or going to university actually fell in the three years to 2011 despite a national commitment to increase the rate.

Fri 26 Oct 2012

Oakeshott enraged over Labor Govt's education cost cutting

Oakeshott enraged over Labor Govt's education cost cutting

AN ANGRY Rob Oakeshott has reminded Labor its education policy was one of the "key reasons" he backed it to form government after the 2010 election.

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