$6m service to help boost skill levels
for training courses that will benefit industry, that are relevant to current and future job roles, and provided by a registered training organisation.
“We encourage all Tasmanian forestry businesses to take part in this fantastic opportunity. A qualification that consolidates practical experience and knowledge is a reward for both employees and employers,” she said.
Brett McKay, General Manager of McKay Timber, said the new training fund was a fantastic opportunity for all sectors of the Tasmania forest industry.
“Training is fundamental to a safe, productive and innovative workplace, and something we value highly at McKay Timbers.
“This fund provides Tasmanian businesses with the financial support to upskill our workforce. With this funding we have the opportunity to identify any skills gaps, train staff in new activities for the future, and recognise the skills of our existing employees with formal qualifications,” said Brett.
For more information visit www.forestworks. com.au/tsds or contact ForestWorks on 03 6331
The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to ensuring a sustainable and vibrant forestry sector to boost local economies and support jobs in regional Tasmania.
Resources Minister Guy Barnett being interviewed.
Jason Towns and Rachael Holland (TAS TAFE), Sandy Hodge (ForestWorks).
Jason Towns (TAS TAFE) and Ray Walker (AFCA).