- The Queensland Government recently released the Skills for Queensland – Great training for quality jobs strategy, which aims to plan for and adapt Queensland’s skills and workforce development approaches to help industry and businesses of all sizes to create job opportunities. Read our take HERE.
- The RJSA is continuing to met with the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) and the QATC Transition Project Management Office to further the discussion about potential training delivery gaps in the regionally-based satellite hubs arising directly from the QATC closure. Find out more about the process HERE and if you have any concerns, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- RTOs will explore new ways to build a sustainable training sector for Queensland agriculture’s current and future workforce at the RJSA Vocational Training in Agriculture Forum in Brisbane on 26 November. Register HERE.
- Join the RJSA and Primezone for the Food, Fibre and Foliage Education Roadshow in Brisbane on November 7. Participants will hear from industry leaders, classroom practitioners and policy makers to inspire innovation in the classroom and beyond. Register HERE.
- Are you a farmer or adviser looking to improve your understanding of digital innovation in the agriculture sector? Join the RJSA and TAFE Queensland for two-day Digital Innovation Workshops in St George and Somerset in November to learn more about agtech solutions that could increase efficiency and productivity. Register HERE, or if you need convincing, check out this VIDEO.
- A pilot program commencing during the 2019 Christmas holiday season aims to identify employment opportunities as paid holiday placements and provide on-the-job training for students looking at the industry as a career option. Read more about the Program HERE.
- Did you know Jobs Queensland data projects 11 per cent growth in new jobs in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry between 2017 and 2022 according to their Anticipating Future Skills project? For more information on the projects and tools developed by Jobs Queensland, click HERE.
- A digital capability self-assessment tool has been developed by KPMG and Skills Impact, to assess your future capacity requirements and knowledge needs to thrive in a digital agricultural environment. For more information and to do your self assessment, click HERE.
- Knowledge and skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are currently in demand within the Australian agriculture sector. The University of Southern Queensland is researching the motivating factors that attract and retain agriculture professionals in their jobs. Participate in the survey HERE.
- RJSA attended the STEM Teachers Symposium last week and on the opportunities for the industry. There are many and varied career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) offered by the agriculture sector. Watch the video HERE.
QFF Project Manager Rural Jobs and Skills Alliance
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