Sunday, 29 November 2015

TAFE Tasters, Trade and Career Readiness and Pre-Employment

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Worker’s Name: Deborah Neill

Organisation/Service/Project: TAFE NSW – South Western Sydney Institute


Initiative/Project: TAFE Tasters, Trade and Career Readiness and Pre-Employment

·         TAFE NSW - South Western Sydney Institute (SWSI) has a large number of fee free 1 to 2 week courses over summer – see flyer attached for more information including eligibility criteria. website is being updated all the time so please access SWSI’s internet for the latest information


·         Pre-Employment – Building and Construction courses

·         Preparation for further study and/or university including CIV in Tertiary Preparation

·         English Language courses offered at TAFE but can also be offered in a community setting

·         Business Administration courses

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Community Morning Tea - Bankstown TAFE

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Worker’s Name: Deborah Neill

Organisation/Service/Project: Bankstown TAFE

Initiative/Project: Community Morning Tea

  • Employment Events/Expos:
Information session at Bankstown TAFE Tuesday 15 December at 10.30 am

Community Morning Tea

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

500 Chapel Road Bankstown
E block, Ground Floor, Room 8 (E.G.08)

Deborah Neill
Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Friday, 20 November 2015


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Worker’s Name: Deborah Neill

Organisation/Service/Project: TAFE NSW – South Western Sydney Institute


  • Employment Events/Expos:
To find out about courses being offered at TAFE - SWSI in 2016 please attend one of our OPEN DAYS.

Campbelltown College Saturday 28 Nov 10:00 am to 2:00pm
181 Narellan Road, Campbelltown


Granville College Saturday 5 December 10:00am to 2:00 pm

136 William Street Granville


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Worker’s Name: Nicole WIlliamson

Organisation/Service/Project: Techfugees Australia Hackathon

  • Employment Events/Expos:


Saturday/Sunday, 28-29 November
TechFugees Australia is the Sydney tech community's response to the current refugee crisis involving a network of concerned individuals and inspired by a similar event in Europe two months ago.
The TechFugees Australia Hackathon will bring together developers, designers, entrepreneurs and community members to develop creative tech solutions so that refugee families can settle quickly into the Australian community.
Hacker Teams will develop tech solutions for refugee settlement challenges articulated by our partners, Settlement Services International (SSI) the largest not-for-profit humanitarian settlement organisation in Australia and STARTTS a not-for-profit providing psychological and counselling support for refugees to help them rebuild their lives in Australia.
Refugees who have already settled in Australia will participate in the event to help teams deeply understand problems and challenges faced by new settlers.
Leaders from the Tech Community will mentor teams through the weekend. On Sunday afternoon, teams will pitch their solutions to a Judging Panel of Tech and Community Leaders.
The event will be held in Liverpool, Western Sydney because this is where most refugees are expected to settle. We will be hosted by the Liverpool City Council and catering will be provided by local ethnic communities.Transport will be organised from Central Station for those who need it. 
Come make a difference, have some fun, learn a lot and help to welcome refugees to the Australian community.  
Saturday to Sunday 28-29 November, 9 to 6pm both days. Pitches Sunday Afternoon from 4pm
Liverpool Library (Sydney) – Transport will be organised from Central Station for those who need it
For questions about the event including media enquiries please email Nicole Williamson
We are also looking for sponsors to cover provide in-kind support for the event.

Saturday, 28 November 2015 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 29 November 2015 at 6:00 PM (AEDT) -Add to Calendar
Sydney - Liverpool Library, Library Plaza. 170 George Street, . Liverpool, NSW 2170 AU -View Map

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Job Skills Day - Event

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Organisation/Service/Project: St. George TAFE

Telephone/Email: 9597-5455

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Job Skills Day

Free event | St George
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Venue: St George TAFE, Cnr Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah

Event Contact

Advance Diversity Services
9597 5455
Sydney TAFE will be hosting a Jobs Skills Day for migrants and job seekers to learn more about education and employment opportunities.

Come along to this free event at St George TAFE to find out about many services available for you.

·  Hidden job market, self-motivation and MyGov
·  Starting your own business
·  Getting local work experience
·  Advanced resume writing
·  Addressing selection criteria
·  Tools for finding a job
·  Aged Care Career Pathway
·  and much more.
Information Stalls:
·  Job seekers services
·  Training providers
·  Specialist support services
·  Government agencies
·  Volunteering
Job Board
·  Job vacancies from various organisations
Help Desks (one-on-one support)
·  Resume & cover letter - bring your own)
·  study/career pathways
·  interview tips
·  recognition of overseas qualifications

English Classes at Punchbowl Community Centre

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Worker’s Name: Anne Smith or Nadia Saleh

Organisation/Service/Project: Punchbowl Community Centre

Telephone/Email: Anne 97225394 – Nadia 95330100

  • English classes/conversation group:

This class will help you to improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening

Cost: $80 Concession or $97 Non-concession

PADSTOW TAFE Teachers will deliver the class  

Monday, 2 November 2015

Literacy and Numeracy Program and Vocational Training

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Organisation/Service/Project: Metro Assist

Telephone/Email: 9789-3744

Initiative/Project: SKILLME Project

  • Employment/Job Seeking Training/Workshops:
Metro Assist (SkillME project) in partnership with MTC Australia is running a combination of literacy and numeracy program (SEE) and vocational training to support men into employment. 

The qualification is a dual certificate in ‘Cert II in Furniture Removal and Cert II in Logistics’ which includes a forklift license as part of the training. Successful completion of the program will enable candidates to find job in warehouses or logistics companies; or candidates can use it as a pathway to go into Cert III in Logistics and Cert III in Driving Operations.

An information session has been scheduled on Wed. 11 Nov. at Metro Assist office Level2, 59-63 Evaline St. Campsie from 9.30 – 12.30pm.  To book a place call 9789-3744.