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Date PostedDecember 1, 2015

Tasmania Needs to Double Apprentice Intake

A skills shortages in a number of fields is still hampering economic development in Tasmania, particularly in regional areas.

The construction industry is in

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such a need of construction workers that a number of initiatives are being launched to help address the shortage including contacting apprentices that never completed their apprenticeships and offering employers incentives to hire these workers to complete their training.

They have also implemented a TasTafe training project to give workers job-ready training.

It is believed the number of apprentices in the state needs to double if we are to fill the gaps.

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-27/tasmanian-industries-still-struggling-to-fill-positions/6982410

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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