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2 major report announcements

At a forum in Canberra this morning, The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, announced the release of the draft National VET Standards. CCA has been an active participant on the stakeholder reference group for these reforms since the beginning of 2014. Key to the draft reforms are:
  1. AEO has been removed
  2. LTO has been removed
  3. ...
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New Strategic Alliance to Strengthen the Future

A new and exciting strategic alliance has been announced by Forster Tuncurry Community College and WEA Hunter. From the 1st July, 2014, Forster Tuncurry Community College will be known as WEA Coast. Through this alliance, the future of education and training in the Forster Tuncurry area looks strong, with more opportunities for accredited, funded courses and different...
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Exceptional student overcomes exceptional circumstances

A Central Coast Community College student who overcame exceptional circumstances to complete her studies in the Certificate III in Aged Care, has been awarded a special prize for her achievements. Kathleen Marshall was presented with the Central Coast Campus Friends Award at the College’s Annual Awards night in April, in front of her family and peers....
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A journey of self discovery

Vor Proofe was born in Liberia and arrived in Australia in 2010 from the Republic of Ghana. She began her journey in a foreign land by learning English. Vor then applied to participate in theAustralian Apprenticeships Access Program – Preparation for Health Services Assistant – delivered through Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in partnership with Western Health. She attended its...
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CCA’s response to Commission of Audit – Recommendation 39

This would be, in CCA’s opinion, a retrograde step. Why? Because we’ve spent the last few years attempting to build a “national” system for VET. Whilst we are not there yet, the intentions around a National Regulator was to recognise the administrative and compliance burden faced by the VET sector. The concept was to remove...
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