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Past Skills e-Flashes (by date)

Skills eFlash #31 - 18 June 2014 Skills eFlash #31 - 18 June 2014 - Release Date 18-Jun-2014: - 1. qldwater NWDF Application Approved. | 2. New Pre-Qualified Supplier for User Choice Training (Water) - Enviro-Check Enterprises . | 3. Griffith Smart Water Research Centre - Training Surveys. | 4. New State Funding Opportunities – Water Qualifications. | 5. Australian Water Occupations Framework Released . | (19KB)

Skills eFlash #30 - 19 May 2014 Skills eFlash #30 - 19 May 2014 - Release Date 20-May-2014: - 1. ADWG Workshop Tuesday 3rd May (linked to WIOA Qld Conference). | 2. Government Skills Australia E-Scan 2014 Release. | 3. Federal Budget: Skills and Training Implications. | 4. Award Modernisation: Local Government Awards. | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #29 - 16 April 2014 Skills eFlash #29 - 16 April 2014 - Release Date 16-Apr-2014: - 1. Delivering Sustainable DWQMPs - Capacity Assessment and Building Workshop. | 2. National Workforce Development Funding Application on hold.| 3. Upcoming ICE WaRM Courses. | 4. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards – Nominate your staff! | (19KB)

Skills eFlash #28 - 4 February 2014 Skills eFlash #28 - 4 February 2014 - Release Date 04-Feb-2014: - 1. WIOA Operators Conference Queensland - Call for Papers. | 2. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards - Nominations Now Open. | 3. Water Operator Online Training Available. | (0KB)

Skills eFlash #27 - 17 December 2013 Skills eFlash #27 - 17 December 2013 - Release Date 17-Dec-2013: - 1. Draft Water Industry Competency Framework Released for Comment | 2. Water Training Australia now a Pre-Qualified Supplier for User Choice Training (Water) 3. New Practice Aptitude Quiz Available – Water |4.Wide Bay TAFE – Graduation Ceremonies | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #26 - 20 November 2013 Skills eFlash #26 - 20 November 2013 - Release Date 20-Nov-2013: - 1. Progress Update - Technical Assessment and Mentoring for Regional and Remote Drinking Water Operators Project. | 2. Upcoming ICEWarm Courses for 2014. | 3. IWC Partial Scholarships for Water Education Programs. | 4. Update on the Water Industry Occupations & Competency project. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #24 - 1 October 2013 Skills eFlash #24 - 1 October 2013 - Release Date 03-Oct-2013: - 1. Draft Water Industry Competency Framework (Processing) - Available for Comment. | 2. Upcoming Water Industry Skills Meetings/ Workshops. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash #23 - 6 September 2013 Skills eFlash #23 - 6 September 2013 - Release Date 06-Sep-2013: - 1. Free "Introduction to Water Treatment" online course - starts 16 September (EdX). | 2. Qldwater Skills Partnership Members 2013/14. | 3. GSA Annual E-Scan Survey. | (18KB)

Skills eFlash #22 - 21 August 2013 Skills eFlash #22 - 21 August 2013 - Release Date 21-Aug-2013: - 1. Supporting Women Scholarships Applications Open. | 2. Water Industry Training Package Demand Survey. | 3. Changes to Australian Apprenticeship/Traineeship Federal Incentives. | 4. IWC Scholarships Currently on Offer. | 5. Banana Shire Council Takes on School-Based Trainees in Water Operations. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #21 - 17 June 2013 Skills eFlash #21 - 17 June 2013 - Release Date 18-Jun-2013: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report Published! 2. New Water Skills Partnership Members. | 3. Intro to Urban Water Industry Online Course now Available in HTML. | 4. Wide Bay TAFE New Offerings! | 5. The Queensland Government Reform Action Plan for Further Education and Training. | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #20 - 9 May 2013 Skills eFlash #20 - 9 May 2013 - Release Date 13-May-2013: - 1. qldwater secures Skills Queensland Workforce Development Funding. | 2.New TAFE Queensland. | 3. Specialist Water Industry Training Providers – List available on website. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash #19 - 16 April 2013 Skills eFlash #19 - 16 April 2013 - Release Date 16-Apr-2013: - 1. Taskforce Recommendations - National Certification Framework for Drinking Water Treatment Operators. | 2. GSA Workforce Development Workshops - May. | 3. Upcoming Water Industry Short Courses - June. | 4. Compliance Training Requirements list - available qldwater website. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #18 - 8 March 2013 Skills eFlash #18 - 8 March 2013 - Release Date 08-Mar-2013: - 1. National Workforce Development Fund Application Approved! | 2. Smart Water Research Centre Courses - May and June. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #17 - 22 February 2013 Skills eFlash #17 - 22 February 2013 - Release Date 22-Feb-2013: - 1. Water Industry Operators Conference (Gold Coast 5-6 June) Call for Papers. | 2. Water Industry Competency Framework Project - Feedback Sought. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash#16 - 6 February 2013 Skills eFlash#16 - 6 February 2013 - Release Date 06-Feb-2013: - 1. Water Industry Competency Framework Project - WSAA Handover to GSA. | 2. AWA National Water Skills Conference - 5-7 March Sydney. | 3. Training Opportunities - Risk Management and Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (Wide Bay TAFE), | (0KB)

Skills eFlash#15 - 10 January 2013 Skills eFlash#15 - 10 January 2013 - Release Date 10-Jan-2013: - 1. Proposed National Certification Framework. | 2. First Water Treatment Operators Certified in Victoria. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash#14 - 13 December 2012 Skills eFlash#14 - 13 December 2012 - Release Date 13-Dec-2012: - 1. Changes to Australian Apprenticeship Incentives.| 2. Summary - National Water Industry Skills Forum. | (0KB)

Skills eFlash#13 - 25 October 2012 Skills eFlash#13 - 25 October 2012 - Release Date 25-Oct-2012: - 1. Government Skills Australia (GSA) EScan Survey. | 2. Workshop - Working with New RPL Resources for the Water Industry - 6 December 2012. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #12 - 15 October 2012 Skills eFlash #12 - 15 October 2012 - Release Date 16-Oct-2012: - 1. Queensland Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report - 2012 Data Collection. | 2. Government Skills Australia National Conference. | (28KB)

Skills eFlash #11 - 20 September 2012 Skills eFlash #11 - 20 September 2012 - Release Date 20-Sep-2012: - 1. Potential Funding Opportunity: Expressions of Interest - National Workforce Development Fund. | 2. New Queensland Water Industry Legislation: Information Resource Online Module. | 3. Updates to Introduction to Queensland Urban Water Industry Online Module. | (0KB)

Skills eFlash #10 - 24 August 2012 Skills eFlash #10 - 24 August 2012 - Release Date 24-Aug-2012: - 1. Book in now - WIOA workshops in Longreach and Townsville in November. | 2. New overview of the Queensland Urban Water Industry online resource for school students. 3. Applications open for scholarships to support women in male dominated industries. | (29KB)

Skills eFlash #9 - 23 July 2012 Skills eFlash #9 - 23 July 2012 - Release Date 23-Jul-2012: - 1. New Water Industry Training and Events Calendar - qldwater Website. | 2. Subscribers to Queensland Water Skills Partnership 2012/13. | 3. AWA Coal Seam Gas Workshops and Courses. | 4. Call for Abstracts Water Skills /Water Education /Water Efficiency Conferences . | (36KB)

Skills eFlash #8 - 25 June 2012 Skills eFlash #8 - 25 June 2012 - Release Date 25-Jun-2012: - 1. WSAA Workforce Development Project - Additional Feedback Sought. | (30KB)

Skills eFlash #7 - 13 June 2012 Skills eFlash #7 - 13 June 2012 - Release Date 13-Jun-2012: - 1. WSAA Workforce Development Project - Feedback Sought. | 2. Congratulations to 52 Water Operators (Civil) Graduates from Allconnex. | 3. Strategic Investment Funding (SIF) Progress. | (34KB)

Skills eFlash #6 Skills eFlash #6 - Release Date 16-May-2012: - 1. Changes to National Training Package (NWP07_V3) and WIAC Meeting. | 2. Short Course Training Workshops. | 3. Queensland Water Skills Partnership Call for Subscribers 2012/2013. | 4. Federal Budget Training and Skills Impacts. | New WSAA Water Industry Workforce Development Project. | (21KB)

Skills eFlash #5 Skills eFlash #5 - Release Date 28-Feb-2012: - 1. Strategic Investment Fund contract finalised - Funding for training places now available!. | 2. Asset Management Training Pilot - Register your interest. | 3. Water Legislation & SWIM Training Workshop - Emerald. | 4. Supervisor Training (Water) - Bowen. | 5. Queensland Water Skills Partnership welcome Banana Shire Council. | (19KB)

Skills eFlash # 4 Skills eFlash # 4 - Release Date 19-Dec-2011: - 1. Outcomes of Water Skills Partnership Project Prioritisation Workshop. | 2. Strategic Investment Fund - Training Places funding available. | 3. Water Skills Formation Strategy achievements - strategy concludes 31 December. | 4. Queensland Water Skills Partnership - discounted membership for remainder of financial year. | International WaterCentre launches new Graduate Certificate in Water Planning. | (20KB)

Skills eFlash # 3 Skills eFlash # 3 - Release Date 15-Nov-2011: - 1. Water Industry Induction Released! | (16KB)

Skills e-flash #2 Skills e-flash #2 - Release Date 07-Nov-2011: - Item 1. Certificate IV and Diploma Water Operations declared Traineeships in Queensland. Item 2. Water Industry Advisory Group Meeting held 28th/29th September. 3. AWA development of RPL and Training and Assessment Resources. 4. Water Skills Partnership Project Prioritisation Workshop – 16th November. (16KB)

Skills eflash #1 Skills eflash #1 - Release Date 30-Sep-2011: - Item 1. Skills Partnership Prioritisation Workshop - 16th November. Item 2. New Skills and Training resources on qldwater website. Item 3. Queensland Water Skills Partnership (15KB)