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SITAC Newsletter December - Volume 4 Issue 10

15 December 2010

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SITAC would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.

We look forward to bringing you all your Vocational Education and Training News in 2011.

The Service Industries Training Advisory Council (SITAC) is the Northern Territory's peal organisation in all matters relating to the Vocations Education and Training System.

We work to enhance the provision and quality of skills development and improve careers opportunities within the Service industries.

Our areas of coverage include Business Services, Financial Services, Information Technology, Retail, Property Services,  Training and Assessment and the Wholesale industries.
 

Latest News


Retail News

This website has been created for students, employers, employees, parents and teachers to help them;

  • Understand the size, scope & characteristics of the retail industry
  • Counter the myths about the retail careers
  • Research & identify suitable retail career pathways, occupations & required training
  • Learn how to become a retail professional through the Retail Executive Program
  • Find retail employment opportunities

For more information please visit http://www.retailexecutive.com.au.

 

 A year of Innovative E-learning

In 2010, more than 140 E-learning Innovations projects across Australia developed innovative e-learning training solutions for the vocational education and training (VET) system.

Led by registered training organisations (RTOs) and funded and supported by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework), the projects focused on embedding e-learning in workplaces and addressing the needs of identified learner groups, providing greater choice in what, where and how they learn.

The projects explored the educational applications of technologies including virtual worlds, e-assessment, mobile technologies and game consoles. Learner groups targeted included apprentices and trainees, learners with English as a second language, Indigenous learners, mature age workers and geographically isolated learners.

To check out the E-learning Innovations projects please visit the E-learning Innovations Profile Page.

If you wish to discuss any of the Northern Territory projects please contact Melanie or Katharina on 08 8942 1651 or email admin@sitac.com.au.

 

Financial Services Training Package

FNS10- Financial Services Training PAckage is now up on the NTIS website. Go to http://www.ntis.gov.au/Default.aspx?/trainingpackage/FNS10 for more information.

 

 Additional News

 

Environmental News

The draft Environmental Protection (Beverage Containers and Plastic Bags) Bill 2010 is now available. For more information visit Greening the Territory or email your questions to plasticbagban@nt.gov.au.


'5 Good Reasons'

This resource was designed by the National ISCs to support an employer making a "business case" to implement core skills (LLN) training within their organisation.

For more information please visit http://www.serviceskills.com.au/workplace-english-language-and-literacy.

 

SITAC will be closed from the 24th of December, Re-opening on the 4th of January 2011.

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