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Reducing the effects of sedentary occupations
8 Oct 2018
When we think about workplace health and safety, sitting down probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Yet in recent years there has been a growing focus on the dangers of sedentary occupations as half of Australian workers have jobs that requi ...
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Age no barrier for HVTC trainee
4 Oct 2018
‘It’s never too late to switch careers’. That’s the message HVTC trainee Brad Hancock want to get across to other adults thinking about making a career change.
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Work-readiness training giving new apprentices a head-start
3 Oct 2018
Work-readiness training giving new apprentices a head-start While we continue to see growth in the number of mature-aged apprentices and trainees, the majority of people undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship in NSW are aged between 15 and 24 years. H ...
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The student becomes the teacher
24 Sep 2018
As the famous Chinese proverb goes: give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. We can take a few lessons from this; firstly of the importance of education and training in giving us lifelong practic ...
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Pre-vocational training giving job seekers the edge
12 Sep 2018
In September 2017, Jordan Nicholson took an important first step towards securing an apprenticeship when he registered to complete a multi-trade pre-vocational course at HVTC’s Skills Centre in Rutherford. The 18-year-old is now seven months into a mo ...
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