This project addressed skills shortages in the creative events sector by training an event-ready crew in a skills set defined by the SA industry. The project had outstanding training (89%) and employment outcomes (86%) with 67 people participating in three training intensives in Adelaide and Goolwa.
Service Skills SA was contracted by Service Skills Australia to conduct a national consultation to create a clear industry position to maximise the career pathways and employment outcomes for youth from service industries VET in Schools programs.
A collection of over 40 video career snapshots of South Australians who work in the Arts, Sport & Recreation, Retail and Hair & Beauty sectors. These videos are designed to give a brief overview of each occupation whilst assisting people to discover the many varying careers that can be found in each sector. The videos have been produced in-conjunction with the 2012 eQUIPD magazine.
Being facilitated on behalf of Service Skills Australia the Enterprise Based Productivity Places Project provides Certificate III and IV level training to employees with an aim to increase business productivity. A total of 50 employees spanning SA, NT and WA are receiving training in Certificate IV in Retail Management and 25 SA employees are receiving training in Certificate III in Outdoor, Recreation and Fitness.
Commencing in 2007 this project produced an assortment of outcomes including an in-depth industry survey, the SA Hair & Beauty Careers Guide, a management focused Certificate IV in Hairdressing pilot course and the GET STAFFED workforce development resource. Most importantly it strengthened the SA Hair & Beauty Industry through its collaborative nature.
Funded by the South Australian Governments Workforce Development Plan, Service Skills SA partnered with Regional Arts Australia to run a project that aimed to develop a training program which provided business skills for creative people working in the arts, cultural or community sectors with a particular focus in regional areas.