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South Australia’s shrinking skills training

National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) data released yesterday shows the drastic decline in the number of South Australians in jobs training has continued unabated.

Labor enforces largest TAFE job cuts in Australia

TAFE SA has today confirmed that the Weatherill Labor Government is enforcing the largest TAFE job cuts across Australia and has refused to rule out the closure of campuses.

Training the apprentices of the future

The State Liberals are calling on the Minister for Education Susan Close to guarantee that school-based apprenticeships and training will continue next year.

Time for a backflip on training debacle

The State Liberals are demanding Minister for Training Gail Gago reverse her disastrous decision to axe funding to non-government vocational trainers before she does irreparable damage to the industry and skills training in South Australia.

Sports SA no longer has a sporting chance

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to reverse its disastrous decision to cut funding to private training providers to avoid damaging the fabric of South Australia’s sporting culture.

WorkReady set to condemn hundreds to the dole

The jobs of hundreds of South Australians employed by private vocational training providers will begin to disappear from today as the Weatherill Government cuts funding to the sector to a trickle.

Holden workers left high and dry

The Weatherill Government’s disastrous decision to exclude private jobs training organisations from state government funding will severely diminish the chances of retrenched automotive industry employees finding work in the construction industry.

Crisis in jobs training

National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) data released yesterday shows a drastic decline in the number of South Australians in jobs training in 2014, falling from 165,000 in 2013 to 129,000 last year.

The de-skilling of South Australia

The Weatherill Government’s disastrous WorkReady program will deny young unemployed South Australians critical training to enhance their job prospects and deny current employees training to improve their workskills.

Time to hit the reset button on WorkReady

The State Liberals are calling for the Weatherill Government to scrap planned funding changes to vocational training under the WorkReady program in South Australia and start again.