Manufacturing News Round-Up

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SEMMA Welding Course Update

WEEK 1 SEMMA were thrilled to welcome our first cohort of students for our industry-led Welding Skills Short Course! This diverse group have the opportunity to learn in a real factory environment in Dandenong South and utilise augmented reality welding simulators. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be placed into full-time work with…

Connecting employers with staff

Project Manager - Knox Council

Jobs Victoria offers free recruitment support to connect businesses and employers with new staff. They also provide wage subsidies of up to $20,000 to support new staff and grow your business. Visit Jobs Victoria to find out more.

New industry-led welding course to address local skills shortage

Learn in-demand skills and enter an exciting, long-term career with local industries with the SEMMA Welding Skills Short Course! View our new introductory video on YouTube here. This free 150-hour course commenced in February 2022 in Dandenong South with multiple intakes scheduled over the year. Students who successfully complete the course will be placed into…

What exactly is a Job Advocate and how can they help?

Job Advocate - Jobs Victoria

The Job Advocate is basically someone who is a referral service for anyone to get information on employment, education and support services.  There are a lot of services out there and it is a bit of a maze which can be difficult to navigate. Our job is to listen to your situation and then point…

2020 Budget update

Advisor, Coach, Speaker - Smart Happy Money

Last week the federal government delivered the much anticipated (and delayed) federal budget. Gone are the days of debt and deficit as the government begins to spend like we have never seen before to stimulate our economy and create jobs.  Is it enough?  Is it targeted to the right place?  Only time will tell. The…