When the announcement was made last Thursday about WorkReady’s new subsidised training list I made this video WorkReady announcement pre-blog stating that I needed to sleep on the blog that I had written. This is the blog after I slept on it for three nights as there was more to think through than I first thought.
There have certainly been signs that Vocational Education and Training (VET) in South Australia is set for a shake up. Back on 17 January 2015 the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) suggested that providers needed more funding certainty with an article published in The Advertiser.
The Training and Skills Commission in their Skills for Future Jobs five year plan, called for the introduction a of capacity management system linked with a smaller number of quality providers.
Skills for All was launched back in 2012 and whilst there have been changes to make the VET system in SA more job outcomes focused, WorkReady seems to take a 180 degree different approach although this may have been lost in communication. Read More