Skills and Thrills- Digital Showcase
The FREE Skills and Thrills Digital Parents Showcase will be available from August 10- September 04.
This 25 minute video is engaging and informative and will help parents better understand vocational education and training (VET) including apprenticeships/traineeships and school-based apprenticeships/ traineeships and give parents the knowledge they need to help their children make informed career choices.
TOPICS COVERED IN THE VIDEO:
- Apprenticeships and Traineeships
- TAFE/ Private Training Providers
- Industry trends
- Covid-19 impacts on industry
- Funding options available (Smart and Skilled)
- Vocational Education and Training (VET) options
- School -delivered VET, SBATs and EVET
- Where to find information
- Resources and support services
DOWNLOADABLE HANDOUT FOR PARENTS:
- Information on School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships- https://sbatinnsw.info/
- Contact details of the School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeship Officer responsible for your child's school- https://sbatinnsw.info/contact/contact-regionalsbat
- NSW Department of Education- https://education.nsw.gov.au/teaching-and-learning/curriculum/career-learning-and-vet/vocational-education-and-training
- Government subsidised course and training information- https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/
- TAFE NSW- https://www.tafensw.edu.au/
- SkillsOne has created downloadable resources for schools to promote the showcase (A5 flyer, social media post, paragraph for the school newsletter and information sheet). They can be found here-
- Content will only be available for a four week period from August 10 to September 4 2020. Content cannot be downloaded or saved, so must be watched during this time.
- To participate registration is required via the following link- https://www.skillsone.com.au/digital-parents-showcase-subscription/
- After registering you will receive an email that provides the user name and pass code to view the video (on August 10)
- If you have already registered you will be emailed the user name and password, there is no need to re- register (on August 10)
- Live Q&A Panel discussion on August 26 (6pm) on SkillsOne Facebook following the video
- Parents can pre-submit any questions to do with careers/ industry to email@example.com
- Content is directed at parents but will also be beneficial for educators and students.