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TAFE Queensland's COVID-19 response

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE Queensland, in conjunction with the Queensland Government, is offering a range of education and training to support individuals, and small, medium and large businesses.
 
Why just isolate, when you can isolearn?

 

During this period of encouraged (sometimes forced) hibernation, there is no better time to start learning, acquire a new skill, or try something different. With our free micro-credentials and skill sets you can turn uncertainty into opportunity. Our isolearn courses are designed for individuals who are looking to gain a new skill and add to their resume, or for those who are looking for a career change or restart.

 

Preparing Queenslanders to return to work

Businesses around Queensland are gradually re-opening in line with the government’s Roadmap to easing Queensland’s restrictions. As the economy restarts, it’s important that we take precautions, to reduce the chance of COVID-19 outbreaks. We have developed training to support workers and businesses as they re-open or operate in a world affected by COVID-19.  COVID Safe skill sets and micro-credentials are available, tailored to the beauty and hospitality industries. 

These programs are fully funded by the Queensland Government and may form part of a business’s COVID Safe plan.

 
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COVID Safe for Dining In (micro-credential)

Return to work with the skills and knowledge to implement strategies and practices that will help you safeguard yourself, your colleagues and your customers from COVID-19. This free, self-paced micro-credential is suitable for all people returning to work in hospitality.

It will take around 30 minutes to complete.

Register your interest below and we will send you the enrolment information.

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COVID Safe for Beauty and Nails (micro-credential)

Return to work with the skills and knowledge to implement strategies and practices that will help you safeguard yourself, your colleagues and your customers from COVID-19. This free, self-paced micro-credential is suitable for people who are returning to work in the beauty industry.

It will take around 30 minutes to complete.

Register your interest below and we will send you the enrolment information.

Register now

 

 

Free micro-credentials

TAFE Queensland’s micro-credentials are short, highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. Our micro-credentials will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new. 

Micro-credentials explained

After completing one of our micro-credential courses you will be issued with a digital badge, which can be verified online, giving anyone you share it with evidence of your capability.

Our isolearn micro-credential range is completely free, delivered 100 per cent online, and are self directed. Typically they take an hour or so to complete, but if you like, take your time, or do more than one.

 
 
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Digital Literacy Essentials (MCC00013)

As companies embrace digital transformation, the need for digital literacy is increasingly becoming a fundamental requirement for career success.

This course provides an introduction to modern digital technologies, software and popular social media platforms that are currently in use across many careers and industries. It also explores pathways for learning and ways to keep current with rapid advances in technology in today's modern world.

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Cyber Security Essentials (MCC00014)

In today's increasingly digital world, cyber security is seen as one of the biggest risks to personal and organisational safety. With almost every organisation having an online presence, no business or industry is exempt from this growing risk. 

This course provides an introduction to cyber security, what the various risks for staff and businesses are, and what you can do to ensure your personal and organisational information is secure.

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Communication Technologies for Business Success (MCC00015)

Being able to clearly and effectively communicate with colleagues over diverse, dispersed and dynamic organisational structures and environments is more important than ever before. 

This course explores some of the most popular digital communication technologies and software used by industry today and how you can use these tools to help improve productivity and collaboration in any workplace. 

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Digital Data Essentials (MCC00016)

Digital data has the capacity to change the way we live and work. The amount of personal data that individuals increasingly provide to organisations is already having a significant impact on our everyday lives. 

This course will give you an introduction to data helping you understand what data is, how leading businesses are using data to make informed business decisions, and where the future of digital data is heading. 

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Data Security Essentials (MCC00017)

The importance of ensuring that data is secure has never been more essential to personal and organisational risk management.

This course introduces you to the importance of safeguarding your individual data as well as how to use data within an organisational environment. You'll develop an understanding of the risks involved in supplying and storing data, how data is used, and what you need to know to ensure data security is not compromised.

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Data Analysis Essentials (MCC00018)

As the world around us continues to move at an ever faster pace, data analysis is proving to be an increasingly important skill in the business world. 

This course will provide you with an introduction to data analysis and explain why it's such a useful tool in providing insights into trends, forecasts and analytics. You'll learn how to use data analysis to provide meaningful, accurate and relevant information to underpin evidence-based decision making.

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Free* online skill sets

Skill sets are a great way to quickly build on your existing skills or retrain in a new area without having to commit to a full qualification. Each skill set is made up of one or more industry-recognised competencies that provide you with the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for. 

* Eligibility criteria applies. Free skill sets are available to Queensland residents, who are job seekers or workers impacted by COVID-19.

 

 

For small and medium business

To support micro, small and medium businesses in Queensland, we have partnered with the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training to deliver a series of Financial Resilience Webinars. The webinars aim to assist businesses develop their financial capability and resilience in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinars focus on financial and cash flow management and business planning, and our subject matter experts will provide you with tips and practical tools to support you during this time of economic uncertainty. You will also have an opportunity to connect and network with other small businesses in the local area facing similar issues.

Fully funded by the Queensland Government, as part of the $27 million Immediate Industry Recovery Package, they are free for eligible participants.

 
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FINANCIAL RESILIENCE WEBINARS

Training and mentoring packages are available for eligible small businesses from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training, partnering with TAFE Queensland. These webinars will help you identify risks,  build financial skills and plan to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on your business.

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For large enterprise

The economic impact of COVID-19 is far reaching. Ensuring your employees have the right skills to support your business has never been more critical. Talk to us today about our custom enterprise solutions.

 

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