Customised training solutions
At TAFE Queensland we know that no two businesses are the same, and that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to training for businesses. Our customised workforce training solutions are designed to give you industry-standard training, relevant to your business and staff.
Our customised training is designed to deliver you industry-standard skills and knowledge, relevant to your business and staff needs. We can even deliver training on site at your business.
From short courses and skill sets to higher level courses that meet legislative and licensing requirements across a wide range of industries, we can help you achieve great results.
Start with a training needs analysis, develop a workforce development plan, and add our range of flexible training options, support services and funding advice. We can help get your business to where you need to be.
No matter what industry you're in, hiring an apprentice or trainee provides your business with real benefits and contributes to your bottom line.
We want to give you every opportunity to strengthen your business for the long term. To help, we've designed a series of hands-on workshops delivered by industry-experienced mentors where you can develop practical skills, business knowledge, and confidence.
Our mentoring program offers short, sharp, focused blocks of dedicated time and support. You can access the program as often or infrequently as you need. Our mentors will work with your schedule and provide a range of assistance.
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Apprenticeships and traineeships are a smart way to recruit and train employees to meet the current and future needs of your business. You can customise the training, increase efficiency, boost your business financially, and contribute to lifelong learning in your workplace.
Workforce development planning
Invest in the development of your most valuable resource, your workforce. TAFE Queensland can help develop solutions to meet your business needs and give you a competitive edge, customised to achieve minimal interruption and maximum benefit.
Training needs analysis
TAFE Queensland can work with you to analyse your business to maximise your return on investment for training. Together we look at where your business is currently, where you want it to be, and the training that will help you achieve your goals.
At TAFE Queensland we know that no two businesses are the same, and that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to training for businesses. Our customised training is designed to give you industry-standard training, relevant to your business and staff.
Business health check
We partner with your business to develop training that is relevant to your staff and your broader strategic goals. The first step is to complete a business health check. This involves reviewing your business strategy, finance, operations and marketing.
Recognition of prior learning
Use recognition of prior learning (RPL) to recognise the skills of long-term staff who require qualifications. Complement the RPL process with gap training to ensure your staff have the necessary skills (and qualification) you require for optimal productivity.
The aged care sector supports our loved ones to continue living meaningful lives as they grow older. Because they mean so much to us, it’s important that the people delivering our aged care services are well-trained and highly skilled.
We know that the public sector is continually evolving with the needs of the public. Changing skill needs will shape tomorrow’s workforce with governments requiring strategies to skill, reskill and upskill workers to lead the next phase of economic growth in Australia.
TAFE Queensland has been working with government and industry to contextualise training for the superyacht industry across a range of trade and service areas, as well as recruit and grow the workforce to meet the growth demand through stronger training pathways.
Our primary industries are key to our economy. Technological change has disrupted these industries with advancements in the use of big data, automation, robotics and more continuing to shape the industries that sustain us.
Defence is the ultimate instrument of our national security. Comprising not only the tri-services but prime, supply chain and estate management contractors, the sector is complex and multifaceted as are the skills required to support its capability and success.
- 2020 Premier's Industry Collaboration Award, Queensland Training Awards
- 2019 International Training Provider of the Year, Australian Training Awards
- 2018 Large Training Provider of the Year, Queensland Training Awards
- Australian Business Award for Service Excellence - GC2018 volunteer training programs
- 2018 Best Achievement in Event Education and Training, Australian Event Awards
- Winner of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) 2018 Award for Excellence
- 2017 Large Training Provider of the Year, Queensland Training Awards
- 2016 Large Training Provider of the Year, Queensland Training Awards
- 2015 Large Training Provider of the Year, Queensland Training Awards
Keep your business safe
Businesses around Queensland are ramping up 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. Developing a COVID Safe work plan is an important strategy to keep your organisation and staff safe. Training is an excellent inclusion in any plan.
Queensland is quickly becoming a destination state for EV training, with mechanics from all over Australia and New Zealand seeking out TAFE Queensland's training.
A new state-of-the-art facility in Bowen is supporting North Queensland’s agricultural sector.
Compare satellite images of any Aussie suburb from the 1990s to now, and you'll notice one glaring (pun intended) difference: solar panels.
Rose and Crown Hair on the Gold Coast has 13 hairdressing apprentices with TAFE Queensland, and the salon manager is one of them.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) together with TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity Australia are training high school students to earn a qualification for emerging autonomous technology roles.
TAFE Queensland is working with Downer Group to skill their apprentices and ensure the future of the Fraser Coast trades sector, and the rail industry, is in safe hands.
ANSA Plumbing apprentice, Jasmine Turnbull, was named the prestigious Outstanding Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 TAFE Queensland – SkillsTech Apprentice Awards.
Keystar Autoworld light vehicle automotive apprentice, Jonas Bellamy, was named the prestigious General Manager’s Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 TAFE Queensland – SkillsTech Apprentice Awards.
After an intense two-day competition, it was ‘tools down’ for the 73 Queensland competitors competing in this year’s WorldSkills National Championships. The group who assembled in Brisbane from regions across Queensland, all did their best at their chosen trade in the hopes of being awarded either a gold, silver or bronze medal when the national judges make their decision in the coming months.
Twenty-two-year old engineering apprentice Teah Olsen, from Bellbird Park, will join the WorldSkills Queensland team at the national competition to test her skills in the fitting and turning trade, having previously won gold at the Queensland regional competition.
The fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is rapidly transforming how businesses operate. To support industry through this change, TAFE Queensland has partnered with Skills Lab, Ai Group and the Queensland Government to roll out the Higher Level Apprenticeship Pilot.
New funding has been announced to support apprenticeship and traineeship retention and completion