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  • 1. Polytechnic WestThe Polytechnic of Western Australia
  • 2. The Polytechnic of Western Australia Our Vision Your future. Our business. Inspiring individuals and business to create their future today.
  • 3. Trends and Strategic Planning Council of Australian Review of Governments Training WA Australian Higher (COAG) Reform 2009 - 2018 Education Report : Agenda Bradley Review Skills Australia: Foundations for the Future State Training Plan 2010 - 2012 College Strategic Training Council DTWD Plans Plan Business Plans Performance College Business Industry Agreements Plans Workforce MDs Performance Development Agreements PlansNational Context Western Australian ContextThere are a number of national agendas influencing the Building on research by the State Training Board and thetraining environment in Western Australia. These currently Department of Education and Training, TrainingWA outlinesinclude the COAG reform agenda, the Bradley Review and the direction for the WA training system for the yearsthe Skills Australia position on Foundations for the Future. 2009 2018.
  • 4. Our Stakeholders Students Secondary Schools Staff Training Institutions Individual businesses Colleges Industry Universities Community Industry Training Councils Local Government Industry Skill Councils State/Provincial Government Federal/National Government
  • 5. WA Resource Sector Growth A$93 billion of advanced major projects 82% of Australias advanced projects A$71.3 billion of minerals and petroleum output 46% of national minerals and petroleum output 38% of Australian merchandise exports 64% of Australian mining industry investment Construction workforce required to double (approx 22,000) by 2012 Mining industry employment to grow by 26.5% to 2017 (18,400 jobs) High Shortage predicted for Welders, Fitters, Electricians & Plant Operators Western Australia will require 240,000 new jobs by 2017 Source: Department of Minerals and Petroleum (WA), ABS & ABARE 2009.
  • 6. State-wide Industry Partnerships
  • 7. Overview of PWA Polytechnic West officially launched in November 2009 Swan TAFE was established in January 2003 following the amalgamation of SEMC TAFE, Midland TAFE and Balga campus of West Coast TAFE 35,000 students (full-time and part-time) Annual operating budget of A$105 million 1056 permanent and 650 part-time and casual staff Delivers over 10 million Student Curriculum Hours (SCH) Offers over 300 qualifications at seven major campuses (Armadale, Balga, Bentley, Carlisle, Jandakot, Midland and Thornlie) and the specialist Equine Training Centre
  • 8. Overview of PWA Western Australias largest training provider of apprenticeships and traineeships Over 11,500 in training or 33% of the States total and 70% of public funded training Major growth areas include - Automotive trades +12% - Building and Construction +33% - Metals and Engineering +20%
  • 9. The Premiers Awards for Excellence 2010 Winner: Polytechnic West Transforming Trade Training (TTT) Program A groundbreaking project aimed at improving the relevance, convenience and flexibility of apprenticeships. Learning in the workplace is formally recognised, meaning the time an apprentice takes to complete their qualification can be reduced.
  • 10. Our campusesStudy Areas Animal Care and Equine Art Aviation Building and Construction Business, Finance & Management Childrens Services Community Services Computing, IT and Multimedia Education Electrical & Electrotechnology Fashion and Hairdressing Food and Hospitality Health Science and Fitness Landcare and Horticulture Metals and Engineering Occupational Health and Safety Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Science Transport
  • 11. Organisational Structure
  • 12. Academic Delivery AreasSix major delivery divisions:1. Access and Community Services2. Commerce and Social Services3. Building and Construction4. Engineering and Transport Solutions5. Centre for Aerospace Training
  • 13. Commerce and Social Services Hospitality Business Cookery Administration Baking Management Meat Retailing Marketing Food Processing Human Resource Management Small business Animal Care Equine Management Information Technology Veterinary Nursing Hardware Software Fashion Web Design Laundry and Dry Cleaning Networking Operations Clothing Production Accounting and Finance Teachers Assistant
  • 14. Hospitality Winner: 2008 & 2009 Gold Plate for Best Restaurant within aBusiness and Training Establishment Accounting Animal Care Vet Studies Equine
  • 15. Access & Community Community Services Work General Education for Adults Certificates in Spoken and Written Fitness English Certificates in ESL Framework Education Gaining Access to Training and Childcare Employment Out of School Hours Care Wider Opportunities for Work Teacher Assistant New Opportunities for Women Teacher Assistant (Indigenous) New Opportunities for Migrant Women Aboriginal School Based Traineeships Course in Applied Vocational Study Skills (CAVSS) English Workplace English Language and Course in Underpinning Skills for Literacy (WELL) Industry Qualifications AMEP ELICOS: English Language
  • 16. New Opportunities for Migrant WomenAged Care andCommunity Welfare Childrens Services
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