After months of hard work and planning, Novaskill can finally announce their expansion into regional NSW. Novaskill New England is the team’s newest business venture and their absolutely thrilled to be setting up shop in Tamworth.
Novaskill’s General Manager, Amanda Saunders believes it’s the perfect time to invest in a community with such potential and talent, “Some time ago, we identified the considerable opportunities for our business to partner with the Tamworth community and support their mission to meet current industry demands for skilled workers.” “After many months of industry consultations, friendly introductions, and successful trials, the team are extremely excited be offering a suite of services to this booming region.
“Support for local employers and job seekers is at an all-time high. It’s never been a better time to invest in your workforce, and Novaskill are well positioned to help the community navigate this sometimes tricky world of Vocational Training” Mrs Saunders said.
As outlined in the New England North West Local Jobs plan – October 2020, the community are looking for providers in the region to create employment opportunities, meet local employer demands and better skill local job seekers. Novaskill will kick-off services focusing on Employability Skills Training, Indigenous Mentoring Services, and Nationally Recognised Training in key areas of demand, such as aged care and business.
Novaskill are a Smart and Skilled provider for the New England region, with wide access to funded training for all types of students, however initial focus will be on the much-needed Individual Support and Aged Care Training. This industry will require a lot of skills workers over the next 5 years, and Novaskill plans to be part of this evolution.
“As our first cohort of students gets underway, we eagerly await their good news stories and look forward to hearing of successful employment outcomes.”
If you are a local business looking for skilled staff, a resident looking to upskill, reskill or start your career, or simply want to hear more about what Novaskill can offer, please reach out. We look forward to meeting you!
Novaskill is a highly regarded not-for-profit organisation specialising in the training and employment of trainees, apprentices, and the community. Celebrating 40 years in the Vocational Education and Training sector, Novaskill has primarily been located along the East Coast of NSW and southern Queensland. It is with great pride that the team at Novaskill celebrate the opportunity to expand services in the New England region of NSW.
Locals can find Novaskill New England at 1/137 Marius Street, Tamworth.
Pictured (back row, left to right): Allen Westphal, Donna Searle, Allen Hillier, Samantha Bird, Amanda Hickley (front row left to right) Mandy Berthaly, Renae Ceci.