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October 2017

Friday, 27 October 2017 - 11:30am

Central Regional TAFE’s new student hub was officially opened on Thursday 26 October with a plaque unveiled by the Hon Alannah MacTiernan, Minister for Regional Development.

The Interactive Student Hub is a new facility at the Geraldton Campus that links the existing student service areas and the Library with the main student recreation area, the Canteen/ Café and the surrounding outdoors student amenities.

Monday, 23 October 2017 - 5:22pm

Competitors are making their final preparations as excitement builds for three WorldSkills Australia regional competitions to be held at Central Regional TAFE this week.

The Kalgoorlie Campus will host two automotive competitions for the Goldfields region. The Vocational Education & Training in Schools (VETiS) competition will be held this Wednesday 25 October and the Automotive Open Competition on Thursday 26October.

A hairdressing competition for the Mid-West region will be held at the Geraldton Campus this Sunday 29 October.

Friday, 6 October 2017 - 5:32pm

Students, staff and community members came together at the Central Regional TAFE Geraldton campus last week to take part in the college’s annual NAIDOC event.

The day celebrated the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Friday, 6 October 2017 - 5:23pm

A new relationship has blossomed between the Northam campus of Central Regional TAFE and the Shire of Northam.
Facilitated by Central Regional TAFE’s Northam Director of Training Services, Delia Pascua-McGlew, the collaboration will see all of the Shire’s staff development and training being provided by Central Regional TAFE Northam.
Ms Pascua-McGlew worked closely with the Shire of Northam’s Human Resources Co-ordinator Bev Jones for more than six months to establish the partnership.

Monday, 2 October 2017 - 5:53pm

Eighteen students from the Northam campus of Central Regional TAFE completed their Diploma of Nursing course recently with a health promotion day at Toodyay IGA.

Under the watchful eyes of lecturers Elspeth Kerr and Bronwyn Bennett the students tested people’s blood pressure and blood sugar levels and offered wellness advice to shoppers.

The Health Promotion day is one of many practical components of the Diploma of Nursing that also involves face-to-face lectures and work placements over an 18 to 24 month period.