Funding for Skills in Your Business Posted on April 10, 2015

Industry Skills Funding Explained

The $476 million Industry Skills Fund - Growth Stream (the fund) is a key element in the Australian Government's Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda and will provide up to 200,000 training places and support services over four years. The fund prioritises SMEs, including microbusinesses.

 

The fund assists industry to invest in training and support services, and to develop innovative training solutions. The fund will help build a highly skilled workforce that can take advantage of new business growth opportunities and adapt to rapid technological change.

 

The Industry Skills Fund - Growth Stream is now open for applications from any Gold Coast business as the Industry Skills Fund is targeting SME's including micro businesses who are prepared to take up growth opportunities outside of their normal day to day business operations.

 

If you want to grow your business then the Department of Industry is hosting an Industry Skills Fund presentation to show you how your business can apply for funding for training and up skilling your workforce.

Brett Hall (Industry Skills Fund) will present about the funding and skills advisors will be on hand for one-on-one discussion.

 

DATE:                 Thursday 23 April

TIME:                  1.30pm – 3.30pm

VENUE:               Upper Coomera Centre, 90 Abrahams Rd, Upper Coomera

COST :                FREE

Register:   ssutton@goldcoast.qld.gov.au   please put “SKILLS” in the subject line

 

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