The Northern Territory Government is offering funding grants to businesses that will support its initiative to develop industry-led projects and training of a skilled workforce to improve productivity of the Territory. Applications will be assessed by representatives of the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the Industry Skills Advisory Council (NT) and the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.
Key Issues —
The 2019 Reframing The Future – Industry 4.0 initiative of the Northern Territory Government has a focus on industry workforce strategies supporting innovative industry-led projects that improve the productivity of Territory businesses.
Funding of up $10,000 is on offer with a maximum of eight (8) grants being available. Organisations eligible to apply include Northern Territory training organisations, industry associations, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to deliver activities or events that are in accord with one or more of the three key themes of:
- To develop staff capabilities to continuously improve the quality of competency-based training and assessment
- To be innovative in responding to the needs of NT students and the emerging skills needs and workforce development requirements of industry and communities
- To develop innovative skills in Industry 4.0 and new and emerging technologies
Applications close on 21 October 2019 and successful project representatives will be required to participate in a project information session and workshop from 8.30 – noon on Friday 1 November at the Darwin Learning Precinct 38 Woods St, Darwin. Further information is available at:
Application Guide – Reframing the Future Industry 4.0 [PDF]
Application Form – Reframing the Future Industry 4.0 [DOC]
The applications will be assessed by a by a panel comprising of representatives of the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the Industry Skills Advisory Council (NT) and the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation. The panel may also nominate one of two next ranked applicants as reserves to allow for possible non-acceptance or withdrawal of selected applicants.
ITECA’s ability to play a lead role in matters associated with this issue rests on the advice and guidance of individuals serving on the ITECA Northern Territory Reference Committee.
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