JOBS PLAN 3 Jobs For The Future Jobs

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JOBS PLAN 3 Jobs For The Future

JOBS PLAN 3 Jobs For The Future

 • Jobs Plan – Building the Northern Territory Workforce was released in 2003

• Jobs Plan – Building the Northern Territory Workforce was released in 2003 • Jobs Plan comprised of: – Workforce Employment & Training Strategy – Jobs NT – Workforce NT • Significant achievements – Release of Workforce NT Report in 2004, 2005 and 2006 – Introduction of employer incentives – 200 additional NTPS traineeships – Creating Effective Pathways to Employment and Training for the Employment Disadvantaged in the Northern Territory report initiated

 • Jobs Plan 2 released in 2005 • Followed on from the success

• Jobs Plan 2 released in 2005 • Followed on from the success of Jobs Plan • Significant achievements – Introduction of Workwear / Workgear Bonus – Target 10 000 apprentice and trainee commencements over 4 years – over 5200 commenced since the beginning of 2005 – Introduction of Build Skills program to assist industry to up-skill and re-skill existing workers – Introduction of Workready program for school students – Introduction of VET scholarships

Jobs Plan 3 will: – Introduce Occupational Shortage employer incentives – Implement a School

Jobs Plan 3 will: – Introduce Occupational Shortage employer incentives – Implement a School to Work Transition Strategic Plan across the Territory – Achieve 10 000 apprentice and trainee commencements over 4 years – Create public and private sector partnerships to ensure a supply of suitably skilled workers – Introduce Pre-employment programs for potential apprentices (taster program) – Introduce an employer incentive for disadvantaged Territorians – Commit $1 m to specific employment and training needs of regional/remote adult Indigenous Territorians – Additional funding for training apprentices / trainees

In addition, Jobs Plan 3 will continue the: – Workwear / Workgear Bonus Scheme

In addition, Jobs Plan 3 will continue the: – Workwear / Workgear Bonus Scheme – VET Scholarships. Program – Workready Program – NT Public Sector trainee intake

There are four themes in Jobs Plan 3: – Theme 1: Strengthening Partnerships –

There are four themes in Jobs Plan 3: – Theme 1: Strengthening Partnerships – Links with Business and Industry, the Community, Registered Training Organisations, Government Agencies and Unions – Theme 2: Jobs in the Bush – Regional and Indigenous Economic Development – Theme 3: Better Pathways ‑ Links Between the Community, Business and Industry, Schools and Registered Training Organisations – Theme 4: Staying Informed - Labour Market Research and Analysis

 • Theme 1: Strengthening Partnerships – Links with Business and Industry, the Community,

• Theme 1: Strengthening Partnerships – Links with Business and Industry, the Community, Registered Training Organisations, Government Agencies and Unions - What we will do • Hold bi-annual two-day forums between industry, registered training organisations, peak community groups and government to respond to the Northern Territory’s workforce development and employment needs • Establish partnerships with industry and communities to create job and training opportunities for Territorians • Match allocation of training in the Northern Territory with skills in demand identified employment opportunities • Strengthen training and employment provisions in the Northern Territory Government’s capital works program, procurement policies and processes and industry funding agreements • Develop Indigenous employment strategies in the retail, construction, tourism and hospitality, and music industries

 • Theme 2: Jobs in the Bush – Regional and Indigenous Economic Development

• Theme 2: Jobs in the Bush – Regional and Indigenous Economic Development – What we will do § Develop Memorandums of Understanding between the Northern Territory Government, peak industry bodies, employers, registered training organisations and communities to implement training linked to regionally identified employment opportunities and community aspirations § Provide Indigenous adults in remote communities greater access to programs designed to increase workplace numeracy and literacy skills § Support all Indigenous Year 12 students into employment in industry, government or non-government positions on their graduation, or support them into further education or training § Improve employment outcomes for Indigenous Territorians in regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory § Implement innovative approaches to capitalise on Indigenous training and employment opportunities, particularly through government funded Indigenous community housing programs

 • Theme 3: Better Pathways ‑ Links Between the Community, Business and Industry,

• Theme 3: Better Pathways ‑ Links Between the Community, Business and Industry, Schools and Registered Training Organisations – What we will do • Encourage greater links between industry and schools • Develop a skills record for school students, which will detail academic and vocational education and training achievements, work placements, work experience, community service activities and sporting achievements • Assist all Year 10 students to develop an individual learning plan to guide subject choice and their transition into employment, further education or training • Secondary school students will be assisted in their transition from school to work, further education or training • Government and industry will work together to develop and establish pathways into employment in the community services sector

 • Theme 4: Staying Informed - Labour Market Research and Analysis – What

• Theme 4: Staying Informed - Labour Market Research and Analysis – What we will do • Increase opportunities for the exchange of knowledge and workforce experiences by engaging with industry, the community and government • Continue to develop and release the Workforce NT Report annually • Develop targeted employment and training programs by utilising current labour market information • Labour market research activities will be responsive to the needs of industry, community and the Government • Improve labour market forecasting by introducing an enhanced forecasting model that incorporates current occupational and training information