Specialist presenters from the VET Development Centre are presenting the workshops, which focus on key business development topics.
Workshops are delivered over a half-day (from 9:30am to 12:30pm) in various regional and metropolitan locations.
Please note that registrations for RTO Business Workshops are now closed. For more information about workshops, please contact DIS.BuildingCapability@sa.gov.au
For more information about these workshops, please contact DIS.BuildingCapability@sa.gov.au.
This session was designed for VET practitioners who wanted to boost their understanding of mental illness and mental wellbeing in their learning zones. The workshop build confidence in raising conversations around mental illness, introducing strategies for engaging in supportive conversations that assist learners to manage their mental wellbeing, and provided tips and strategies for supporting learners who are experiencing mental illness.
Effective management is about knowing when and where to direct efforts to achieve fruitful outcomes.
This session was held on 25 July, and provided insights into strategies for managers and leaders to drive organisational and team performance.
Great leaders inspire great teams, and great teams require an organisational culture that supports and motivates high performance. This workshop was held on 23 May and 16 August 2019, and focused on strategies to promote positive behaviours and getting the best out of teams to drive organisational performance.
Marketing and promotion are critical to branding and sustainability for any business, including RTOs. This workshop was held on 24 October and 25 October 2019, and focused on how to use marketing principles and practices to add value for students and RTOs.
Accredited courses can respond to skill requirements for industry and enterprises that are not currently met by existing nationally recognised qualifications. The workshop was delivered on 18 June and 30 October 2019, and focused on why courses are accredited, the differences between accredited courses and training package qualifications, guidelines for writing qualifications, units and submissions, and available support materials and templates.
The VET Development Centre (VDC) specialises in providing continuing professional learning to the Australian VET sector. The VDC is committed to raising the professional standing of the sector to meet the strategic needs of providers and the emerging priorities of VET professionals and providers.
Martin is the founder and Chief Education Officer at PROfound Leadership, and has taught at TAFEs and RTOs for over ten years. Martin was a finalist in the Learning Professional of the Year category of the 2018 Australian Learning Impact Awards, and is a published author and sought-after presenter in leadership development.
Jenni has over 25 years’ experience in the VET sector, including with public and private RTOs, Industry Skills Councils, and state and Commonwealth government departments. Jenni is an active member of the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) Training Package Quality Assurance Panel, and provides editorial, equity and quality assurance reports on training package qualifications and units that are being submitted for endorsement.
Jules is a Principal Master Mental Health First Aid Instructor and the owner of The Anxious Bird. She has 22 years’ experience in the public and non-profit RTO sector, including delivery of mental health accredited training. Jules has an engaging and creative approach in helping communities to understand mental illness and how to manage the invisible learning blocks and walls often confronted in learning expeditions. She introduces an awareness of mental health literacy, recovery and the importance of embracing strengths-based and person-centred learning for each student.
Joel is a Certified Practicing Marketer and Associate Fellow with the Australian Marketing Institute, and has over 15 years’ experience in marketing management roles with leading Australian universities and TAFEs. Joel is an accomplished presenter that applies his experience in managing customer service and marketing functions to improve the way teams work with customers, and themselves.