TAFE NSW and Australia Post today announced they are partnering to
pilot an online employee training program to help post office workers
upskill with formal qualifications.
With participants earning a Certificate III in Business or
Certificate III in Retail, the pilot will see 50 post office network
workers from across the country trained by TAFE NSW business services
and retail teams who are based in Port Macquarie.
TAFE NSW Head of Skillspoint, Technology and Business Services, Dr.
Geethani Nair says ongoing training and professional development of
staff is crucial to the efficiency and effectiveness of any business.
“TAFE NSW is proud to partner closely with Australia Post to tailor
training programs that develop its employee knowledge base,” she said.
“TAFE NSW is equipping the workforce of the future by offering
customised training to Australia Post that positions employees to deal
with the changing skills and knowledge needs of their industry in a
rapidly changing technological landscape.
“To deliver training across the country we provide a digital learning
platform that is easily accessible anytime and anywhere for all types
of workers and, most importantly, provide a fantastic interactive user
experience that makes learning simple.”
Australia Post’s General Manager Post Office Network, David McNamara,
said that Australia Post was pleased to be working with TAFE NSW to
explore this online training model.
“Australia Post is always looking for opportunities to provide
employees with career growth paths and meaningful professional
development and we look forward to following our team members through
this learning journey,” he said.
TAFE NSW provides innovative business-to-business training to an
increasing number of large organisations via TAFE Enterprise, which
launched in June 2018. To cater to complex needs, program delivery
utilises a range of digital and traditional techniques.
In Australia Post’s case teachers communicate with learners via an
online training platform, videoconference, teleconference and a 24/7
For more information on TAFE NSW customised training visit www.tafensw.com.au or call 131 601.