A Wee Waa local and single mother-of-two, Jane Trindall, is
encouraging others to consider a career in business services as newly
released figures reveal a high demand for skilled administration
workers in NSW.
According to research by TAFE NSW, the technology and business
services industry is ranked the top category to employ the most people
in regional NSW. With employment in this industry forecast to increase
by 3.6% over the next three years, there’s no better time to be
considering a career in this industry.
Ms Trindall has a bright future ahead of her in the business services
industry, after completing a Certificate III in Business
Administration at TAFE NSW Narrabri as an Indigenous trainee at
Narrabri’s CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science Australia Telescope
National Facility Compact Array. Not only has this led to further
study, but an exciting ongoing role with the organization.
CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science Administration Officer, Kylee
Forbes, was full of praise for Jane’s dedication and comittment to the
organisation and her TAFE NSW studies.
“Jane commenced with CSIRO as an Indigenous trainee working full-time
whilst studying a Certificate III in Business Administration. We
encouraged her to complete a Certificate IV in Business Admnistration
and as a result of her perseverance, she has been successful in
securing a full-time permanent position as the Observatory Support
Officer with CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science,” Ms Forbes said.
“Through the support of TAFE NSW and on-the-job training, Jane has
continued to grow and has a well-developed understanding of the tasks
“Jane’s confidence has blossomed and she is a very valued member of
the operations group and the Narrabri CSIRO team.”
Ms Trindall said she enjoys the flexibility of being able to study by
blended delivery, both online and in the classroom.
“I have been able to learn a range of skills in administration,
communication, customer service, accounting, work health and safety
and Microsoft Office programs.
“I really enjoy working at the CSIRO and hope to be working with the
organisation for many years to come.”
TAFE NSW Business Services Teacher, Glenys Vaessen, said Jane has
displayed positive attributes along her study journey which are to be commended.
“She has been able to combine full-time employment, studying at TAFE
NSW Narrabri once per week along with family commitments to get the
skills needed for a career she loves. Jane is a great role model for
To find out more about business services courses available at TAFE
NSW visit www.tafensw.edu.au or
phone 131 601 for more information.
Media contact: Emma Curtis, TAFE NSW Media Officer, (02) 6338
2509, mobile 0427 901 515.