20 May Foundation Skills for Your Future Program
The Commonwealth Department of Education, Skills and Employment has just released a new Request for Tender to expand the current Panel of Service Providers to support the Foundation Skills for Your Future program’s national objectives. This second RFT will close on Friday, 5 June 2020.
In May, the Australian Government launched the new Foundation Skills for Your Future program (the Program). The Program will support eligible employed and recently unemployed Australians to identify and address language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) skills needs to help them gain and retain employment, up-skill or re-skill, or take on further education and training. The Program provides $52.5 million over four years.
Further information on the Request for Tender is available on the AusTender website – https://www.tenders.gov.au. The ATM ID is PRN ESE20/466. It is recommend that you register with AusTender for RFT updates.
Existing Service Providers need not apply to the RFT, unless the organisation proposes changing its scope of approved project types, service delivery locations, and/or hourly rates.
Please note the Department has updated the Program’s Digital Literacy Skills Framework, to extend the framework to include Level 3.
The current panel includes:
- Box Hill Institute
- Career Employment Australia
- Charles Darwin University
- Comm Unity Plus
- Designer Life
- Joblink Plus
- Max Solutions
- Navitas English
- Penrith Skills for Jobs
- Mid North Coast Community College
- TAFE NSW
- The Centre for Continuing Education
- STEPS Group Australia
To find out more information on the Program