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Beacon helps students get a GrIPP on a job in the renewable energy sector

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said one of the fastest growing industries was renewable energy.

“The Growth Industry Preparation Program (or GrIPP) shows students what opportunities there are for them in five of the fastest growing industries in Tasmania and today we’ve got 16 students from Brooks High School and Prospect High School learning about the amazing range of different careers in the renewable energy sector,” Mr Harris said.

Beacon shows students a farming future

Today, students have visited three remarkable farms in the Derwent Valley – Glenelg Estate, Curringa Farm and Hansen Orchards. There are huge opportunities in farming and we see it as one of the five biggest growth areas in Tasmania along with building and construction, tourism and hospitality, advanced manufacturing, aged and community service.

Tourism icons mentor students at Beacon workshop

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said at workshop today, some of the tourism industry’s biggest names would sit down with students to show them the amazing opportunities in the industry.

Beacon helps students and Country Club get a GrIPP

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said the Growth Industry Preparation Program (or GrIPP) aimed to create a win-win situation.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side to raise money for worthy causes

Tasmanians are being urged to take a Walk on the Wildside in our iconic wilderness to help raise vital funds for the Beacon Foundation, and a range of other worthy causes.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said the initiative by the Tasmanian Walking Company was a great way to support the community.

Beacon pilot program helps students turn a training opportunity into a career

The Beacon Foundation is working to create a job-ready generation of Tasmanian students.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, today congratulated 14 Newstead College students who have turned a training opportunity into an exciting career opportunity.

Beacon and Blundstone helping young Tasmanians jump into a career boots and all

The Beacon Foundation is committed to creating a job-ready generation by giving young Tasmanians a taste of the job opportunities available to them once they finish school.

This year, students from Cosgrove High School have jumped in boots and all to learn what it takes to work at Blundstone.

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians. Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said the program aimed to create a win-win situation, where growing businesses able to expand their workforce and young Tasmanians able to get a great job.

Helping the next generation of employees dress for success

The Beacon Foundation is working to create a job-ready generation and today is helping young female students at Bayview Secondary College learn about preparing for job interviews and life in the workforce.

Tasmanian Training Awards shows school-based programs are vital for creating a job-ready generation

Tasmanian Training Awards shows school-based programs are vital for creating a job-ready generation. The Beacon Foundation is committed to creating a job-ready generation of Tasmanians. Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said that connecting kids, schools, communities and businesses was having a massive positive impact.