OPERATION PROTECT AND PRESERVE

EVENTS

Kick back and relax with these engaging events during September:

A toast to tradeswomen

 24th September 6 pm

Hosts: Gaelle Houdy (Mechanical Fitter and Wine Connoisseur) and Angela Gilmore (TWA Industry Liaison Officer)

Join us for an online wine tasting hosted by Tradeswomen Australia Member Gaelle Houdy, followed by a Q+A session.

tradies and their pets

Running all September

There’s no denying the positive impact our pets have on our well-being, and they play a crucial role in keeping us healthy, happy and sane during COVID. 

Follow us on Instagram and send in your favourite pic of yourself and your pet, and we will display it.

HISTORY OF TRADESWOMEN

Running all September

Each week, TWA will be posting a series of fabulous facts, stories and special interest items on the fabulous history of tradeswomen.

Follow us on Instagram to access!

workshops

Join industry experts and panellists for a great range of support and enhancement workshops:

Career

Session 1 – Getting Job Ready with Verto

**UPDATED SESSION DETAILS**

Monday 21 September at 4pm 

Session Content

  • Who Verto are and what they do
  • Current or upcoming positions
  • What Verto look for during the recruitment process
  • Things to focus on in an interview
  • Tips and tricks of getting a job
  • 30 min Q+A session with attendees.

Career

Session 2 – Getting Job Ready with Thales

**CANCELLED**

Thursday 10 September at 4pm

Session Content

  • Who Thales are and what they do
  • Current or upcoming positions
  • What Thales look for during the recruitment process
  • Things to focus on in an interview
  • Tips and tricks of getting a job
  • 30 min Q+A session with attendees.

CAREER

Session 3 – Getting Job Ready with NextGen

 Wednesday 16 September at 4pm

Session Content

  • Who NextGen are and what they do
  • Current or upcoming positions
  • What NextGen look for during the recruitment process
  • Things to focus on in an interview
  • Tips and tricks of getting a job
  • 30 min Q+A session with attendees.

Career

Session 4 – Getting Job Ready with Programmed

COMING SOON

Session Content

  • Who Programmed are and what they do
  • Current or upcoming positions
  • What Programmed look for during the recruitment process
  • Things to focus on in an interview
  • Tips and tricks of getting a job
  • 30 min Q+A session with attendees.

wellbeing

Look after your mental and physical wellbeing through these tailored sessions:

Mindfulness

COMING SOON!

Meditation

Improve your mental wellbeing through these three guided meditation sessions targeting areas of dealing with stress and anxiety as well as embracing and improving our compassion during COVID.

Session 2 – Friday 11 September at 4pm

“Take a Deep Breath” – Breathing Techniques Meditation – reduce stress, anxiety and potentially improve your health.

Session 3 – Friday 18 September at 4pm

“Strength Through Compassion” – Loving Kindness Meditation – create positive emotions for yourself and increase empathy for others.

trailblazing tradeswomen

Friday, 25 September at 3:30pm

Panel and Q@A

This fabulous and feisty panel of women collectively share over 40 years of trades and teaching experience, and will tell their tales of true grit and determination in a male orientated world.

A must see session  for teachers, tradies, apprentices and employers who want to build resilience, embrace change and improve industry standards. 

exercise

Stay fit, fabulous and focused through these great exercise sessions for all levels:

Lifechanger’s KMS4Kids Challenge

Join the TWA team on this virtual kms challenge that supports Australian youth.

YOGA

Boost mental and physical wellbeing through building strength, flexibility and stamina with these yoga classes.

COMING SOON!

PILATES

Improve strength, flexilibity, posture and confidence with these pilates sessions.

COMING SOON!

MEDIA

Keep up to date on the latest Operation Protect and Preserve News:

Media Release – Protecting Australia’s Apprentices

ABC NEWS – OPERATION PROTECT AND PRESERVE LAUNCH

MEDIA RELEASE – TWA BACKS GOVERNMENT’S COVID STRATEGIES

 Tradeswomen Australia launches Protection Campaign for Apprentices

Resources

It’s hard to know where to start if you’ve been affected by COVID-19 – job loss, cancelled apprenticeship or training suspension. Tap into useful resources below to assist you right now

APPRENTICE ACTION

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Calendar of events – september 2020