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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.

Rio Tinto providing work exposure opportunities for Year 11 students

Rio Tinto providing work exposure opportunities for Year 11 students. On Wednesday 25 August eight Year 11 students were fortunate to visit Rio Tinto at Bell Bay for a tour to learn more about the aluminium smelter and the range of career options available. 

Beacon partners with Fairbrother for building and construction program

Year 10 students from Kings Meadows High School attended a Beacon Growth Industry Preparation Program (GrIPP) today to learn about careers in building and construction. The day included a site tour of the UTAS northern transformation at Inveresk, hearing about the diversity of jobs and innovations across the build. Fairbrother Apprentice Program Manager, Matthew Scrimgeour, […]

Beacon and BioMar working to create a job-ready generation

The Beacon Foundation is working with young people, schools, businesses, and communities right across the State to create a job-ready generation of young Tasmanians.

Today, students from the Latrobe and Deloraine High Schools and staff at BioMar’s fish food plant at Wesley Vale are participating in a day-long immersive session that will inspire students and show BioMar’s staff how to unlock the potential of our next generation.