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National Skills Week - SPASA NSW Open Day

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13 August 2012

SPASA NSW showcasing Training & Career Opportunities

"Transforming Industry, Meeting Needs, Building Careers"

The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of NSW (SPASA NSW) is proud to be showcasing the many career opportunities that are available in our industry during its involvement in “National Skills Week”. 

National Skills Week is a national event taking place between Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2012.  

National Skills Week, now in its second year, is a collaborative approach dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning, enabling all Australians to gain a greater understanding of the opportunities, their potential and how they contribute to a successful and modern economy.

SPASA NSW has been a pioneer in education and training for the swimming pool & spa industry since 1997. In fact, we have educated over 5,000 learners since our inception of which 2,200 learners have been awarded formal qualifications. In actual fact, Swimming Pool Retailers and Technicians represent in excess of 80% of all training that SPASA NSW has undertaken.


SPASA NSW is inviting the entire Industry as well as new entrants to drop into its headquarters to learn about industry related courses, career pathways, employment options or upgrading of qualifications in the swimming pool & spa industry.

Date: Thursday 30th August
Time: ANYTIME between 10am -7pm
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Come along and find why SPASA NSW is more than you imagine.

LEARN about Training Courses

  • Certificate III in Swimming Pool Repairs, Servicing & Interior Finishes*
  • Certificate III in Swimming Pool Building and Installation
  • Certificate IV in Swimming Pool & Spa Building
  • Work Safely In the Construction Industry (Construction Induction)
  • Tailored Courses

* Learn about the SPASA NSW rollout of the NEW Certificate III and IV Courses when they become available.

FIND OUT ABOUT Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning can be applied for where the individual believes they have the necessary skills to satisfy individual unit performance criteria. Physical evidence will have to be supplied to the trainer to prove competence..

INVITATION to Industry

Got an issue? Want a second opinion? Interpretation concerns? Discuss your particular circumstances?

Come in and talk with industry experts about the following:

- Australian Standards relating to our industry
- Legislation and Regulations
- Licensing requirements
- Australian Consumer Law
- Other industry advice
- Duty of Care
- Training options
- Up-skilling or formalising your experience


For Further Information:

SPASA NSW CEO – Spiros Dassakis

Unit 1/33 Daking Street,

Tel: 02 9630 6300
Toll Free: 1800 802 482
Mob: 0449 065 841
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