Published On : 27 Mar 2020

The Federal Government has continued to restrict the movement of people to slow down the spread of COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Further closures of industries and the gathering of people indoors and out has resulted in people unsure of what the future holds.

Site Skills Training is fortunate enough to be spared with the latest enforcements and is continuing to implement health and safety practices to ensure all staff and students are protected at all facilities across the country, at all times.

Continuing from an email we sent on the 18th of March, which can be viewed here (COVID-19 Update), we are continuing to follow the advice from the authorities and our class sizes are now limited to a maximum number of 10 students. Students are 1.5 metres apart whilst undertaking theoretical work in classrooms to ensure social distancing is practiced.

Our practical training areas are well ventilated and training equipment is well dispersed throughout each premise. All equipment is continuing to be wiped down after use to ensure key touchpoints are disinfected. We are also encouraging our staff and students to wash or sanitize hands before and after using all equipment.

While we see industries across the board slow down, this is only short-term, and there will be an increase in activities once the virus is under control. Organisations and projects will prioritise hiring a new workforce with the skill set they need to reach outcomes at a faster rate due to the delays COVID-19 has caused. 

If you or a family member is struggling to deal from the impact COVID-19 has had, please contact Lifeline to speak with someone who can provide assistance.