Training programs to support local jobs, grow local business and encourage emerging industries
Newcastle's economy is changing, and we as a community need to adapt along with it.
That’s why the City of Newcastle is funding training courses under our NewSkills program – to assist Novocastrians and local businesses gain and develop their talent in emerging industries or areas of rapid change.
We’re funding training initiatives in areas like:
- helping local businesses get up to speed in the digital age
- ways to make businesses more accessible for everyone in the community
- how businesses in the hospitality and tourism sectors can build a more resilient business model
- ways to improve your company’s energy efficiency
Digital upskill your business! Free small business training on offer now
The Digital Upskill your Business! workshop series provides a free training opportunity to local businesses aiming at optimising their online presence. This workshop series, delivered by the Hunter Region Business Hub and supported by City of Newcastle’s NewSkills program, is designed to give businesses practical skills like boosting your google hits, how to design a Facebook advertising campaign, and developing your e-commerce capability.
Register for the workshop series
Wallsend Workshop Venue: Wallsend District Library - Multi-Function Room, 30 Bunn Street Wallsend
City Workshop Venue: City of Newcastle Digital Library, 12 Stewart Avenue Newcastle West
Hamilton Workshop Venue: Hamilton Community Hive, 152 Beaumont Street Hamilton