We understand that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is on your minds as it permeates the news and our conversations. The safety and wellbeing of our entire community continue to be our first priority in the wake of COVID-19. The College will communicate with parents regularly to ensure our community remains informed. This dedicated web page will be updated regularly – please check back often for current news and instructions.
As per the Queensland Government’s announcement, lockdown will lift at 4pm, 8 August for the 11 Local Government Areas (LGAs).
AITC Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Ipswich campuses will continue with Learning From Home on Monday, 9 August and will transition to on-campus teaching from Tuesday, 10 August.
AITC Redlands campus has a Public Holiday on Monday and will return to on-campus teaching from Tuesday.
AITC Toowoomba campus will be open for on-campus teaching from Monday. Visits to the AITC Toowoomba campus by staff in the 11 LGAs will be limited to essential travel only.
If your young person has work experience (WEX) booked/prearranged, then they can go out to industry from tomorrow. If not, please send them to campus on Tuesday and they can work with their Industry Consultant to arrange future WEX.
TAFE Queensland have advised that despite lockdown being lifted, no face-to-face learning will occur in the week commencing 9 August for campuses in South East Queensland. TAFE classes outside of South East Queensland will continue as usual.
It is important to note that restrictions remain in place for the next 14 days, particularly for schools. All AITC employees and young people must wear masks at all times. Masks are critical to our community’s protection against COVID-19. Please ensure your young person wears their mask – safety is our first thought.
Over the next two weeks College events and specific industries will also be limited to the 1 person per sqm rule. Please liaise directly with your employer for clarity.
Read in full the latest communications from the Australian Industry Trade College, click here.