Welcome to National Skills Week

National Skills Week 2020: 

National Skills Week is the focal point for the promotion of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training sector (VET). Each year the week continues to celebrate and inform students and the wider public of the diversity and career pathways available through VET. The week communicates the emerging trends and new growth drivers connecting skills training with job outcomes.

We  are  excited  to  continue  celebrating  Australia’s  Vocational Education  and  Training  (VET)  sector  in  2020:

The  dates  are:

August  24th- September  30th   2020. 

Start  planning  now!


Thank you to everyone for a fantastic 

National Skills Week 2019.

What a great week it was.



The  week  saw  major  events  being  held  throughout  Australia  and  with  Organisations,  Industry  and  Government  coming  together  to  promote  Vocational Skills  training,  opportunities  and  the  diversity  of  options  available.


Check out our facebook site for photos and media  during the week from events around Australia.


A huge shout out to our major sponsors:


  • Federal Government –  Department of Employment Skills, Small and Family Business

  • New South Wales Government

  • Queensland Government- Department of Employment, Small Business and  Training

  • Victoria Department of Education and Training


We would also like to acknowledge the wonderful  contributions and support from:


  • Skills IQ

  • IBSA


  • Victorian TAFE Association

  • Price Waterhouse Coopers

  • PEER RTO South Australia

  • MyFuture/ ESA

  • Restaurant and Catering Association

  • Box Hill Institute

  • Swinburn TAFE

  • WorldsSkills Australia

  • Tourism Training Australia

  • Queensland TAFE


Look at our video gallery for videos from our various launches around Australia and interviews with Industry and Ministers.



National Skills Week is supported by the Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business.


Stay Informed

Rachel Bacon
Real Skills for Real Careers


Follow @skillsone on twitter.