Welcome to National Skills Week
National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the profile and status of vocational learning dispelling outdated myths and showcasing the attractive career opportunities for all Australians.
Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been the foundation of Australia’s strong and vibrant economy. It has produced industry leaders, it offers great diversity, new and exciting career paths, supports our resources and primary industries, builds our cities, supports our Tourism, our monuments, our heritage and much, much more.Learn More
Spotlight on National Skills Week 2020.
Episode 1: Hermiz & Dee's Journey to the Top
- August 28th, 2020
Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain...
Autralian Training Awards 2020 Ceremony: Join in on the Awards night
- November 11th, 2020
Register now for the 2020 Australian Training Awards Presentation Event 06 Nov 2020 I hope you are as excited as I am about this year’s Australian Training Awards. All of the 2020 finalists have an exceptional story to tell. Their stories inspire people do to better, reach further and understand the value of vocational education and training...
Update on the 2021 Worldskills National Championshi[s and Skills Show- Date Change
- Media Releases
- November 11th, 2020
WorldSkills Australia | News | Update on the 2021 WorldSkills National Championships & Skills Show The year of 2020 has been a tough year full of upheaval, challenges and in some instance’s new opportunities in the way we communicate, conduct business, and continue our training and education. In April 2020 WorldSkills Australia announced the postponement...
Australian Training Awards 2020- Winners announced
- November 24th, 2020
For the first time, the Australian Training Awards was hosted online and watched across Australia. “The VET sector should be immensely proud of its achievements during a very challenging year.” Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash said. “Despite the challenges of COVID-19, tonight’s Award recipients have demonstrated remarkable resilience....
What is VET and will it be right for me?
- August 24th, 2020
VET has been the foundation of Australia’s strong and vibrant economy. It produces industry leaders, offers great diversity and career paths, supports Australia’s resources and primary industries, builds our cities and monuments, supports our Tourism and heritage and a whole lot more. To celebrate National Skills Week, career practitioners from the AIS CPRN will deliver...
Digital Engineering Higher Apprenticeship in South Australia- applications closes soon!
- November 13th, 2020
Industry leaders have teamed up with Skills Lab to launch Australia’s first digital engineering apprenticeship as a firm pathway to an in-demand career The Digital Engineering Apprenticeship program seeks out passionate, technically minded school leavers to partner with top-tier businesses in a 3-year paid-to-learn training model. The first-of-kind apprenticeship has been spearheaded by SA Power Networks and developed...
Workforce of the Future event series - third livestream event happening
- November 4th, 2020
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment and the Mining Skills Organisation Pilot are hosting a special livestreamed event that explores the skills, training and future workforce opportunities ahead in the Mining sector. Australia’s mining industry is at the forefront of industries undergoing rapid and large-scale skills shifts as a result of changing technologies and...
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