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National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the profile and status of vocational learning dispelling outdated myths and showcasing the attractive career opportunities for all Australians.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.

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Spotlight

Spotlight on National Skills Week 2020.

Career Stories

Take a look at some success stories from the VET Alumni.

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During National Skills Week, we discussed some ver During National Skills Week, we discussed some very key and relevant documents that have been released.  Covering information from the top 25 emerging jobs of the future, to what businesses should be doing in the future, you will want to give these a read.  Access them all here: https://www.nationalskillsweek.com.au/news/  #nationalskillsweek #realskillsforrealcareers
During National Skills Week, as an initiative of t During National Skills Week, as an initiative of the Australian Government, we created our very own podcast series!  'Journeys to Success'  We spoke with VET Alumni, leading industry professionals and even parents of VET Alumni. We heard great stories from a large range of trades and industries!  To hear these great success stories, take a listen here: https://www.nationalskillsweek.com.au/podcasts/  #nationalskillsweek #realskillsforrealcareers
If you are thinking, "Where could a career in the If you are thinking, "Where could a career in the International Trade, Transport and Logistics industry take me?" - listen to Chloe's story to find out!  With a diverse array of career opportunities available, you can choose a career that is suited to you.  Watch her story here: https://www.nationalskillsweek.com.au/make-your-move-chloes-story/  #nationalskillsweek #realskillsforrealcareers
On Friday 20 November 2020 the Australian Training On Friday 20 November 2020 the Australian Training Awards will showcase Australia’s national training system and celebrate the exceptional talent in vocational education and training (VET).
75 finalists have been shortlisted across the 17 Australian Training Awards.
The Australian Training Awards recognise outstanding achievement in three broad categories: individuals including students, apprentices, trainees and teachers; employers who train their workforce; and registered training organisations. 
The awards also recognise outstanding leadership and contribution to the VET sector through the Lifetime Achievement Award and National Achievement Award. 
Selection as a finalist in this prestigious award program is a great honour. All award finalists are invited to become part of the exclusive Australian VET Alumni. Alumni members share their story of success and inspire others to consider VET training on their career pathway.  For the first time the Australian Training Awards are going virtual. To witness the best in Australian VET, register to watch the awards ceremony online. Viewers will receive a unique link on the day of the awards which will go live at 6:00 pm AEDT on Friday 20 November 2020.  Join in the celebrations!  http://ow.ly/NCdK50Cnw4n
We want to give a big shout out and thank you to N We want to give a big shout out and thank you to National Skills Weeks sponsor, the National Apprentice Employment Network.  With their amazing help we were able to share our vision and mission far and wide, thank you!  Read more about their great work here: https://www.nationalskillsweek.com.au/sponsor/national-apprentice-employment-network/  #nationalskillsweek #realskillsforrealcareers #naen
Almost everything we buy comes from overseas or is Almost everything we buy comes from overseas or is made with products and equipment shipped from somewhere else. In the same way, Australian goods are transported all over the world.  There’s an army of people working behind-the-scenes in the International Trade, Transport and Logistics industry to make this happen.  Listen to Jake's amazing story within this industry, and see if this might be the industry for your career.  https://www.nationalskillsweek.com.au/make-your-move-jake-story/  #nationalskillsweek #realskillsforrealcareers

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