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National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the profile and status of vocational learning dispelling outdated myths and showcasing the attractive career opportunities for all Australians.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
Recording: Workforce of the future- What do employers want?
In this first event for 2021 three prominent business minds took an in-depth look at what employers need to access an adaptable, well-trained and job ready workforce As business and government look for ways to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the capacity to grow, compete and thrive in a global economy is highly dependent on employers and individuals accessing the right skills at the right time.
Workforce of the Future: Focus on Human Services
- November 30th, 2020
The last event for 2020! Join experts from the human services sector from 12-1pm (AEDT) Friday 4 December for a live-streamed event looking at the skills and training needed to support the aged care and disability support sectors. Now is a critical time for these sectors, and the training of a diverse, skilled and adaptable...
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...
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