Here is just a highlight of some of the events being held around the country.  Not all events are listed here. Due to Covid 19 there may be changes to individual event programs, so please check with the organiser of the event using the contact details provided.

NSW Grow Our Own Local Industry + Study Pathway Tour – Agriculture Tour 3
  • Event Date: August 19th, 2024

Calling all local students with an interest in Agriculture!  9:30am: SOUTHERN COTTON (881 Darlington Point-Whitton Rd, Whitton) Southern Cotton provides best practice cotton ginning services to growers in the Southern Valleys. Their mission is to gin cotton at the highest quality, in the most efficient and sustainable manner, to secure the maximum price for local growers...

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NSW Brett Carter Apprenticeship/Traineeship & Job Expo – Newcastle & Hunter
  • Event Date: August 20th, 2024

Our Apprenticeship/Traineeship & Jobs Expos are held annually and have grown to a status where they are widely accepted as the premier events of their kind in NSW. The timing of the expos is a hit with families as they allow parents to attend with their children and have those all-important career chats with industry experts. Over 400 exhibitors...

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NSW Grow Our Own Local Industry + Study Pathway Tour – Agriculture Tour 4
  • Event Date: August 20th, 2024

Calling all local students with an interest in Agriculture!  9:30am: YENDA PRODUCERS (Leeton) Students are invited on a behind the scenes tour of what work life at Yenda Prods looks like! The Yenda Producers Co-operative Society is an agricultural retailer and a part of the Yenda Group whose businesses share a common goal to provide...

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NT Big Rivers Careers Expo
  • Event Date: August 21st, 2024

The Big Rivers Careers Expo hosted by Katherine High School is for students in the Big Rivers region of the Northern Territory. At the expo students will have the opportunity to network with local organisations, learn about local employment opportunities, traineeships and apprenticeship, and different career pathways. If you are interested in attending as a...

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NSW TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day
  • Event Date: August 22nd, 2024

Don’t miss the 2024 TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day. This year’s agenda will provide more flexibility and more live interactions.   What to expect • 1:1 meetings with industry-qualified teachers • Live keynote speakers • Virtual campus tours • Information on all our course offerings • And much more!   TAFE NSW: high demand, high...

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NSW Grow Our Own Local Industry + Study Pathway Tour – STEM at SunRice Leeton
  • Event Date: August 22nd, 2024

Calling all local students with an interest in STEM!  9:30am: SunRice (Leeton) The SunRice Group is a global FMCG business and one of Australia’s leading branded food exporters, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with significant markets in the United States, the Pacific and the Middle East, as well as expanding markets across Europe and...

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SA Start Your Journey With WorldSkills – Adelaide Carpentry Competition
  • Event Date: August 23rd, 2024

WorldSkills is fantastic competition, which highlights VET learnings and Skills Excellence during their Showcase. A large number of the events will be held during National Skills Week, where students around Australia will compete.   Start Your Journey with WorldSkills Australia! The WorldSkills Competitions are a one-day event, designed to test your skills and knowledge against...

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SA Start Your Journey With WorldSkills – Adelaide Electrical Installation Competition
  • Event Date: August 23rd, 2024

WorldSkills is fantastic competition, which highlights VET learnings and Skills Excellence during their Showcase. A large number of the events will be held during National Skills Week, where students around Australia will compete.   Start Your Journey with WorldSkills Australia! The WorldSkills Competitions are a one-day event, designed to test your skills and knowledge against...

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VIC Industry Engagement Brekky
  • Event Date: August 23rd, 2024

Local employers are invited to engage with our students to talk about all things VET, including apprenticeships, employment and expectations in the workplace. Employers and students will make connections and share information in an informal setting. Brekky wraps and toasties provided for everyone who comes along.

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QLD School program – Autonomous Vehicles & Systems:Stempunks and Komatsu
  • Event Date: August 23rd, 2024

The Komatsu School Program has a core focus on ‘Autonomous Operations & Systems’. The program will highlight exciting career pathways and inspire the next generation of innovators. The program is delivered by professional teachers with learning outcomes aligned with the Australian Curriculum. The Autonomous Vehicles Mining program has been designed to provide a hands-on experience...

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SA Start Your Journey With WorldSkills – Adelaide Plumbing & Heating Competition
  • Event Date: August 23rd, 2024

WorldSkills is fantastic competition, which highlights VET learnings and Skills Excellence during their Showcase. A large number of the events will be held during National Skills Week, where students around Australia will compete.   Start Your Journey with WorldSkills Australia! The WorldSkills Competitions are a one-day event, designed to test your skills and knowledge against...

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NSW Grow Our Own Local Industry + Study Pathway Tour – Griffith Ambulance Station
  • Event Date: August 23rd, 2024

Calling all local students with an interest in a career in Health! Thanks to our partnership with ‘3 Rivers CSU Department of Rural Health’, this is a unique chance to explore local opportunities in Health, highlighting nursing and paramedicine.   9:30am: GRIFFITH AMBULANCE STATION  Ever wondered what our local Ambos get up to at the Station? This...

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NSW Grow Our Own Local Industry + Study Pathway Tour – Allied Health/ Community Services: Kurrajong Lifestyle Choices
  • Event Date: August 26th, 2024

Calling all local students with an interest in a career in Health and Community Services!  9:30am: KURRAJONG COMMUNITY SERVICES (28-30 Pine Ave, Leeton) Since Kurrajong’s inception in 1957, they have grown from a small operation established by community members, to a community organisation that supports over 1000 people with disability each year. Think Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech...

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