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.

NASSSA VET Open Classes Day 2
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

For National Skills Week, and to support our students, NASSSA, in collaboration with their RTOs and trainers are offering ‘open classes’. The highly successful pilot program in 2019 led to bigger and better opportunities for our students in 2020, which will continue in 2021. Opportunities range from full day excursions into industry, full day immersion...

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Girls Big Day Out
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

Girls Big Day Out is an annual event that introduces Year 9 girls to non-traditional career options in trades. The girls from various Secondary schools in the Geelong region will spend the day gaining hands on experience from our specialist educators in a range of trade activities which may include: Automotive, Bricklaying, Cabinet Making, Electrotechnology,...

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LIVESTREAM – Career advice and pathways for people who are in the sporting arena.
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

We are live-streaming on Facebook from 2pm Tuesday 24th August. We speaking with Leonie Stanfield on the area of providing career advice and education pathways for people who are in the sporting arena. The importance of providing advice to Elite sports people on how to think about future careers (using the career practitioner network) that...

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AATIS Webinar: Sustainable Careers and the Future of Work
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

The sustainability sector is growing at a rapid rate. This shift has been spurred on by two significant environmental and economic factors: the pressing need for action on climate change and a post-COVID jobs growth plan. Many policy makers are seeing this as an opportunity to invest in sustainable industries that will provide the training and employment opportunities people need, while also striving for a low-carbon future economy.

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FUTURE WORK APAC SUMMIT 2021 – SKILL OR BE SKILLED
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

As part of National Skills Week, Australia’s leading thinkers and practitioners in this space will join us on 24 August 2021, for an important conversation about the future of jobs, automation, pathways to employment, utilising technology and creating Australia’s AI workforce. Digital Disruption is changing every Australian workplace and profession. Today – now – more...

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Victoria University Polytechnic Workshop – Breaking Barriers with Technology
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

As part of National Skills Week, VU Polytechnic is offering an Introduction to Design Thinking workshop. It aims to challenge the way we think about education by presenting the theory and concepts of design thinking. This workshop is Part 1 of our Breaking Barriers with Technology series and forms the foundation for Part 2, a practical workshop focused on using...

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Olives South Australia Culinary Competition
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

This year together with our leading sponsors, Meridian Vocational College RTO 45039 will be hosting its very first Olives South Australia Culinary Competition. A friendly competition encouraging culinary students currently enrolled to participate in enhancing your creative side and culinary flair using South Australian award winning products. It will be a great time to try...

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Try a Trade- Launceston College
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

We are having a ‘Try a Trade’ type event at Launceston College where Year 11 students have signed up to attend a workshop in our variety of VET qualifications. This is to promote VET to our current students as they begin thinking about subject choices for next year and pathways beyond that. Current VET coordinators...

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Promoting Vocational Education Pathways And Related Careers In Demand
  • Event Date: August 24th, 2021

This event is an opportunity to explore and discuss Vocational Education pathways and related careers in demand. What you will learn in this info session: How to stay abreast of job market trends and the opportunities that Vocational Education presents in the current job market Learn about real life people who have made the transition...

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AWS Technical Essentials
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

AWS Training and Certification content delivered as part of National Skills Week, builds your competence, confidence, and credibility with practical cloud skills that help you innovate and advance your professional future. AWS Digital Training offers free, on-demand courses that help you learn new cloud skills and services when and where it’s convenient for you. Whether...

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NASSSA VET Open Classes Day 3
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

For National Skills Week, and to support our students, NASSSA, in collaboration with their RTOs and trainers are offering ‘open classes’. The highly successful pilot program in 2019 led to bigger and better opportunities for our students in 2020, which will continue in 2021. Opportunities range from full day excursions into industry, full day immersion...

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Try a Trade
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

Each year Southern Cross run a number of Try A Trade days in Terms 2 and 3 for students who are interested in learning more about the range of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Courses available at the college. In total, 20 days spread over the year will be offered to students in secondary schools....

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2021 TasTAFE Online Apprenticeship Night
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

Everything you need to know about Apprenticeships! TasTAFE’ s online apprenticeship night will provide you with all the information you need to know about apprenticeships including: • Why apprenticeships are a great career option • How to get one • What employers are looking for • What you can expect during an apprenticeship • How...

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SuniTAFE Careers Day
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

Save the date for this years SuniTAFE Careers Day on the 25th of August 2021! The virtual event that runs alongside National Skills Week involves a range of Course information, course area videos, Live Q&A’s, bookable Campus tours and more! Book your campus visits at: Mildura – https://fb.me/e/2qSOwlgyR Swan Hill – https://fb.me/e/9dNltFcKk Stay tuned for...

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SuniTAFE Careers Day
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

Save the date for this years SuniTAFE Careers Day on the 25th of August 2021! The virtual event that runs alongside National Skills Week involves a range of Course information, course area videos, Live Q&A’s, bookable Campus tours and more! Book your campus visits at: Mildura – https://fb.me/e/2qSOwlgyR Swan Hill – https://fb.me/e/9dNltFcKk Stay tuned for...

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Past Years

Take a look at some of the activities, events and news held over past years for National Skills Week.

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