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.

Learn It. Work It. Opportunities at TAFE SA.
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

South Australia TAFE – “Learn It. Work It.” Opportunities at TAFE SA. Microsoft Teams meeting 7 – 7.30pm Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +61 8 7092 2029,,645997810#   Australia, Adelaide Phone Conference ID: 645 997 810#

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Western Sydney Careers On Tomorrow
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

On Wednesday, 25th August, Training Services NSW are running a webinar in conjunction with CathWest Innovation College. Industry experts from CPB Contractors, Salesforce, Robycs Technology, Academy of Entrepreneurs, Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT and Westmead Hospital will speak about emerging employment trends post COVID-19 and how young people can become prepared for the careers of tomorrow. We are closing with...

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Newstead College hair and makeup competitions
  • Event Date: August 25th, 2021

Students studying Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics are entering a make-up competition on the 25th of August to coincide with National Skills Week. They will create a RUNWAY look. This will involve an hour and a half to design and apply a make-up look and then half an hour to create the total runway look....

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Try a Trade- Launceston College
  • Event Date: August 25th, 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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Block Chain Technologies – Future employability skills and related technologies.
  • Event Date: August 26th, 2021

National Skills Week runs aims to raise awareness about opportunities and pathways for elite athletes and high performance staff through Vocational Education and Training (VET). The AIS have partnered with SkillsOne and TAFE Directors Australia on a range of activities and online sessions.   QLD TAFE are running a session on Block Chain Technologies and...

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Worldskills National Championship and Skills Show
  • Event Date: August 26th, 2021

The National Championships is Australia’s biggest vocational education and excellence competition. Over three days at Skills Show Australia, selected Regional competitors are flown from around the country to showcase and benchmark their skills on the national stage competing against their industry peers from around the country. Get ready to witness greatness, discover potential, and explore...

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Free Parent Webinar: How to help your child find VET opportunities
  • Event Date: August 26th, 2021

Is your child looking for something different at school or beyond? There are lots of vocational education and training opportunities for young people that they can combine with their school studies, that can lead to careers, further training, work and university, including things like school based apprenticeships in everything from agriculture to IT. They offer...

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How to help your child find VET opportunities
  • Event Date: August 26th, 2021

Is your child looking for something different at school or beyond? There are lots of vocational education and training opportunities for young people that they can combine with their school studies, that can lead to careers, further training, work and university, including things like school based apprenticeships in everything from agriculture to IT. They offer...

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NASSSA VET Open Classes Day 4
  • Event Date: August 26th, 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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Skillswest Career Expo- Perth
  • Event Date: August 26th, 2021

Western Australias’s largest Careers & Employment Event. The Expo will host over 80 organisations and employers with career opportunities for all ages. The event is for school students, parents, graduates, job seekers, people looking for courses and workers seeking new training options. The Expo is packed with Free advice, you can… Talk with over 80...

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Tech Central
  • Event Date: August 27th, 2021

Tech Central is set to create Australia’s very own Silicon Valley with a vibrant innovation and technology precinct in heart of Sydney’s CBD. This new vision will see Sydney become the home of the biggest technology hub of its kind in Australia. The latest and one-of-a-kind precinct will be anchored by tech giant Atlassian, who...

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Worldskills National Championship and Skills Show
  • Event Date: August 27th, 2021

The National Championships is Australia’s biggest vocational education and excellence competition. Over three days at Skills Show Australia, selected Regional competitors are flown from around the country to showcase and benchmark their skills on the national stage competing against their industry peers from around the country. Get ready to witness greatness, discover potential, and explore...

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NASSSA VET Open Classes Day 5
  • Event Date: August 27th, 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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Skillswest Career Expo- Perth
  • Event Date: August 27th, 2021

Western Australias’s largest Careers & Employment Event. The Expo will host over 80 organisations and employers with career opportunities for all ages. The event is for school students, parents, graduates, job seekers, people looking for courses and workers seeking new training options. The Expo is packed with Free advice, you can… Talk with over 80...

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2021 South Australian Training Awards Recognition Event
  • Event Date: August 27th, 2021

For the first time in the program’s history, the 2021 South Australian Training Awards presentation will be livestreamed. Presented by the South Australian Skills Commission, and supported by Collaboration Partners MEGT and Mas, the program celebrates the achievements of the state’s best and brightest students, trainers, training providers, schools and employers. In 2021, there will...

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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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