‘Meet the Tradies’ – This was a night held at Trades Norwest to give prospective students a chance to
find out about trades and what might suit them.

Various Open Days – Held by TAFEs, Private Training Providers and Registered Training
Organisation’s etc. are held during and around National Skills Week to give people the opportunity to
check out campuses/facilities and to find out more information. It gives Organisation’s a chance to show
off and National Skills Week helps to promote the events.

Discover the Secret to a Successful Tradie Business – The Modern Tradie Workshop was for tradies
that wanted to learn new techniques to help them grow their business. It included morning and
afternoon tea and lunch.

CQUniversity High Tea – A chance for people to indulge in pasties, classic sandwiches and
beverages, whilst talking about what CQU has to offer.

Automotive Career Expo at MTA Training & Employment Centre – A chance for people to find out how
the industry is changing and the exciting new opportunities that await our Apprentices when they finish.

Ulladulla’s Magical Mystery Tour of Skills – The Magical Mystery Tour of Skills. The evening’s event
revolved around various vocationally skilled/trained individuals from our community collaborating in
weird and wonderful pairs. It was a vibrant and fun event to engage the local high school students in a
different way from the average career expo and show them that there are other opportunities out
through vocational training.

TasTAFE National Skills Week Cocktail Party and Student Exhibition Night – A wonderful opportunity
to celebrate students’ achievements and Tasmania’s role in providing high quality VET programs.

Skills speed network Function – A night talk on the importance of education and skills no matter what
time of the life you are living.

HVTC Skills Centre: Official Opening – National Skills Week is a great time to hold any new campus or
facility openings to gain wider exposure.

Primary Schools Cardboard Car Racing and STEM Activity Day – Approx. 300 students from four
primary schools in the Marrickville area came together at Marrickville High School for F1 cardboard
gas-car racing and STEM challenge activities run by UTS Engineering & IT student volunteers.

TAFE NSW National Skills Week Skills Showcase – The forecourt of Customs House on the
Wednesday morning during National Skills Week featured an array of TAFE NSW skills and equipment
showcasing the diversity and quality of vocational education and training.

HTN Annual Apprentice Chef Culinary Competition – This event gave any chef apprentice the
opportunity to compete in a relaxed environment whilst demonstrating their skills and learning from
each other.