Apprenticeships and traineeships key to Australia’s post COVID-19 recovery
Apprenticeship Support Australia announced as a major sponsor of National Skills Week 2021
3 August 2021 – Leading industry body, Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA) has cited the employment of apprentices and trainees as key to Australia recovering from the pandemic, while announcing its sponsorship of the upcoming federally supported, National Skills Week 2021 from 23 to 29 August.
National Skills Week encourages Australians to ‘rethink’ and explore the many vocational career pathways as Australia’s economy recovers from the pandemic. National Skills Week Chair, Brian Wexham, says, “there has never been a more pivotal time to get the message out there to job seekers and school leavers on the importance of gaining a skill, in particular apprenticeships and traineeships,” Mr Wexham said.
As commented by Lee Xavier, National General Manager of Apprenticeship Support Australia, “apprentices and trainees are the skilled workers our businesses and economy will rely on in the future, which is why investing in skills is a key focus for Australia’s economic recovery plan”.
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