The latest news for National Skills Week

Episode 2: Jules & Bennie’s Journey to the Top
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  • August 28th, 2020

Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain...

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Episode 1: Hermiz & Dee’s Journey to the Top
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  • August 28th, 2020

Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain...

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VET in Schools Immersion Program
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  • August 27th, 2020

The NSW Department of Education as part of it committment to ensuring VET in School teachers remain current with the latest skills, trends and applications conduct immersion programs for their teachers. You can see the passion and committment in the teachers to ensuring that their students obtain the most up to date information and skills...

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NRL – Wellbeing and Education
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  • August 27th, 2020

As part of National Skills Week, the Australian NRL has created short videos from ambassadors for the NRL-VET (Vocational Education and Training) Pathways program. The NRL ambassadors, talk to us about their experience with vocational education, how it helped them both on and off the field, as well as where it has taken them in...

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Right Skills. Right Time?
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  • August 26th, 2020

    SkillsIQ is a national not-for-profit organisation supporting industry to develop standards to ensure the workforce is equipped with the right skills for jobs now and in the future. This report measures the gap between the required qualification across 400 occupations in the economy and the actual qualifications held by more than 10 million...

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Please tell us about Vocational Education. Advice to Influencers and young people.
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  • August 26th, 2020

This episode explores the experience of 3 Vocational education and Training Alumni, who have all had very different experiences and journeys with Vocational Education and Training (VET). One thing in common is they are all passionate about providing guidance and information to young people and their influencers on the opportunities and diversity in VET. We...

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Where next for skills? Upskilling to Reboot Australia
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  • August 26th, 2020

              To meet the demands of the accelerated technological change, with the added complication of border closures, business needs to shift its focus to reskilling and upskilling employees. In June PwC surveyed CFO’s around the world and found roughly half plan to make remote work a permanent option.  And 52% said...

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National Careers Institute
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  • August 26th, 2020

      The Australian Government is National Skills Weeks biggest supporter. The National Careers Institute (NCI) is a government measure that was established so that Australians have access to accurate and up to date career information and support regardless of their age and stage. It provides a single, independent and impartial government source of...

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Journey to the Top
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  • August 25th, 2020

              Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced...

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So you are thinking of a career change? Conversations on making the decision to change careers later in life.
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  • August 25th, 2020

So you are thinking of a career change? Conversations on making the decision to change careers later in life. Rekeisha  Voss-  VET Alumni, and Anthony Di Cristofaro- VET Alumni, This episode explores experience of two mature aged apprentices, Anthony Di Cristafaro and Rekeisha Voss. Anthony is the Western Australian apprentice of the year for 2019,...

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So can we just get on with the job?
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  • August 24th, 2020

Stories on success in male dominated trades Rebecca Hudson – VET Alumni, and Kathleen Fensom-  VET Alumni, This episode explores the experience of Rebecca Hudson and Kathleen Fensom, 2 women working in what is referred to as male dominated occupations. Rebecca is the WA trainee of the year 2019 and an Australian Training awards finalist....

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What is VET and will it be right for me?
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  • August 24th, 2020

VET has been the foundation of Australia’s strong and vibrant economy. It produces industry leaders, offers great diversity and career paths, supports Australia’s resources and primary industries, builds our cities and monuments, supports our Tourism and heritage and a whole lot more. To celebrate National Skills Week, career practitioners from the AIS CPRN will deliver...

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The University experience. Was it for me? Is it for you?
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  • August 21st, 2020

The University experience. Was it for me?  Is it for you? Cassandra Brown – VET Alumni, , Daniela Feldman – VET Alumni This episode explores the experience of  Cassandra Brown and  Daniela Feldman, who both experienced University  and Vocational education and Training.  They both have an amazing story to tell about the decisions they made...

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What does an apprentice look like really?
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  • August 20th, 2020

This episode explores the experience of Anthony Di Cristofaro who entered into the apprenticeship space as a mature age apprentice. Anthony speaks of the decision and his journey through the training. But it doesn’t finish there! Anthony has an amazing story to tell about the impact and change that being an apprentice has given him....

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Butchery is a powerful career not just a job
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  • August 15th, 2020

National Skills Week highlights the personally, professionally, and financially rewarding career choices available through vocational education. Meet South Australian Butcher Luke Moody, a man who set out to dispel the myths around butchery . Luke completed a butchery apprenticeship and decided that he wanted to share with the public his experience of butchery, the value...

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