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. The work and experiences that have followed him are inspiring.

We also hear from Darren Cocks – A Director of the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network on what is happening in the Apprenticeship space and what are the  emerging skills areas people could think about. Darren is an Apprentice Industry Expert!

We finish up with some insights and advice for parents, career advisers and people to get greater participation in apprenticeships and skills training.

The Journeys to Success Podcast Series is an initiative of The Australian Government and features panelists from the Australian VET Alumni and leading industry representatives.

The Australian VET Alumni Program is a national community of Vocational Education & Training (VET) graduates, registered training organisations (RTOs), VET practitioners and businesses dedicated to sharing their VET journey with Australians to encourage greater participation in VET. For more information visit the National Careers Institute website


Transcript of Podcast: What does an apprentice look like really- Journeys to Success


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