National Skills Week Kicks Off With A Bang
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  • August 28th, 2017

Today marks the start of the seventh consecutive year celebrating National Skills Week, Australia’s pinnacle week for promoting vocational education and training (VET).  Around the country this week, vocational Alumni will be celebrated and their stories profiled in recognition of the week. Hundreds of events will take place nationally during the week, held to acknowledge...

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Vocational Training For Any Age At Any Stage
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  • August 22nd, 2017

National Skills Week, Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET), will be celebrated across the country on 28 August- 03 September.  The week promotes the variety of pathways available through apprenticeships, traineeships, and vocational learning. VET Alumni, with a range in career stories, from those entering the work force, to those retraining...

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Industry Collaboration Celebrated in National Skills Week
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  • August 20th, 2017

National Skills Week, Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET), will be celebrated across the country on 28 August – 3 September.  The week promotes the many varied pathways available through apprenticeships, traineeships, and vocational learning.  Importantly the week aims to highlight the positive outcomes of the vocational sector, and shine a...

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National Skills Week 2016 – THAT’S A WRAP!
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  • October 23rd, 2016

National Skills Week has wrapped for its sixth consecutive year with unprecedented success! The week was launched nationally on Wednesday 24th August, at the Queen Victoria Night Markets in Melbourne by the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills. Widespread state and territory launches followed throughout the week in a drive...

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NEW VIDEO SERIES SUPPORTING TEACHERS, WORK PLACEMENT AND HOW BEST TO HELP PREPARE STUDENTS
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  • September 19th, 2016

The NSW Department of Education in conjunction with SkillsOne Television has produced Work Placement, Are You Ready? a series of five videos. The video series supports and assists teachers in improving their understanding of Work Placement, its benefits to the community and importantly the students. View first-hand accounts from employers and teachers on their experiences...

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2016 NSW Launch of National Skills Week
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  • September 15th, 2016

National Skills Week 2016 was launched in NSW on Monday 29th August at Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College (SCCVC) in Burwood, by the Hon John Barilaro MP, NSW Minister for Regional Development, Skills & Small Business. Founder of National Skills Week and SkillsOne CEO, Brian Wexham hosted the event, which enjoyed speaking appearances by Principal...

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2016 Tasmanian Launch of National Skills Week
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  • September 8th, 2016

The Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP Tasmanian Minister for Education and Training officially launched National Skills Week in Tasmania at a private cocktail function at TasTAFE on August 31. The evening’s proceedings celebrated the many skills and trades that make up the state, and discourse encourged more people to choose a VET study pathway. SkillsOne General...

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Australian Training Awards Alumni Speakers for National Skills Week 2016
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  • September 8th, 2016

National Skills Week 2016 saw eleven Australian Training Awards Alumni speak at National Skills Week state launch events and in high schools across the country to promote Vocational Education and Training and their success within the sector. Each Alumni spoke about their journey through the Australian Training Awards, their passion and commitment for the sector...

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2016 Queensland Launch of National Skills Week
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  • September 7th, 2016

The Queensland launch of National Skills Week 2016 was held on Wednesday 31st August, at The Courier Mail, News Corp Australia in Brisbane. The night featured creative displays by students and staff from TAFE Queensland, showcasing music, virtual reality and hospitality. The evening was hosted by Brian Wexham founder of National Skills Week and attended...

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