2017 TAS Launch of National Skills Week
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  • September 5th, 2017

National Skills Week 2017 was launched in TAS on Thursday 24th August at TAS TAFE Drysdale House, by the Hon. Matthew Groom MP, Minister for State Growth, Minister for Energy, Minister for Environment and Parks, Acting Attorney-General and Acting Minister for Justice in the Tasmanian Government. Founder of National Skills Week and SkillsOne CEO, Brian...

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2017 NSW Launch of National Skills Week
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  • September 4th, 2017

National Skills Week 2017 was launched in NSW on Wednesday 30th August at Lendlease Harbourside Room in Barangaroo, by The Hon. John Barilaro MP, NSW Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional Development NSW, Skills & Small Business. Founder of National Skills Week and SkillsOne CEO, Brian Wexham hosted the event, which enjoyed speaking appearances by TAFE...

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Skills & Thrills at Panthers Penrith, 2017
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  • September 4th, 2017

In August 2017 the Skills and Thrills careers showcase was presented in conjunction with the Western Sydney Apprenticeship & Traineeship Expo, with the aim to encourage students to undertake vocational education and training (VET) as an entry to a successful career path. Performances and speaking appearances by INXS lead singer Ciaran Gribbin, guitarist Peter Northcote,...

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Heroes of Traditional Trades Photographic Competition 2017
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  • September 1st, 2017

As part of National Skills Week 2017 (August 28th – September 3rd, 2017), a digital photographic ‘Heroes of Traditional Trades’ competition was held to celebrate skills in traditional trades, crafts or other practices that contribute to the physical conservation of heritage places in Australia. The competition was instigated by Australia ICOMOS, the national body representing...

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Heroes of Traditional Trades Photographic Competition 2017
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  • September 1st, 2017

As part of National Skills Week 2017 (August 28th – September 3rd, 2017), a digital photographic ‘Heroes of Traditional Trades’ competition was held to celebrate skills in traditional trades, crafts or other practices that contribute to the physical conservation of heritage places in Australia. The competition was instigated by Australia ICOMOS, the national body representing...

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That’s A Wrap! National Skills Week Concludes For 2017
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  • August 31st, 2017

National Skills Week 2017, Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET), concludes for another a year. The week saw celebrations across the country promoting the breadth of career pathways available through apprenticeships, traineeships, and vocational learning.  Success stories of VET Alumni, were celebrated far and wide, in events throughout the week. “This...

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Changing Careers Through VET
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  • August 30th, 2017

National Skills Week, Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET), is currently being celebrated across the country (28 August- 03 September), promoting the many varied pathways available through apprenticeships, traineeships, and vocational learning. Hundreds of events are taking place, including events such as The Gordon Girls Big Day Out, held by The...

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Australian Training Awards Winners & Finalists Celebrated
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  • August 18th, 2017

August 18 marks the 10-day count-down to National Skills Week, Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET).  Celebrated across the country on 28 August- 03 September, the week promotes the many varied pathways available through apprenticeships, traineeships, and vocational learning. “National Skills Week is, a week in which we celebrate the achievements...

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Manufacturing Careers Still In Demand
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  • August 17th, 2017

Technology is creating vast changes in the world of work.  With the modernisation of industry, the move from manufacturing to consumerism and a shift in global market operations, industrial processes are less common. It is however impossible to overlook the place of industrial workers, industrial processes and industrial organisations. Workers all over the world provide...

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Career Changers Celebrated in National Skills Week
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  • August 15th, 2017

Upcoming National Skills Week, Australia’s pinnacle week celebrating vocational education and training (VET), provides an opportunity to encourage Australians to think about careers across a range of vocational sectors. Celebrated on August 28th– September 03rd, National Skills Week will celebrate a breath of career opportunities that provide career satisfaction and long term stability. One such...

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Career Change Provides Sweet Success
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  • August 13th, 2017

National Skills Week held from 28 August to 3 September, is Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET) and provides the perfect opportunity to shine a light on careers in the commercial cookery, baking and patisserie sectors of the foodie world, as a pathway to a successful career for Australians of any...

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Seniors Festival Shines Spotlight on Aged Care Careers
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  • August 11th, 2017

The Victorian Seniors Festival, provides the opportunity for older Victorians to explore programs, services, events, activities and connect with people of all ages and backgrounds and to celebrate with their community. Held in upcoming October, the 35th Victorian Seniors Festival, is celebrated with 2,500 free or low cost events for the 150,000 older Victorians, their...

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International Youth Day Celebrates Agents of Change
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  • August 8th, 2017

There is a growing recognition that as agents of change, young people are critical in conflict prevention and sustaining peace. International Youth Day 2017, celebrated on 11th August 2017 is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace. Social inclusion for youth, including...

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