Heroes of Traditional Trades Photographic Competition 2017
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  • June 20th, 2017

Australia ICOMOS, in conjunction with National Skills Week, SkillsOne Television, the National Trust of South Australia and the International Specialised Skills Institute, is holding a digital photographic ‘Heroes of Traditional Trades’ competition to record individuals involved with traditional trades, crafts or other practices. At a time when there is concern about the gradual loss of...

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Recognition of VET Alumni members throughout Refugee Week
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  • June 19th, 2017

In recognition of Refugee Week, SkillsOne celebrates the career success of two notable vocational education and training [VET] achievers, Jane Alia and Francine Ikirezi    National VET Alumni member and finalist in the 2012 Australian Training Awards’ Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year Award, Jane Alia, arrived in Australia as a refugee from Uganda as...

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Heroes of Traditional Trades (HOTT) 2017
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  • June 16th, 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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Maritime Serves Up the Latest Catch in Careers
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  • June 9th, 2017

Celebrated in the first week of June, World Oceans Day provides a focal point for Australians to think about careers within the maritime and seafood industry. Careers with a focus on environmental sustainability and hands on learning will profiled in the lead up to National Skills Week, Australia’s primary week to celebrate vocational education and...

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Connecting Careers to the Great Outdoors
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  • June 7th, 2017

With the month of June celebrating both World Environment Day and Great Outdoors Month, there has never been a better time for Australians to think about environmentally focused careers in the lead up to Australia’s pinnacle week for celebrating vocational education and training (VET), National Skills Week. “Horticulture and agriculture sectors require professionals that are...

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Skills & Thrills Careers Showcase – Coming to a Town Near You!
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  • May 2nd, 2017

The Skills and Thrills Careers Showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the screen with a dynamic and informative film promoting Vocational Education and Training (VET). The careers film will express ways students can connect their passion to a successful career and encourages students to recognise VET as an equal career pathway...

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Inspiring the Future Australia
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  • April 24th, 2017

“95% of young people would like employers to be more involved in providing advice and guidance about careers and jobs.” Broaden the horizons of young people with Inspiring the Future. Young people in Australia have a wealth of career options at their fingertips, but do they really know what’s out there? For the last 5...

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JUMP ON BOARD National Skills Week 2017
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  • March 20th, 2017

August 28th – September 3rd, 2017 Vocational Education and Training (VET) offers a wide variety of qualifications, opening up an array of extensive career opportunities and pathways for young Australian’s. WE NEED YOUR HELP! We need to encourage more students to consider VET pathways and the best way to do so is by showcasing the...

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National Skills Week 2017, MORE THAN YOU KNOW
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  • February 20th, 2017

National Skills Week (NSWk) is the focal point for the promotion of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training sector (VET). Each year the week continues to celebrate and inform students and the wider public of the diversity and career pathways available through VET. The week, (August 28th – September 3rd, 2017) will communicate the emerging trends...

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How can you get your students involved in National Skills Week 2017?
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  • January 16th, 2017

Inspire your students to discover and use their talent through quality vocational education and convince others of its real value to individuals and society. Here are some helpful tips for schools and careers advisers on how you can get invovled and celebrate this National Skills Week: Invite an Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador to speak – www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au/story...

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ACPET MEMBERS CATALOGUE – 2017 EDITION
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  • November 23rd, 2016

Finding a quality education, training or higher education private training provider, has never been easier! The ACPET Catalogue is the perfect online tool for students, parents and career advisers, making the search that much easier… The new addition of the ACPET Catalogue for 2017 launches today, for students, parents and careers advisers to gain up to date...

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NATIONAL SKILLS WEEK DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017
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  • October 23rd, 2016

August 28th – September 3rd, 2017 National Skills Week is the focal point for the promotion of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It seeks to improve the standing and image of VET while highlighting the talents, diversity, benefits and career pathways associated with VET. The central thrust of National Skills Week is that...

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