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This week we released our “Hire Education” apprenticeship policy paper, where we highlight some of the issues our members face. Apprenticeships and Traineeships are struggling in Australia. Commencement numbers have been falling for the past four years and completion rates remain stubbornly low. However Australia’s need for skilled workers continues to grow. AEN believes that… Read more

The Apprenticeship and Traineeship Taskforce was launched earlier today by Minister Gayle Tierney MP, Minister for Training and Skills following the State Government’s commitment to apprentices and trainees in the 2017/18 Victorian Budget. The aims of the Apprenticeships and Traineeship Taskforce are to: consider the opportunities and barriers relating to the uptake of apprenticeships and… Read more

Apprenticeship Employment Network held their 2016 Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday 17 November at Waterfront Venues, Docklands where apprentices, trainees, GTO’s and staff throughout Victoria were acknowledged for their outstanding efforts and contribution to apprenticeships and traineeships in Australia. Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) is Victoria’s largest apprentice and trainee employer network with their members securing… Read more

Greg Hogan for G-Force Employment Solutions takes out the AEN 2016 Apprentice of the Year Award at the Apprenticeship Employment Network Annual Awards Dinner held tonight at Waterfront Venue Docklands. Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) is Victoria’s largest apprentice and trainee employer network with their members securing employment for 150,000 apprentices and trainees over the last… Read more

Local Geelong trainee Ashley Hall, awarded the 2016 Apprenticeship Employment Network Trainee of the Year Award at the AEN Annual Industry Awards Dinner Thursday 17 November at Waterfront Venues, Docklands. Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) is Victoria’s largest apprentice and trainee employer network with their members securing employment for 150,000 apprentices and trainees over the last… Read more

Skillinvest’s, Robin Kuhne, receives 2016 Group Training Service Excellence Award at Apprenticeship Employment Network Annual Industry Awards Dinner at Waterfront Venues Docklands Thursday 17 November. Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) is Victoria’s largest apprentice and trainee employer network with their members securing employment for 150,000 apprentices and trainees over the last 30 years. Their awards ceremony… Read more

Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) is launching a new campaign, the Apprentice Video Competition, this Thursday 6 October at the 2016 Worldskills Australia National Competition, Melbourne Showgrounds to highlight apprenticeship opportunities in Australia. AEN is Victoria’s largest apprentice and trainee employer network with their members securing employment for 150,000 apprentices and trainees over the last 30… Read more

This week AEN opened our nominations for this year’s annual industry awards. The awards recognise the outstanding achievements of our members, staff, apprentices and trainees within the Victorian GTO industry. The awards will be presented as part of our annual dinner being held on Thursday 17 November at the Waterfront venue, Docklands. Awards include: Australian… Read more