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In 2016, 75% of a group of 12 year 11 students complete a 16 week MIP project.  80% of survey respondents elected to continue at school which is a great result in this area where there is high risk of early school leavers. In 2017, 11 students commenced, this years project which is spread across… Read more

A big congratulations to Aidan Grey, a 1st Year Carpentry Apprentice hosted to JB Superior Designs. Aidan kick started his employment through a MIP pre-apprenticeship course with ATEL and NSW Tafe Wagga Wagga and through his hard work and determination secured an apprenticeship. Aidan has been fortunate enough to be a recipient of the Bert… Read more

MyGateway ran a MIP in engineering and automotive with 12 participants, of which 8 go onto apprenticeships. MT Gateway’s hosts provide feedback on 9 participants attending work experience. Comments in hosts feedback include (names removed) has good rounded basic skills to be successful in the trade. is really pleasant and was keen in the workplace… Read more

Planning for a new career pathway? Are you looking for a change in careers or are you looking for work? You may want to consider an Apprenticeship or Traineeship. Apprenticeships and traineeships are an ideal way to combine paid employment and training, in a nationally recognised qualification. South East Automotive Transition Project A Victorian Government… Read more

In October 2017 the AEN hosted a study tour of the US & UAE To investigate a range of trade and apprentice training systems in the US and to better understand international trends in apprenticeships. INAP conference (innovative apprenticeships) (Washington DC) US – Community colleges (Nova, Fox, Dawson,) US – privately owned trade institutes –… Read more

On Wednesday evening this week we held our Annual Awards Dinner.  Around 120 guests attended and the night showcased some fantastic examples of young apprentices and trainees, members and staff within the Victorian GTO industry. The awards categories covered Apprentice of the Year, Trainee of the Year, Outstanding OHS Award, GTO Service Excellence Award and… Read more

Merinda commenced her traineeship with NECA after completing her year 12 studies, she commenced working at the Department of Justice and Regulation in the HR department. In a short period of time, she excelled in her role, developing excellent communication skills, & quickly adapting to a changing environment. This was her opportunity to succeed in… Read more

In 2014 Matt commenced his apprenticeship with Ai Group as a Maintenance Fitter securing a position with Nestle Uncle Toby’s in Wagaunah. He is now in the process of completing his second qualification in Engineering Fabrication. Matt has developed excellent leadership skills and is a mentor to new apprentices, he is highly regarded, and displays… Read more

Paris Panteli – Electrical Apprentice AiGroup Apprentice & Trainee Centre In his role as an electrical apprentice with Bitzer Australia, Paris is extremely proactive and has an extremely high regard for maintaining a high level of safety within the factory as well as the ongoing wellbeing of his colleagues in the workplace. Paris always ensures… Read more

‘On The Road To Work’ – Multi Industry, School Based & Pre-Apprenticeship Program This program focuses on Certificate II qualifications that had a clear pathway to apprenticeship or traineeship in areas such as building & construction, land & food,  horticulture and business services. The ATEP team have developed innovative ideas to engage participants with long… Read more