Posts By: AEN

On the 12th of March the AEN and GAN Australia held their Annual Apprenticeship Luncheon with over 130 guests from Group Training, TAFE and other VET stakeholders at the iconic MCG in Melbourne. Guests heard from Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships, Hon. Steve Irons, who gave keynote on the Federal Government’s investment… Read more

GAN Australia cautions against short term solutions The Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) Australia’s Executive Director, Gary Workman, has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of $1.27b in funding available until 30 September 2020 to small businesses retaining apprentices and trainees. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships Steve Irons made the announcement to leading industry… Read more

The Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) and Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) Australia celebrates the achievements of apprentices, trainees and group training organisations at annual gala dinner Melbourne, Victoria: On Friday 6 December, the winners of the 2019 Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) and Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) Australia Awards were announced during a gala dinner at Parliament… Read more

The Victorian VET sector’s night of nights – the 65th Victorian Training Awards – was held on Friday night last week with finalists and winners recognised across 14 categories, including awards for individual students and teachers, employers, training providers and industry collaboration. Minister for Training and Skills, the Hon. Gayle Tierney congratulated the winners and… Read more

Looks forward to working together to create a strong VET program 27 May 2019 – Melbourne – Global Apprenticeship Network Australia (GAN Australia) and Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) has congratulated The Hon Dan Tehan MP on his reappointment as Education Minister and The Hon Steve Irons MP on his new appointment to the Cabinet as… Read more

Looks forward to working with Government to widen Australia’s apprenticeship system to match international best practice 20 May 2019 – Melbourne – Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) has congratulated Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal and National Coalition on its successful re-election to Federal Government. AEN looks forward to continuing to work with Government to… Read more

Apprenticeship Employment Network and Global Apprenticeship Network Australia Welcomes Budget Package for Apprenticeships and Vocational Education Boosted incentives for identified skills shortages will address the disconnect between training and employment outcomes Cash incentive for businesses will encourage them to invest in training up new apprentices Opportunities exist to widen the apprenticeship system to match international… Read more

  Apprenticeships declining as the need for Australian skilled workers continues to grow. Melbourne – 4 March 2019 – Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) today announced it has joined Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN).  GAN brings together businesses to identify skill shortages where the apprenticeship model can help young people fulfill these shortfalls.  The move will support… Read more

The Youth Career Program Best Practice Guide has been developed from the experiences of the Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN), Group Training Organisations (GTOs), Youth, Schools and Employers who have been involved in over 170 “multi-industry pilot” programs during 2016-18. The guide covers a range of topics to support local stakeholders to continue to work with… Read more

This year’s theme is – Better engagement with industry to improve youth employment At this event, guests will hear from the Victorian Government on the Victorian VET system and industry leaders as they discuss their views on how Apprenticeships and Traineeships are being utilised globally as a solution to youth unemployment as well as meeting… Read more