Posts Categorized: Media Releases

On February 19th, AEN hosted its Annual Apprenticeship Luncheon in Melbourne CBD. This year, the event welcomed over 100 guests from Group Training, TAFE organisations, industry, government, and other VET stakeholders. We want to express our gratitude to all attendees, AEN members, and sponsors for their unwavering support, as well as to the guest speakers… Read more

The Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) Victoria has welcomed the Victorian Government’s attention to the issues facing apprenticeships, VET, skills, and job perspectives in the budget released earlier today to focus on getting young people into secure, skilled work through apprenticeships and traineeships. The measures affecting apprentices and trainees in the Victorian State Budget are below…. Read more

Melbourne, Victoria: The Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) and the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) Australia were proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Apprentice Training Awards at a gala dinner at the Plaza Ballroom, Melbourne on Wednesday night. The announcement of the AEN Award winners comes following the release of the latest National Centre for… Read more

A new collaborative report from PwC, Social Ventures Australia, the Global Apprenticeship Network (Australia) and the Apprentice Employment Network (Victoria) identifies measures that are required to build an apprenticeship system that works in the modern world and remedy Australia’s chronic skills shortages. The What Will It Take report finds that young people in Australia have… Read more

The Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) wants apprentices who have lost their jobs to sign up to the Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program (RATP) so they can be matched with a new employer and go on to complete their apprenticeship training. The program, run by the AEN and funded by the Victorian Government, has successfully facilitated 262 recommencements… Read more

The Apprenticeship Employment Network is facilitating a number of employment programs to support young people back into employment through apprenticeships and traineeships. Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program Apprentices and trainees who have lost their positions as a result of the coronavirus crisis will be able to register for help in finding new employers and staying… Read more

The Victorian State budget, released today, shows the government understands the importance of the time-tested Apprenticeship model, with $52 million devoted to services delivered via GTO supporting organisations: $33 million to expand opportunities for apprentices and trainees through a flagship Big Build training pathway $19 million to introduce innovative new models for apprenticeships and traineeships,… Read more