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On Thursday morning last week Minister Steve Herbert also toured the train manufacturer Alstom while in Ballarat. During the visit the Minister presented a number of certificates of appreciation including; Ballarat secondary college for establishing a school based engineering apprenticeship with BGT and Alstom 6 Alstom employees that provided mentoring support to BGT apprentices Congratulations… Read more

The AEN held its Mid-year State Conference on the 16th and 17th of June at the Mercure in Ballarat. With a turn-out representing the greater majority of members, a range of Government officials and industry experts, the event proved to be a great success. The event’s proceedings were kicked off by the Minister for Skills… Read more

Earlier today Senator, the Honourable Scott Ryan, Minister of Vocational Education and Skills announced $6.8 million in Commonwealth funding for a new multi-industry school based and pre-apprenticeship pilot project for the Apprenticeship Employment Network at the MEGT Ringwood Trade Skills Centre. The Apprenticeship Employment Network is the peak industry body representing not for profit group… Read more

The Apprenticeship Employment Network is proud to be a sponsor of the Victorian Employer Award for Apprentice Development at the 2016 Victorian Training Awards.  This event recognises entrants for their outstanding achievements and provides for an increased profile and networking opportunities. Nominations for the 2016 Victorian Training Awards opened at 9am on Monday 21 March… Read more

On Thursday this week the Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, officially opened nominations for the 2016 State Training Awards, which are now in their 62nd year. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of Vocational Education and Training (VET) students, teachers, employers and training providers, and recognise collaboration and innovation in the training system…. Read more

Earlier today the Hon. Steve Herbert, Minister for Training and Skills attended the annual Apprenticeship luncheon with leading organisations from Victorian group training organisations, TAFE institutes and employment agencies. Group Training Association of Victoria (GTAV) chair Mr Dean Luciani officially launched the new brand – Apprenticeship Employment Network. “During the past 30 years our members… Read more

On Wednesday evening this week GTAV held its Annual Awards Dinner, AGM and celebrated its 30 Year Anniversary. Over the past 30 years Victorian GTOs have employed over 150,000 apprentices and trainees across a wide range of industry sectors We would like to thank our MC and guest speakers: Peter Tressider – Australian Super Chris… Read more

On the 29th of October 2015 the Victorian Government announced changes to the Back to Work Scheme that provides for generous financial incentives to eligible employers. The Back to Work Scheme: Encourages and supports ongoing employment growth in Victoria. Provides targeted financial assistance. Assists with the costs associated with hiring and train. Andrew Hosken, Branch… Read more

At the age of 16, Symantha McGrath was a young school drop out, hanging around with “the wrong crowd” after growing up in a very unstable environment. As a child Symantha had no adult role models or peers that were in any form of employment, key adults around her were drug affected, and as a… Read more