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From AGA Apprenticeships Plus, Nicholas Wu is working on the Metro Tunnel project in conjunction with CYP. To say Nicholas has had the perfect life is furthest from the truth, Nicholas has overcome many barriers to be in the current position. Just to name a few, Nicholas suffers from Mental Health, Autism and has only… Read more

Michael Bellamy commenced his journey in the group training sector in July 1988, when he joined the then emerging Wimmera and Grampians Group Training Company (which later became WorkCo and is now known as Skillinvest). Being only the 3rd member of the team, Mike quickly established himself as a networker, sharing his passion for the… Read more

This year we received a record number of 52 nominations for our awards including 17 nominations for apprentice of the year and 14 nominations for trainee of the year. This highlights the great work many GTOs are doing and the high calibre of our youth. Congratulations and best of luck to all the to all… Read more

On Thursday this week, the AEN and GAN Australia held their inaugural meeting where industry leaders representing large employers from the private sector, federal and state government, TAFE, group training and the not-for-profit sector gathered to discuss current issues and promote best practices on two complex issues that we face: Skills for Business – attracting… 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

What is PowerPass Apprentice? PowerPass Apprentice has been designed just for apprentices. It allows access to all the great benefits that Bunnings Trade PowerPass customers receive, but without having to wait until completion of an apprenticeship. Some of the benefits are, Access to PowerPass offers on a wide range of trade products Invitations to trade… 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