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AGA SEAT Program AGA have utilised the South East Automotive Transition program and the back to work funding to develop an apprenticeship model to eliminate the barriers to employing retrenched automotive workers into apprenticeships and traineeships across the south east region of Melbourne. The “AGA SEAT” program has employed over 30 retrenched auto workers to… Read more

Glenormiston Agriculture Employment Program Westvic Staffing Solutions secured State Government funding to support the employment of a minimum 10 dairy trainees, manage their training at Glenormiston Agriculture College and as required rotate them to dairy enterprises in South West Victoria. Westvic Staffing Solutions sought funding to support the dairy industry in South West Victoria while… Read more

This year AEN received a record number of entries for our annual awards. The 2018 AEN Annual Award finalists are: ATOA Apprentice of the Year – Sponsored by Australian Super Winner receives $250 gift card Trainee of the Year – Sponsored by VicSuper Winner receives $250 gift card STAR (Stop Taking A Risk) Apprentice/Trainee OHS… Read more

On Monday 8 October, Holmesglen Institute hosted a group of international delegates at their Chadstone campus, where they were given a site tour of the apprenticeship training facilities and provided with a few presentations on pre-apprenticeships, group training and best practices in collaboration with industry. This tour is part of the larger World Federation of… Read more

Earlier today the AEN submitted its response for comment on the Draft Labour Hire Licensing Regulations 2018: The Apprentice Employment Network (AEN) is the peak industry body representing Group Training Organisations (GTOs) across Victoria. AEN’s purpose is to support members and Government to achieve skilled and sustainable employment and training for the wider community. Within… Read more

Nominations for the 2018 AEN Annual Awards have now opened. Each year AEN present a number of awards to recognise the great work apprentices, trainees, GTOs and their staff do across the State. The awards will be presented as part of our annual dinner being held on Thursday 22 November at Pelican’s Landing, Williamstown.  … Read more

Earlier today the Victorian Skills Commissioner – Mr Neil Coulson, toured the facilities at Patterson Cheney in Dandenong and presented certificates to 18 local apprentices all working in the automotive sector. Patterson Cheney has been in business for more than 100 years and employs over 600 people in Melbourne.  Patterson Cheney currently have 16 apprentices… Read more

At this year’s Apprenticeships Luncheon, AEN acknowledged former Minister for Vocational Training and Skills the Hon. Steve Herbert with an AEN Lifetime Achievement award for his 30+ years of service to the education sector. During his time as a Government Minister, Steve Herbert significantly shaped and transformed Victoria’s training and International education system; implementing major… Read more