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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

Now in its tenth year, National Skills Week aims to raise the profile and status of VET in Australia by dispelling outdated myths and showcasing the attractive career opportunities that VET can offer. This goal is more crucial now than ever, with the reskilling and upskilling of Australian workers critical to our economic recovery post-COVID-19…. Read more

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 engaged with their training. The Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program is a collaboration between the Apprenticeship Employment Network, the peak body for group training employers, and the Victorian… Read more

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

At this event, guests will hear from Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships, Hon Steve Irons MP and former member for the Australian Labour Party, Hon Jenny Macklin MP on the current and future directions of VET and apprenticeships in Australia. Come and join in the conversation on how apprenticeships and traineeships are… 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

Sian works on the Metro Tunnel Project currently doing a Certificate IV in Business with CYP D&C currently working across 2 business units in Marketing and MetroHub (training arm). She has completed her Cert III with the project earlier in the year. She chose to commence with the project doing her Certificate III in Business… Read more