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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

During the 1980’s John Nathan was employed in the Victorian Public Service in the Department of Labour and Industry (DLI). He was part of the team responsible for planning, devising and implementation of Group Apprenticeships in Victoria. In the early stages, GTOs were viewed as a job creation and a response to the rapidly changing… Read more

  Apprenticeships declining as the need for Australian skilled workers continues to grow. Melbourne – 4 March 2019 – Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) today announced it has joined Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN).  GAN brings together businesses to identify skill shortages where the apprenticeship model can help young people fulfill these shortfalls.  The move will support… Read more