Category Archives: School Based Apprenticeships

Live Learn Earn – new initiatives for Young People plus Australian Apprenticeships

By | School Based Apprenticeships, Skills, Vocational Education and Training, Workforce Development, Youth | One Comment

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP has announced two new programs for young unemployed people:

  • $38 million for Training for Employment Scholarship
  • 3000 places Youth Employment Pathways programmes

With a total of $44 million all up for both initiatives as well as $200 million/year for a new Australian Apprenticeship Support Network to lift apprenticeship completion rates

“Every space in skills, training, group training and Apprenticeships will become more competitive”, says The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP.

There is more reform to come, maybe even a name change to something like the Australian Industry Skills System where employer, industry, employment services and Registered Training Organisation partnerships will be key.

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School Based Apprentice wins 3 awards

By | School Based Apprenticeships, Vocational Education and Training, Workforce Development | No Comments

This week our School Based Apprentice Jessica received a letter from the Department of Education, Australian Government advising that she has been awarded an Australian Vocational Student Prize for 2013.

The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Assistant Minister for Education who is awarding the certificate and prize will soon be receiving a personalised video from Jessica.

School Based Apprenticeship prize winner



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