Federal Government announces business incentives in a bid to create 80,000 new apprenticeships
Following the recent Federal Budget announcement by the Treasurer, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, the Government will commit over $525 million to ensure Australia's vocational education and training (VET) sector delivers critical skills for our future.
Apprenticeship Support Australia partners with Apprenticeship Careers Australia to upskill young workers in pipeline project
Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA) has assisted its clients, John Holland and MPC Group, in the development and construction of the 270km Wentworth to Broken Hill Pipeline Project, which is due to be completed early this year.
Have you taken advantage of the key NSW initiatives to boost business and apprenticeships?
As of 1 July 2018, the NSW Government has introduced new a ‘fee-free’ apprenticeships program, which will remove upfront training costs for both apprentices and employers under the Smart and Skilled Program. These changes ensure that employers across the state have every opportunity to skill the staff they need for a successful business.
Female Jerilderie Carpenter Wins Big and Changes Industry Norms
Helene Mortlock always wanted to do an apprenticeship when she was in her teens; sadly it was her gender that held her back. “Apprenticeships were not particularly well-humoured because I was a girl… so I was encouraged to study architecture at university,” says Helene.