May 02, 2019
The Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for the vocational education and training sector. The awards recognise and reward individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.
Apr 03, 2019
2019-2020 Budget announcement - Skills package
Extension of Implementation Date for New Trainer and Assessor Credential Requirements to 1 July 2019
Mar 29, 2019
Updated credential requirements for trainers and assessors set out in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015 were due to take effect on 1 April 2019, bringing the requirements in line with 2016 changes to the Training and Education Training Package. In response to this feedback, Skills Ministers agreed to delay the introduction of these requirements to 1 July 2019, so that trainers and assessors can continue to train while undertaking gap training for a further three months.
Feb 25, 2019
From 1 January 2019 the VET Student Loan Ombudsman in the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman will be the primary contact point for any person who believes that they have a VET FEE-HELP debt which they should not have.
Feb 11, 2019
The Department of Education and Training will release Request for Quotations for the procurement of evaluation services for eleven categories of the Australian Training Awards in June 2019.
Feb 11, 2019
The Australian Information Industry Association’s (AIIA) iAwards program has unearthed outstanding Australian innovation for over 25 years.
Feb 04, 2019
Now in its 25th year, the Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector.
Dec 21, 2018
From 1 January 2019 the Privacy Notice and Student Declaration at Schedule 1 of the National VET Data Policy is changing.
Nov 30, 2018
The survey aims to understand workforce issues and skills needs across industries.
Nov 30, 2018
he Australian Government has commissioned an independent review of the vocational education and training (VET) sector
Nov 26, 2018
Skills for Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work with Conocer to map skills and training carried out in Mexico
Nov 20, 2018
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has announced the winners of its 2018 “Community Education Student of the Year” Awards.
Nov 19, 2018
On 15 November 2018, more than 750 people gathered in Sydney at the International Convention Centre to celebrate the the sector’s finest graduates, trainers and employers at the Australian Training Awards.
Oct 31, 2018
The second round of the Australian Government’s Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship (RRES) program is now open for applications.
Oct 29, 2018
Australian Jobs is currently under review to ensure it continues to match the needs and expectations of its readers.
Oct 17, 2018
The Department of Education and Training anticipates it will release an RFT for the procurement of assessment services from Australian Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in quarter 2 of the 2018/19 financial year.
Oct 03, 2018
If your business, or one that you know, is benefiting from the skills of our highly-trained and capable veterans, submit a nomination before 29 November 2019!
Sep 03, 2018
Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash launched 2018 National Skills Week at William Blue College of Hospitality and Management in Sydney last week...
Aug 27, 2018
Celebrating real skills for real careers with 2018 National Skills Week
Jul 25, 2018
A series of Industry Skills Forums around the country will be hosted by prominent journalist and author Kerry O'Brien. The Forums will feature panel discussions about future skilling in an age of digital transformation and new thinking about jobs and careers.
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Privacy Webinar by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner – Registrations Open
Jul 25, 2018
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) will be hosting a webinar for RTOs on 7 August 2018 at 12pm AEST.
Jul 17, 2018
Recently, various NRL VET Ambassadors visited Groote Eylandt as part of the new Bush Fit Mob program.
Jul 17, 2018
The new-look Skills@Work Newsletter has been redesigned with a fresh style
Jul 05, 2018
The Department of Education & Training is actively seeking feedback on possibilities for improvements to Training.gov.au.
Jun 29, 2018
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training (the department) advises that the Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) has closed from 1 July 2018.
Jun 25, 2018
Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors gathered today at Parliament House for a roundtable event to share their experiences in the vocational education and training sector.
Jun 25, 2018
What do cloud computing, jewellery and restaurant service all have in common? They were all competition categories at this year’s WorldSkills Australia National Championships!
Jun 04, 2018
The National Industry Insights Report combines industry intelligence from the AISC’s network of 64 Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) with broader labour market and training data.
May 30, 2018
From 1998, when New Apprenticeship Centres were first opened, to today over 2.5 million Australian Apprentices have completed their training.
May 29, 2018
The National Student Outcomes Survey, Australia’s largest survey of vocational education and training (VET) students, has expanded again, and this year NCVER will contact over 800 000 people who completed training in 2017 to participate in the survey.
May 21, 2018
Don’t miss out! The 2018 Australian Training Awards direct entry category applications close on 31 May 2018.
May 14, 2018
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training (the department) advises that the Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) will close down from 1 July 2018.
Apr 26, 2018
Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), John Pollaers, is urging employers, employee representatives and industry experts to have their say on the membership of a new Naval Shipbuilding Industry Reference Committee (IRC).
Apr 23, 2018
The real skills for real careers Australian Apprenticeships forum is a chance for industry leaders, training organisations, employers and apprentices to come together to exchange ideas and work on the challenges facing the sector.
Apr 20, 2018
This annual survey provides information on employment outcomes, training satisfaction, and the benefits and relevance of training.
Apr 20, 2018
SkillsIQ is in the process of developing draft 2018 Industry Skills Forecasts.
Apr 17, 2018
Two projects are underway to review qualifications, skill sets and units of competency for the seafood and aquaculture industry. Skills Impact is seeking industry feedback on the current and existing qualifications, skill sets and units that will be reviewed as part of each project.
Apr 11, 2018
During April this year, the Australian tourism, food and beverage and vocational education and training (VET) sectors were the highlight of Vietnam with the third annual 2018 Taste of Australia summit.
Apr 05, 2018
On 5 April 2018 the Department of Education and Training was advised by Mask Academy of their decision to close.
Apr 03, 2018
The Naval Shipbuilding College will collaborate with key education and industry providers to ensure Australia can increase the size and skill level of the naval shipbuilding and sustainment workforce we need
Mar 26, 2018
From the first battle of Bullecourt, to self-sacrifice and the conscription referendum, some of Australia’s brightest young historians have been exploring the history of World War 1 as part of one of the country’s most prestigious history competitions.
Mar 22, 2018
“Footy fans from all over Australia will be inspired by their AFL hero’s personal success stories which exemplify the diverse range of opportunities available through VET,” Minister Andrews said.
Mar 14, 2018
“Bringing about real change requires a whole of community and industry effort,” Prof Pollaers said.
Mar 13, 2018
Dr Anitza Geneve has been awarded the 2018 Fulbright Professional Scholar in Vocational Education & Training (VET).
Mar 09, 2018
The NT Training Awards are a prestigious celebration of excellence in VET, recognising the achievements of Territory individuals, businesses and training providers across the VET sector.
Mar 07, 2018
The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) recently launched an interactive, user-friendly search tool to help people find out when training package work is scheduled for their industry.
Mar 05, 2018
Gemma Hartwig’s earliest recollections are of tinkering away on machinery at the family farm in Dalby. Ms Hartwig secured an apprenticeship with a local company and was able to finish school and fast track her career.
Mar 01, 2018
Industry 4.0 Industry Reference Committee to give students the skills of the future.
Feb 22, 2018
Nominations are now open for the 2018 SA Training Awards, which are the State’s peak awards for Vocational Education and Training.
Feb 21, 2018
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, is attending the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers in Fiji, which will examine the role of education in promoting resilient communities and economies.
Feb 16, 2018
In May 2017, the Australian Government announced the Better Alignment of Student Payments measure.
Feb 06, 2018
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training has released discussion papers on unduly short courses and training product reform...
Jan 31, 2018
Over 40,000 apprentices in industries undergoing structural change are set to benefit from intensive support in their first two years of training.
Jan 19, 2018
The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has approved three new projects for the seafood, aquaculture and wild catch industry.
Jan 19, 2018
The IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work identify skills gaps and emerging skills needs within industry and determine whether there is a need to change training packages (i.e. units of competency and qualifications).
Jan 17, 2018
The qualifications, skill sets and units of competency that were reviewed and developed as part of the Greyhounds Project and Equine Safety in Training Project are now published on training.gov.au.
Dec 21, 2017
Applications now open for Round 2 of the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for South Australia
Dec 20, 2017
In June 2017, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) released its strategic review on unduly short courses. The review made a number of recommendations, including...
Nov 29, 2017
Over 140 of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) Alumni gathered in Canberra for the inaugural National VET Alumni Information Workshop on 26 and 27 November
Nov 24, 2017
The Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, launched the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Information Strategy at the 2017 Australian Training Awards in Canberra on 23 November.
Nov 23, 2017
A lively crowd of over 740 people attended the 24th annual Australian Training Awards at the National Convention Centre
Nov 23, 2017
All the old features you know and love - plus much more!
Oct 25, 2017
Legislation was introduced into the Australian Parliament on February 25 to further crack down on unscrupulous Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Oct 24, 2017
Important reforms will be made to the Australian Government’s VET FEE HELP scheme to prevent unscrupulous marketers targeting vulnerable Australians
Oct 23, 2017
Apprentices and trainees keen to improve their money management skills now have access to an online training resource developed by the Australian
Oct 22, 2017
Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors know first-hand the value in investing in an apprenticeship or traineeship. Their inspirational stories prove that Australian Apprenticeships can provide skills for a secure future, and a rewarding career.