Resources

Real Skills for Real Careers

Strategy Outline

Read how the VET Information Strategy is working to elevate the status of vocational education and training, including the creation and implementation of the real skills for real careers tagline:

Real Skills for Real Careers Strategy Outline HR (PDF, 4 MB)

Posters

Print and share posters featuring the real skills for real careers heroes:

Real Skills for Real Careers Hero Posters (PDF, 33 MB)

 

Add your brand to our posters featuring the real skills for real careers heroes:

Real Skills for Real Careers Hero Stakeholder Posters (PDF, 40 MB)

 

Let our heroes stand tall and print the real skills for real careers banners:

Real Skills for Real Careers Banners (PDF, 22 MB)

Web Tiles and Logos

Download the real skills for real careers tagline pack to adopt the tagline in your communications. The pack contains black, blue, green, orange, pink, purple, red and white versions of the tagline in various image formats (JPG, PNG, EPS):

Real Skills for Real Careers Tagline Pack (ZIP, 16.1 MB)

 

Include the real skills for real careers web tile on your website to direct your audience to My Skills:

Real Skills for Real Careers + My Skills Web Tile (PNG, 24 KB)

Case Studies

Real skills for real careers partnership case study: Adam Goodes

"I can do anything - by having a plan, by recruiting others to help me, and being true to who you are.”

GO Foundation Co-Founder Adam Goodes addresses adversity he has faced throughout his life, and explains the benefit of education.

Real skills for real careers partnership case study: Brooke Boney

"Whatever it is you want to be, you can absolutely have the life that you dream of and education is the driving force.”

Triple J/ABC Reporter Brooke Boney addresses adversity she has faced throughout her life, and explains the benefit of education.

Real skills for real careers partnership case study: Jake Thompson

"The ethos I've always carried with me is be the change that you want to see in the world because every single Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kid is born a superhero, we simply give them a cape and teach them how to fly.”

AIME Mentoring Head of Partnerships Jake Thompson addresses adversity he has faced throughout his life, and explains the benefit of education.

Real skills for real careers case study: Jess Wooley

"Dad suggested that maybe I should do an apprenticeship and that’s pretty much when my whole life changed.”

Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador Jess Wooley has found herself working in a career that she loves after completing a Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician) with SA Power Networks. Now a team leader, Jess sees herself doing further management training and perhaps some project management in the future.

Real skills for real careers case study: Rachel Bacon

After trying both university and vocational education and training (VET), International Sales and Business Manager, Rachel Bacon, found she thrived with the on-the-job learning that an Australian Apprenticeship provides. By completing an Australian Apprenticeship, a Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) and a Diploma of Management, Rachel is now working in her dream career in the aviation industry. There are many ways to succeed. Discover how Rachel gained real skills for a real career through her Australian Apprenticeship and VET qualifications.

Real skills for real careers case study: Matt Morrissey

A commitment to continual learning, together with a love of cooking for family and friends, was instrumental in vocational education and training (VET) graduate, Matt Morrissey’s decision to change his career to undertake a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. Matt is now a Head Chef for the BentSpoke Brewing Company, something Matt describes as his dream role. There are many ways to succeed. Discover how Matt gained real skills for a real career through his Australian Apprenticeship.

Real skills for real careers case study: Nicola Lang

Nicola Lang never dreamt that she would undergo a complete career change in her late 40s. After completing a Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing) at TAFE Queensland South West, Nicola is now in her dream job as an enrolled nurse at St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital.

 

Podcast

Real skills for real careers Podcast: Rachel Bacon

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Real skills for real careers Podcast: Hanna Darmody

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Real skills for real careers Podcast: Indi Clarke

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Please provide feedback, or suggestions, regarding the My Skills website or resources by contacting: MySkillsProject@education.gov.au

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