Australian VET outcomes: Part 1 – Employers

November 28th, 2023|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

The Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) system is designed to support learners develop the skills and knowledge for work, and to enable employers to hire and upskill staff with the skills and knowledge needed in the workplace. Australian Apprenticeships take this one step further: learners are employed while undertaking their VET qualification, and employers are training staff through a VET qualification and within the workplace. This means that the VET and Australian Apprenticeships systems must meet the needs of both learners and employers. Each year the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) surveys both learners and employers [...]

The clean energy generation: Opportunities for apprenticeships

October 31st, 2023|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

Jobs and Skills Australia have released a capacity study on Australia's clean energy workforce needs, titled The Clean Energy Generation: workforce needs for a net zero economy. Apprenticeships are highlighted throughout the report as a main pathway into the clean energy workforce, which need to be a focus of governments and industry when considering how Australia will reach net zero. "Fundamentally, this study highlights the need to increase the number of apprenticeships across the most relevant trades: Electro-Technology and Electrical Distribution and Transmission." page 238 The 285-page report picks up on feedback and suggestions from a wide range of apprenticeship [...]

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