Industry News

Government launches new engagement hub for Skills Reform

15 Dec 2020 - There are a number of changes occurring in the national skills reform space to improve the VET system. The Engagement Hub is a central platform for consultation on the three immediate priorities in the Heads of Agreement for Skills Reform: Industry Engagement, Qualifications and Quality reforms.

Employers are winning when appointing an apprentice

7 Nov 2019 - With the Australian government announcing a reform into the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector to boost declining apprentice numbers, there has never been a better time for employers to employ and train an apprentice.

The Future for the Vocational Education and Training Sector

3 June 2019 - In November 2018, the Federal Government appointed former New Zealand Skills Minister, Steven Joyce, to lead a review of VET. The Joyce Review was released in April 2019 and contained 71 recommendations which form the basis of a six-point plan to transform VET so it can provide students with skills that reflect the needs of employers.