Book an Apprenticeship Ambassador today

The Australian Apprenticeships and Ambassadors Program highlights real life apprenticeship and traineeship success stories and aims to boost the status of apprenticeships. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham officially launched Book an Ambassador, a function available via the Australian Apprenticeships website, along with Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador Dean Halatau from the West Tigers,…

Adult Learners’ Week celebrates twenty years

Each year Adult Learners’ Week celebrates the important role adult and community education plays in reducing the risk of long-term unemployment. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham and Federal Member for Hindmarsh Matt Williams launched the twentieth Adult Learners’ Week noting the theme for this year’s Adult Learners’ Week is ‘unlocking learning’…

Australian Skillaroos proud success

The Skillaroos have returned home from competing at the WorldSkills International Competition in São Paulo, Brazil with three silver and two bronze medals, a Best of National medal and a cluster of medallions of excellence. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham has congratulated the nation’s most skilled tradespeople who represented Australia across…

Businesses in Ballarat access the $664 million Industry Skills Fund

Local businesses in Ballarat are benefiting from the Australian Government’s Industry Skills Fund (ISF), which will provide up to 250,000 training places and support services across Australia. “Gekko Systems is one of a number of Victorian businesses to secure funding under our Government’s $664 million Industry Skills Fund,” said Assistant Minister for Education and Training,…