A national strategy between the states is needed to fix the Vocational Education Training (VET) system, which has seen a steady decline in the uptake and completion of apprenticeships over the last five years, a new report has found.
More trade qualifications should be delivered outside traditional four-year apprenticeships under a controversial Australian Productivity Commission proposal recommended to the federal government.Read more here: https://www.smh.com.au/national/controversial-proposal-recommends-new-skills-pathways-outside-apprenticeships-20210121-p56vuo.html
With the rapid increase in technological advances, it becomes compulsory for the aspiring degree holders to develop the essential new-age skills and expertise required to compete in future careers intensified by these advancements. Upskilling has now become mandatory due to the lack of desired jobs and intense competition among eligible applicants.
AATIS has launched the new videos project to interactively demonstrate the breadth of services offered. Organisations will now be able to utilise them to help induct new staff on using these resources in their roles in the apprenticeships space. In a short, concise and user-friendly format the videos explain a number of key questions that correspond with specific pages on the aapathways website.
Read more here: https://www.aapathways.com.au/aatis-blog/aatis-releases-apprenticeship-resource-videos?utm_source=miragenews&utm_medium=miragenews&utm_campaign=news
Apprentices have sounded the alarm over a proposal to remove requirements for on-the-job training as a mandatory part of trade qualifications.
Read more here: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7038591/fears-over-apprentice-on-the-job-training/