An air-conditioning and refrigeration tradeswoman from Brisbane has taken out the top state award for Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 Queensland Training Awards, which this year celebrates 60 years of excellence in training.
Read more here: https://statements.qld.gov.au/statements/93460
A new program from the Australian Government is extending the wage supports and subsidies available to those who employ second and third year apprentices or traineeships, including employers in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector.
Read more here: https://thesector.com.au/2021/10/08/wage-support-extended-for-ecec-approved-providers-with-apprentices-and-trainees/
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is securing more pathways to a rewarding career for more Tasmanians with the latest round of the 2022 Apprentice and Trainee Training Fund (User Choice) opening this Saturday 9 October.
Read more here: https://www.premier.tas.gov.au/site_resources_2015/additional_releases/helping_more_tasmanians_find_the_right_career
The Palaszczuk Government is investing $25 million into a Pre-Apprenticeship Support program to help Queenslanders secure the training they need for the job they want.
Read more here: https://statements.qld.gov.au/statements/93404
In June, new incentives were released by multiple government authorities to encourage companies to start training programs and apprenticeships in China to up-skill the country’s workforce, considered necessary to enhance capacity for advanced manufacturing and high-tech innovation.
Read more here: https://www.china-briefing.com/news/apprenticeships-in-china-new-vocational-education-incentives/
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committed to supporting our future agricultural industries, and the importance of our investment was highlighted today at the Tasmanian Agriculture Education and Training for the Future Forum.
Read more here: https://www.premier.tas.gov.au/site_resources_2015/additional_releases/successful_seafood_processor_grants_awarded2/investing_in_education_and_training_for_the_future_of_tasmanian_agriculture
With the Federal Government this week expanding support for apprentices, Master Builders ACT is calling for increased local funding for apprenticeships ahead of the 2021-22 ACT Budget being delivered next week.
Read more here: https://canberraweekly.com.au/mba-apprenticeship-funding/
Queensland is facing a skills shortage with apprenticeships on the decline.
Read more here: https://www.4bc.com.au/plummeting-apprenticeship-numbers-threatens-severe-skills-shortage/