Review of VET

Review of VET

The Prime Minister has announced two important initiatives today, both of which are welcomed by the Association. A review of VET will focus on how the Australian Governments investment in Vocational E...
Enhancing the AASN model and Wage Subsidy program

Enhancing the AASN model and Wage Subsidy program

In recent weeks the Federal Government have announced the details of the new model for the delivery of Australian Apprenticeship Support Services (AASN) and the piloting of an Australian Apprenticeshi...
Apprentice Wage Subsidy

Apprentice Wage Subsidy

The National Australian Apprenticeships Association warmly welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement today to pilot a wage subsidy program for apprentices in regional and remote Australia. It i...
Skilling Australians Fund Activated

Skilling Australians Fund Activated

The National Australian Apprenticeship Association welcomes the announcement that South Australia has signed the agreement to commence the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF). Assistant Minister for Vocat...
AASN 20th Anniversary celebrations

AASN 20th Anniversary celebrations

On May 1st 1998 the first Apprenticeship Centre Contracts commenced. Today in Canberra we celebrated the 20 year anniversary with Assistant Minister Andrews, Apprentice Ambassadors and a number of inv...
Cancellation of AAMS

Cancellation of AAMS

Today the Department announced the cancellation of the Australian Apprenticeships Management System. We know this is disappointing for members that have invested time and resources since 2015 in the u...
Enhancing the AASN Model

Enhancing the AASN Model

This paper presents the views of Association members about how the efficiency and effectiveness of the AASN model can be improved. It also responds in part, to the key findings of the Evaluation of th...
Malaysian Delegation

Malaysian Delegation

It was a great pleasure to meet with a high level delegation from the Malaysian Ministry of Human Resources and the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). The meeting co-faciliatted by the World Ban...
VET regulation

VET regulation

Vocational education and training (VET) plays a vital role in ensuring Australia has the skilled workforce it needs to drive innovation and economic growth. Australia’s economic prosperity depends u...
Industry Specialist Mentoring Program

Industry Specialist Mentoring Program

The $60 million Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) program was announced by the Government in the 2017-2018 Budget. The program complements other Australian Government su...