JobTrainer will stabilise apprenticeships

JobTrainer will stabilise apprenticeships

The National Australian Apprenticeships Association warmly welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement of the $2billion investment in JobTrainer measures today. The centrepiece of the announcement is...
Covid 19 impact on Apprenticeships

Covid 19 impact on Apprenticeships

In April 2020 the seven providers that comprise the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) formed a Covid 19 Steering Group to provide weekly reports and advice to the Commonwealth about cha...
Apprenticeships and the recovery

Apprenticeships and the recovery

Since March 1st around 5.5% of apprentices and trainees have been suspended or cancelled. In April and May the commencement of new apprentices has dipped significantly below the contraction experience...
Covid 19 Pandemic – stimulus measures

Covid 19 Pandemic – stimulus measures

The National Australian Apprenticeship Association warmly congratulates the Morrison Government on the measures to support employers of apprentices and trainees through the Covid 19 pandemic. The seve...
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...