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Wednesday, 3 May 2017 4:57 PM

2017 VIC State Training Awards

Now in its 63rd year, the prestigious Victorian Training Awards recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of Vocational Education and Training students, teachers, training providers and employers. The Awards are not only open to students, registered training providers and TAFEs but to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and large employers providing high quality training… View Article

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 2:14 PM

2017 Australian Training Awards

Since 1994, the Australian Training Awards have recognised the outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees, vocational students, training practitioners, businesses, secondary schools and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia. In 2016, WPC Group was named Australia’s best Australian Apprenticeships – Employer. “As a community enterprise, we have seen how our work can change… View Article

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 12:55 PM

Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants now open

Applications for the 2017 Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants are now open. The Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants program is open to apprentice plumbers in Australia who meet the eligibility criteria. To be considered for one of the 10 x $3,000 grants, just follow the link below. http://www.rheem.com.au/apprentice  

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 3:17 PM

Winners of our Apprentice & Trainee of the year awards

Apprenticeships Matter would like to congratulate the following winners of our Apprentice and Trainee of the year awards for 2016. APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR 2016 Adele Ramsay – Rydges Hotels & Resorts (Melbourne) TRAINEE OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR 2016 Angus Appleby – Mansfield Armchair Cinema Read more here

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 10:32 AM

Instructional video on claiming incentives

Check out our Instructional Video on ‘How to claim my incentives’ This is a step by step guide to make the claiming process simple and easy for both employers and apprentices! You can also download an instruction guide here.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:18 PM

School Based Opportunities

Did you know there are lots of young people in your local area that are looking for a chance to get a foot in the door of your industry? Apprenticeships Matter are committed to supporting young people by providing them with an opportunity to start their career whilst still at school, known as a School… View Article

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 2:42 PM

Nominations Now Open

Apprenticeships Matter Apprentice and Trainee of the Year 2016 *Nominations Now Open* Does your Apprentice or Trainee deserve extra recognition for their excellence and commitment to learning their chosen occupation? Is your Apprentice or Trainee a cut above the rest? Nominate them now for their chance to win a $500 Universal VISA card. Nominate here

Friday, 26 August 2016 12:50 PM

2017 Skills First Training System

Skills First – Real Training for Real Jobs 2017 Funded Course List Released Steve Herbert and the Andrews Labor Government, today have released the following information in regards to changes to Victoria’s training and TAFE system for 2017, making sure Victorians have the right skills for the jobs of the future. Building on the work the… View Article

Friday, 5 August 2016 2:15 PM

Tradies National Health Month

  August is Tradies National Health Month which aims to raise awareness of the risks posed to those who work in trade occupations – among individuals, their families, employers and the wider community. Tradies’ health must be everyone’s priority—this month, all employers, physiotherapists and tradies have the chance to get involved. For further information or… View Article

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 12:48 PM

Closure of Back to Work

Closure of the Back to Work Scheme The Back to Work Scheme will close on 18 July 2016 for all employee categories except for retrenched automotive industry workers and dairy industry workers. The $100 million allocation for the scheme has been fully subscribed. A $15 million allocation will be set aside for retrenched automotive industry… View Article

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