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Careers videos to breathe new life into Mallee workforce, says Victorian Skills Commissioner

Prominent Mallee business leaders, local council representatives and school students will gather with the Victorian Skills Commissioner, Mr Neil Coulson at Mildura Senior College to celebrate the launch of eight careers videos which showcase major workforce opportunities within the region. With the Commissioner’s 2017 Regional Skills Demand Profile: The Mallee identifying an emerging skills gap […]

Victorian budget a significant boost to VET, school to work transition, and apprenticeships and traineeships in Victoria

Victoria’s students, workers and employers will receive better support from the Vocational Education and Training system in wake of the 2018/19 Victorian state budget released today, says Victorian Skills Commissioner, Mr Neil Coulson. Designed to help job-seekers get the opportunities they deserve, the Budget has provided the Victorian Vocational Education and Training system with a […]

Rebalance and Relaunch: the Victorian Apprenticeship and Traineeship Taskforce Report

The Minister for Training and Skills, the Hon Gayle Tierney MP, launched the report of the Victorian Apprenticeship and Traineeship Taskforce at Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence. Chaired by the Victorian Skills Commissioner, the Taskforce brought together key government, education, industry, business and union representatives to identify and address barriers and opportunities to the […]

Tackling Skills Shortages in the Mallee Region

Skills shortages and workforce training needs will top the agenda at the inaugural Mallee Regional Skills Taskforce meeting in Mildura on Monday.

Prominent Mallee business leaders and local council representatives will meet with the Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson to discuss the unique training and skills requirements of the region, workforce pressures and future industry growth priorities.


Growing Apprenticeships And Traineeships In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is creating the skilled workforce of the future to boost prosperity and grow our economy with a new taskforce to drive apprenticeships and traineeships.


New $40 Million Fund To Help Train More Victorians

Victorian industries will receive more support to train their current and new workforce through the Andrews Labor Government’s new $40 million Workforce Training Innovation Fund (WTIF).


Industry Given A Clear Voice In Training

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian industry a clearer voice in training, with the launch of a new approach to engaging industry and employers with Victoria’s training system. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert joined Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson this morning to launch the new Industry Engagement Framework.


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