National Skills Week 2018
National Skills Week is an annual event focused on promoting Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.
This year the theme is ‘Real Skills for Real Careers’: that VET qualifications can lead to successful, meaningful, professional careers with great salaries and outstanding careers prospects.
Read on to check out our ‘National Skills Week Snapshots’, a chart of the day-style series using NCVER data to help support this year’s Skills Week theme and dispel the myths surrounding VET.
A new Snapshot will be posted each day this week, so check back regularly!
National Skills Week Snapshots
Incomes of early career VET graduates Here’s a look at the median annual income for VET graduates who started their first full-time job after training.
VET improves problem solving skills The skills VET provides are not just technical and specific. VET delivers all-important problem-solving skills too.
VET leads to many of the fastest-growing occupations VET provides skills people need for careers in some of the fastest-growing occupations. Check out the top 10.
Barriers that 16-year-olds see to completing post-school study What do young people feel are the biggest things preventing them from completing their VET training?
Why employers hire apprentices and trainees What motivates an employer to hire apprentices and trainees? Here’s a look at their reasons.