New apprentice wage subsidy will help boost completions

Australia’s group training sector today welcomed the federal government’s extension of the apprentice wage subsidy program to help ensure those who have started their apprenticeships are able to complete. The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) said the decision to supplement the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) 50 per cent wage subsidy with a new completion wage…

Apprentice employment network welcomes new federal employment and skills minister

Australia’s group training sector today welcomed the appointment of the Hon Stuart Robert as the new Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business. The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) congratulated Minister Robert on the appointment and looks forward to working with him to help create more opportunities for apprentices and trainees. The Chief…

COVID “turbocharging” skill shortage – Daily Telegraph

COVID has turbo charged the need for skills. NAEN CEO Dianne Dayhew speaks with Lauren Ahwan in the Telegraph today, along with Andrew Sezonov WPC Group and Craig Robertson TAFE Directors Australia. The message is consistent. Learning in the workplace secures real skills development and real jobs.   Story Link: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/careers/skill-shortage-one-million-more-vocationally-trained-workers-needed/news-story/3fc4acc5f681ab66d126273475a17c33