Dean Sweeney, a 2nd Year Apprentice Electrician unfortunately had to be let-go by his previous small business employer in late May due to COVID impacting the business. Dean found out about the National Apprentice Employment Network’s (NAEN) national Re-engagement Register and he knew that this was an avenue for him to link to employers looking…
Indigenous Apprentice Employment Projects
GTOs have come to occupy a pivotal role in many communities through their links with enterprises, training providers and schools, as well as in Indigenous and remote communities where they play a central role in careers and training.
NAEN has managed a number of Indigenous employment projects and initiatives across the past decade, with this resulting in the network now employing roughly one-in-five Indigenous trainees and apprentices and approximately one-in-four Indigenous School-Based trainees and apprentices – with clear indications that market share of Indigenous employment is increasing. NAEN is keen for the network to make an even greater contribution addressing Indigenous disparity in employment and is planning a number of activities to grow the network’s capacity to increasingly prioritise Indigenous employment.
To become involved with these projects, please provide an expression of interest here.