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Minister Wakeling and Shadow Minister Herbert attend ACPET meeting Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET was grateful for both the Hon. Nick Wakeling, Minister for Higher Education and Skills and Mr Steve Herbert, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Skills and Apprenticeships making time to attend the most recent ACPET Victorian State Committee Meeting held in Melbourne on 23 September 2014. T... Read more

Victoria State Committee members announced Edition 573, 29 Sep

The appointments to the ACPET Victoria State Committee for 2014-15 have been finalised. The ACPET Board met on 19 September to determine membership of its six State and Territory Committees. Over 60 nominations were received for the State and Territory Committees which is a strong ind... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 21 October, Geelong Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 20 October, Melbourne Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

Complex Training 2014 Victorian Training Awards Winners Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET is proud to announce that Complex Training Academy has won the Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year award at the 60th Victorian Training Awards which were held at the Palladium at Crown on grand final eve 26 September. Complex Training CEO Andrew Shea accepted the award on behalf of t... Read more

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ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 20 October, Melbourne Edition 572, 22 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 21 October, Geelong Edition 572, 22 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

Melbourne International Student Conference Edition 572, 22 Sep

The Melbourne International Student Conference will be taking place on September 27 and 28 and is jointly hosted by the City of Melbourne and Meld Magazine. The cost of the conference is $35 and students can register via Eventbrite. Do book early as spaces are limited. It’s also not too late... Read more

Doing Business in Africa Edition 572, 22 Sep

The Africa Australia Association is hosting their third international forum “Doing Business in Africa - Opportunities in International Education and Training” on 16 and 17 October. The two day program will provide an intimate setting for high level executives and key stakeholders to disc... Read more

Dinner and Forum with The Hon Michaelia Cash Edition 571, 15 Sep

The Indian Voice Newspaper invites all CRICOS members to a special event at the Thornbury Theatre on Friday 3 October 2014. The Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection will be attending a dinner and forum to discuss the challenges facing CRICOS colleges.... Read more

Global Education Market 2014 Briefing Series Edition 571, 15 Sep

Study Melbourne and The Department of State Development, Business and Innovation are holding the 2014 Briefing Series on Global Education Markets on Friday 3 October 2014. The free session will provide attendees a unique opportunity to engage directly with seven of the Victorian Government... Read more

ACPET Victorian International Education Awards Winners Edition 571, 15 Sep

ACPET is pleased to announce that Holmes Institute won the 'Excellence in International Education - Private Education and Training' award at the Victorian International Education Awards 2014. The Australian Ballet School also received a highly commended award for this category as d... Read more

Half Year 2014 Victorian Training Market Report released Edition 570, 8 Sep

ACPET Victorian Executive Officer Martin Powell was recently interviewed by the Herald Sun for an article on the surge of mature age students turning to vocational training link to full article Figures in the Half Year 2014 Victorian Training Market Report released by the D... Read more

Call for Expressions of Interest to join an ACPET State/Territory Committee Edition 570, 8 Sep

The Board is inviting expressions of interest from members to join the committee in their State/Territory. Existing committee members are welcome to reapply however also need to express an interest should they wish to remain on the committee. These committees have a key role to play in assisting th... Read more

SILK delivers program in Manipur, India with great job outcomes Edition 570, 8 Sep

ACPET Member, SILK Education and Training (SILK) has just completed the successfully delivery of the F&B Services short course program to students in Manipur, India. This program was developed by SILK and delivered in partnership with AVTEG and JCRE Skill Solutions to address the need for hospi... Read more

VET Teaching and Learning Conference Edition 569, 1 Sep

A key date for your diaries -4 & 5 September 2014, the VET Development Centre’s Teaching and Learning Conference - Invigorating VET Practice. Join in the conversation with RTO colleagues by registering at http://www.vetcentre.vic.edu.au/home/2014-teaching-learning-conference... Read more

Standard VETiS Purchasing and Auspicing Contracts and Guidelines Edition 568, 25 Aug

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) has developed updated Standard Contracts and Agreements that government schools must now use when purchasing VETiS from RTOs. The Department has also developed Purchasing Guidelines for the delivery of VETiS that outline the roles a... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 568, 25 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Digital Learning Program Survey Edition 568, 25 Aug

The VET Development Centre's is currently conducting a short survey which will to help shape the Digital Learning Program for Victoria’s VET sector. Your feedback is crucial to help the Centre and the Victorian Government provide the appropriate services that facilitate the uptake of digi... Read more

Bollywood Comes to AITT Edition 568, 25 Aug

ACPET member the Australian Institute of Technical Training (AITT) recently celebrated its first Graduation Ceremony to acknowledge the graduates hard work, commitment and passion towards their achievements. The highlight of the ceremony was the presence of the guest of honour,... Read more

Finalists announced for 2014 Victorian International Education Awards Edition 567, 18 Aug

Victorian education providers from universities, vocational and educational training and English language training institutions, as well as students from more than ten countries were recently announced as finalists for the prestigious Victorian International Education Awards 2014, by the Minist... Read more

VDC Workforce Development Projects Update Edition 567, 18 Aug

Martin Powell, Victorian Executive Officer represented ACPET at the VET Development Centre's (VDC) Workforce Development Projects meeting on Tuesday 12 August 2014. The meeting provided the opportunity for organisations conducting VDC workforce development projects to report on pr... Read more

2014 Victorian Training Awards Finalists Edition 566, 11 Aug

ACPET members are once again well represented at the upcoming Victorian Training Awards. The Victorian Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Nick Wakeling recently announced the finalists for the 60th Victorian Training Awards which celebrate the achievements of the state’s VET sector. Th... Read more

Victorian Auditor General's Office Audit of the Regulation of VET 2014-15 Edition 566, 11 Aug

Martin Powell, Victorian Executive Officer and Maria Langwell, General Manager Business Development have been invited to meet with representatives from the Victorian Auditor General’s Office to inform planning for the upcoming audit of the regulation of VET. The audit will focus on the efficie... Read more

MEGT Vocational Training and Employment Centre Edition 566, 11 Aug

MEGT (Australia) Ltd recently launched its Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC). MEGT is the Melbourne VTEC provider, part of the Australian Government $45 million commitment to support GenerationOne’s demand led employment model. The VTEC initiative commitment is&nb... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 566, 11 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Good bye Cheryl and hello Martin Edition 565, 4 Aug

On behalf of ACPET, I would like to acknowledge Cheryl Winnell and her commitment and efforts during the past 8 months as our Vic Executive Officer. Cheryl has decided to return to work in a RTO as well as move to Ballarat and we wish her every success. Martin Powell has commenced as the Vic Executi... Read more

ACPET 2014 Elections - Voting now open! Edition 565, 4 Aug

Dear Members, Pursuant to the Constitution, nominations were called for three (3) State and Territory Directors positions representing: State/Territory Directors     Director Northern Territory     Director Queensland     Director Victoria Elect... Read more

ACPET Roadmap to Sustainability can be accessed by RTOs Edition 565, 4 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Last chance to apply for Green Gown Awards - closing 5 August Edition 565, 4 Aug

Apply now for the Green Gown Awards, open to ALL education and training providers in both VET and Higher Education regardless of size or type.  New for this year is a category called – Best Newcomer, which is aimed at those on the start of their sustainability journey or those... Read more

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