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Well this week is only short…. Edition 719, 21 Aug

The coming week for us of course will be dominated by the ACPET conference. I have already described to you the reform agenda that we will be contemplating, not just of Tertiary Education but of ACPET itself. With both the APIEF and the Conference taking on the issues that matter, I am very intere... Read more

CONSULTATION COMMENCES ON REVISED ASQA FEES AND CHARGES Edition 719, 21 Aug

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) will this week commence consultation with the vocational education and training (VET) sector on a proposed schedule of revised fees and charges to come into effect from 1 January 2018. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrew... Read more

NT Skilled Occupation Priority List (NTSOPL) - Why It's Important Edition 719, 21 Aug

At the last Industry Advisory Group (IAG) meeting, members asked for more information on the NTSOPL and why it’s important to business – What’s in it For Me? WHY Participate in the NTSOPL? The NT government has invested in excess of $20M into industry training to support occu... Read more

2017 ACT Training Awards – ACPET member finalists Edition 719, 21 Aug

Members will have seen in recent editions details about the upcoming ACT Training Awards dinner being held on 31 August. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased from the event website. ACPET takes great pleasure in congratulating the following members who are, or are the trainer of, one of this ye... Read more

Join us at the Queensland Training Awards Edition 719, 21 Aug

ACPET is a proud sponsor of the Large Training Provider of the Year award at the Queensland Training Awards. Tickets are selling fast so don’t miss your opportunity to join us at the State Gala Dinner. It promises to be a wonderful night of celebration, providing a valuable opportunity to net... Read more

WORLDSKILLS competitions Edition 719, 21 Aug

The World skills Competitions are happening in Victoria in the next 4weeks.  This is a great opportunity to have your students involved to showcase their skills in various trades. I have attached a list of the upcoming World Skills competitions for the state happening in the next 4 weeks Stude... Read more

You’re invited to an SA ACPET Forum, 6 Sept - Working Together for Excellence Edition 719, 21 Aug

ACPET is holding a Forum for VET and Higher Education providers to hear the SA government’s vision for workforce development and international education, transforming the dialogue and brainstorming positive ways of working together for sector renewal in SA. Speakers: Minister Susan Close, Joh... Read more

LIVE Project a collaboration with Study Melbourne Edition 719, 21 Aug

ACPET is  pleased to be supporting  Study Melbourne in  improving the employability skills and social connections of international students in Victoria. The initiative is called “LIVE” Projects  and is part of Study Melbourne's LIVE initiative (Lead, Intern, Volun... Read more

2017 ACPET National Conference – your last chance Edition 719, 21 Aug

The 2017 ACPET National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) will celebrate 25 years since ACPET’s formation. The conference will see hundreds of delegates from across Australia and overseas gather in Brisbane, from the 23rd to 25th August. ACPET CEO Rod Camm said... Read more

Business Etiquette Skills Masterclass Edition 719, 21 Aug

MELD Magazine together with Vic WISE are offering a free “Business Etiquette Skills” Master class. It’s an opportunity Rev up  your business etiquette skills in this half-day masterclass that will help you engage and network with confidence in social and business environments,... Read more

ACPET WA Breakfast Series - 11th September Edition 719, 21 Aug

ACPET WA invites you to attend our next breakfast series event with guest speakers Simon Walker, Executive Director, Policy Planning and Innovation, Department of Training and Workforce Development, and Nathan Betley, General Manager, Apprenticeship Support Australia. Date:  Monday 11th Septem... Read more

Breakfast with ASIC Chairman - Thursday 31 August Edition 719, 21 Aug

Last chance tickets - Get 25% off! - Enter code ASIC25 at checkout to claim Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Australia's premier securities and investment leader - Greg Medcraft, Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Prior to joining ASIC as... Read more

SA's key international growth markets Edition 719, 21 Aug

Learn more about key international growth markets Please join the Department of State Development as they discuss South Australia’s approach into key international growth markets, the development of building trade and export into these regions, as well as the importance of fostering strong in... Read more

WA Training Awards 2017 Edition 719, 21 Aug

Tickets are now available for the WA Training Awards 2017 Presentation Dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 15 September. Hosted by Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery MLC, the WA Training Awards Presentation Dinner is a celebration of excellence in our traini... Read more

Apprentices and trainees offer key benefits for business Edition 719, 21 Aug

A new campaign to help drive reinvestment in training and education by Goldfield’s businesses wa set to launch on Monday 14th August.  Since 2012 there has been a steep decline in the number of people starting apprenticeships and traineeships across WA. This six-month television campaig... Read more

NMU Archive
It seemed so far away! Edition 718, 14 Aug

Well suddenly our National conference and 25-year anniversary is only 9 days away. A busy week ahead. This year’s conference is certainly about celebrating ACPET’s 25 years. It is worth having a look at the conference website and scroll through the names and photos of our past Chai... Read more

ACPET CEO, Rod Camm leads this week's discussion with members Edition 718, 14 Aug

    ACPET CEO Rod Camm’s member update 15 August 2017 at 1.00pm - 2.00pm EST Topic is "Tuition assurance and its impact on ACPET and industry" and will cover: ASTAS and how it works Insurance policies underpinning ASTAS Student recredits Student placements... Read more

Industry consultation to increase WA apprenticeships and traineeships Edition 718, 14 Aug

Monday, 7 August 2017 Industry consultation to increase the take up of apprenticeships and traineeships in WA The consultation will provide industry insight to help the McGowan Government make strategic decisions about WA's future training needs The State Training Board will undertake ext... Read more

You’re invited to an SA ACPET Forum, 6 Sept - Working Together for Excellence Edition 718, 14 Aug

ACPET is holding a Forum for VET and Higher Education providers to hear the SA government’s vision for workforce development and international education, transforming the dialogue and brainstorming positive ways of working together for sector renewal in SA. Speakers: Minister Susan Close, Joh... Read more

Business mission to Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Bangalore from 6-12 November Edition 718, 14 Aug

You can now express your interest in participating in November's business mission to India. The mission, led by Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith, will run from 6-12 November and include Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Bangalore. The major business streams will include: Water... Read more

ACPET WA Breakfast Series - 11th September Edition 718, 14 Aug

ACPET WA invites you to attend our next breakfast series event with guest speakers Simon Walker, Executive Director, Policy Planning and Innovation, Department of Training and Workforce Development, and Nathan Betley, General Manager, Apprenticeship Support Australia. Date:  Monday 11th Septem... Read more

Australian Council for Adult Literacy Conference 13 & 14 September Darwin Edition 718, 14 Aug

Australian Council for Adult Literacy Conference Darwin 13 & 14 September 2017   Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin In 2017 the Australian Council for Adult Literacy celebrates 40 years of actively promoting language, literacy, numeracy, and communication provision and resear... Read more

2017 NSW Training Awards presentation event tickets now available Edition 718, 14 Aug

Training Services NSW invites you to join them to celebrate the NSW VET sector’s best of the best! Tickets for the 2017 NSW Training Awards presentation evening are now on sale. These awards provide the opportunity to recognise and reward the success of individuals and organisations in vocati... Read more

Smart and Skilled policy for the delivery of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) Edition 718, 14 Aug

The NSW Department of Industry has published its Smart and Skilled policy for the delivery of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116), which took effect from July 2017. The policy outlines the conditions under which the qualification can be delivered under Smart and Skilled.... Read more

ACT Training Awards Dinner tickets now available Edition 718, 14 Aug

Skills Canberra invites you to join them to celebrate the ACT VET sector’s best of the best! Tickets for the 2017 ACT Training Awards presentation evening are now on sale. The presentation dinner is the ACT’s premier VET event, and 2017 marks the Awards’ 80th anniversary. These a... Read more

New ASQA Commissioner Edition 718, 14 Aug

Late last week assistant skills minister Karen Andrews announced the appointment of Irene Ioannakis as the new commissioner with the national training regulator, ASQA. “She will enhance the capacity of ASQA to effectively and efficiently protect students, employers and the public against prov... Read more

Information event for Indian international students studying in NSW Edition 718, 14 Aug

StudyNSW, in partnership with the Consulate General of India in Sydney, are hosting an information session for Indian national students in NSW, about how to remain safe and know their working rights. Members are encouraged to share this opportunity with appropriate students. The event details are:... Read more

2017 South Australian Training Awards Dinner Edition 718, 14 Aug

There are just 2 weeks left to register for the 2017 South Australian Training Awards presentation dinner, book your tickets now! Winners across each category will be announced at the 2017 SA Training Awards presentation dinner, hosted by the Training and Skills Commission. The presentation dinner... Read more

Come and CELEBRATE - “Adult Learners Week” Free Events Edition 718, 14 Aug

NDCO Regions 23 and 24 collaboratively running two events to celebrate Adult Learners Week!  The theme will be - Learning about your pathways to further study and the support available to help you on your way!  Come and hear about further leaning opportunities and pathway options for peo... Read more

“Where the policy work is partly still a work in progress…” Edition 718, 14 Aug

Below is an extract from an address provided last week by Senator Birmingham at an AI Group forum. Makes for an interesting read and rather bluntly throws the gauntlet to the states and territories to come to the Skilling Australians table in regards to programs and funding. Indeed this should gener... Read more

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