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Does Our VET Sector Come from the Shallow End of the Pool?
Business
Wednesday March 16 2016

Does Our VET Sector Come from the Shallow End of the Pool?

The governing body for world swimming requires that an Olympic-sized pool have eight lanes and be exactly 50 metres in length, but they also recognise pools...

Politicians Fail in Educating Future Building Professionals
Business
Monday March 7 2016

Politicians Fail in Educating Future Building Professionals

The degradation of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector has come about thanks in no small part to the abundance of privately operated registered training...

The VET Drama Continues
Business
Friday January 15 2016

The VET Drama Continues

It’s been a tumultuous year for Vocational Education and Training, or the VET sector, and we should reflect upon the serious implications and ramifications that may...

Short Courses: Is This the Way of the Future?
Business
Tuesday January 12 2016

Short Courses: Is This the Way of the Future?

Well over a year ago, I raised the issue of short courses to become a builder with the Victorian Government and its agencies including the Victorian...

Skills Crisis for 2015 Residential Construction
Residential
Tuesday January 27 2015

Skills Crisis for 2015 Residential Construction

As we launch in to the new year, the strength of building approvals confirms the strongly positive outlook forecast in 2015.

1000 Apprenticeships on the Way to Sydney’s West
Business
Friday June 6 2014

1000 Apprenticeships on the Way to Sydney’s West

Infrastructure projects in Sydney's west, including the WestConnex motorway and Badgerys Creek airport, will help create 1000 apprenticeships, the NSW government says.