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Women apprentices and trainees growing at faster rate than men
Women are taking up, and completing, apprenticeships and traineeships at a faster rate than men, recent data shows.
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New service offering from CCIWA partnership
Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA) clients can now access accounting, tax and bookkeeping services through CCIWA’s accounting firm partner, Optima Partners.  
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Clontarf Aboriginal College students thrive with Perth Zoo traineeship
For many people, working at a zoo is their dream job. That is the reality for seven Clontarf Aboriginal College students who are making an...
Skilled workforce boost with $93.4m apprenticeship, traineeship support
The WA Government has shown support for the State’s skilled workforce with $93.4 million allocated in the State Budget dedicated to apprenticeship and traineeship initiatives.
Cash incentives for construction apprentices, trainees to boost workforce
To help tackle construction skills shortages, apprentices and trainees may be eligible for thousands of dollars from the WA Government for completing their studies. The...
Western Power charged up with 51 new apprentices
Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA) congratulates Western Power of its achievement in appointing 51 new apprentices to its business. Western Power is a valued client of...
Expansion of apprenticeship priority list helps tackle skills shortage
The Australian Apprenticeships Priority List has increased from 77 to 111 jobs in a move to help mitigate skills shortages. The Federal Government added 34...
ADMS: An Australian Government Initiative
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) has begun to mobilise the new Apprenticeships Data Management System (ADMS) to help streamline the way employers lodge their BAC and CAC claims....
Byrnecut leads push for women in trades
As apprenticeship numbers continue to grow in WA, one company is setting its own high targets with a focus on encouraging more women into trades....
New apprenticeship numbers skyrocket
Apprenticeships roared back into favour during the 2020-21 financial year across Australia and especially in WA, new data shows. Nationally, nearly 215,000 people started an...
Plumbing Bros. Perth
From apprentices to masters of a plumbing business
From teenagers learning a trade to master plumbers and later national franchise owners, James Riddle and Joe Papiccio are a testament to the possibilities that can come from completing an apprenticeship.  Co-founders of Perth-headquartered Plumbing Bros., the skilled duo has forged an award-winning business...
New Ombudsman protects concerns of VET students
The Australian Government has recently announced the establishment of an Ombudsman body to address complaints regarding the VET FEE-HELP (VFH) scheme and the new VET...

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