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Latest Apprenticeships and Traineeships News | 1 April 2022

Federal Budget 2022: What

Federal Budget 2022: What's in it for apprenticeships and traineeships?

The Federal Budget was handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday March 29. There are a number of announcement that will impact the apprenticeship and traineeship sector.

Some of the key talking points include an extension to commencement incentives, a new apprentice incentive program and more support for female apprentices.

Click below to read our comprehensive summary of the Budget, and how it relates to the apprenticeships and traineeships sector.

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Australian Government announces a Digital Skills Cadetships Trial

Australian Government announces a Digital Skills Cadetships Trial

The Australian Government announced a Digital Skills Cadetship Trial that will provide $10.7 million to support innovative approaches to cadetships for digital career paths, in order to increase the number of Australians with digital skills.

The trial is a collaboration between MEGT, Goanna Solutions, The Creative Co-operation and Community Corporate.

Each organisation will trial a different approach to rapidly upskill people for digital roles over a 4-6 month period, with a diverse range of digital skills and priority cohorts to be targeted.

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NCVER Data shows that VIctoria is leading the way with record Australian Apprenticeship commencements

NCVER Data shows that VIctoria is leading the way with record Australian Apprenticeship commencements

The latest National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) report shows Victoria leading the nation with the highest increase in apprenticeship commencements, doubling to almost 50,000 Victorians in the 12 months to September 2021.

Some of the most popular apprenticeships were Automotive and Engineering, with a 141.7 per cent increase, and Electrotechnology and Telecommunications, with a 177.3 per cent increase.

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