Metals & Engineering
Engineering trades roles are required in anything from working as a welder on major structures such as ships or bridges, to preparing and installing pyrotechnic displays, through to working as a broadcast engineer for a television network.Read Full Snapshot
The Australian Government's Climate Change Program
National Skills Week provides a great opportunity to showcase the delivery of high quality, industry relevant skills for sustainability, or green skills, through the Australian VET system.
An Australian Apprenticeship – A Great Career Option
You can do an Australian Apprenticeship if you are a school-leaver, re entering the workforce or as an adult worker simply wishing to change careers. You can even begin your Australian Apprenticeship while you’re still at school finishing Years 11 and 12.
Get a loan for your tuition with VET Fee- Help
Want to study for a vocational education and training qualification but can’t afford the fees? VET FEE-HELP might be the answer. You might be able to get a VET FEE-HELP loan to help pay your tuition fees for a vocational education and training (VET) course at diploma level or above with an approved VET provider.
Simon Hale - Welder
A first class welder is the fifth most in-demand job in the Metals and Engineering industry. We meet Simon Hale, who has just finished his welding apprenticeship, about what it???s like to work in an industry that combines technical problem solving skills, manual labour and, on occasion, computer technology.
May 15, 2008 | Full Profile »
John Redmond - From fitter to entrepreneur
John Redmond started in the manufacturing industry as a fitter and turner apprentice in 1961. Now, he owns a three shift manufacturing factory, which is, he shares, "growing and succeeding in every way."
May 21, 2008 | Full Profile »
Lance Adams - Fitter Machinist
When Lance Adams didn't grow up with machines. In fact, he reckons he's not particularly mechanical at all: but now, after trying the Fitter Machinist industry, he's thinking of opening his own business!
July 08, 2008 | Full Profile »