Sunday, August 1, 2021
What is VET

What is VET?

Thinking about study options for after school? Not sure if uni is for you? VET could be the winning ticket to your dream STEM career.
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Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline. A program in which educators and industry work together to help women gain in-demand skills is one piece in the puzzle.

Celebrating alternative pathways: The A-Z of VET

Bagging a three-year bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way to kickstart a career in tech!
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Government to overhaul VET sector

The Australian Government has announced plan to overhaul the VET sector in order to help reboot the economy post COVID-19

Most young people who do VET are in full-time work by the age of...

More than 80% of young adults who did a short spell of post-school education or training (such as a certificate or diploma), or went directly into work, were in full-time work by the time they were 25.
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Want to upskill during lockdown? TAFE NSW offering free courses

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW has removed fees from a number of its online short courses.

Uni not for you? How to kickstart a STEM career without a degree

There are heaps of opportunities to study STEM that don’t involve a degree.

The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.

Uni not 4 u? Consider these alternatives to university

If the uni pathway isn’t the right fit for you, there are alternatives to university that can take you to the engineering dream.
Diploma of Engineering, TAFE and alternative study paths

No uni, no worries: Upskill in Engineering with alternative study paths

A Bachelor degree isn't your only ticket to a great career. Nab yourself a Diploma in Engineering and you could jump straight into full-time work (and a full-time salary, kaching!). We've rounded up the best options for Australian Engineering courses with TAFE or trade school, so check out your options.

Fast study paths; TAFE and trade school careers

Pursing a math career doesn't always involve going through university. There are plenty of ways to get employed by taking alternative paths, like TAFE or trade school. The tech industry, finance, and forensics are some of the trade school careers that you can get involved in without getting a degree.
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Fashion meets technology at TAFE

For fashion designer, Natalie, digital technology is an essential part of her process. She's using computer aided design to model her ideas and digitise pattern making.

How engineers are solving the world’s biggest problems

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From infrastructure to recycling, energy to sustainability, engineers are at the core of solving all the problems of tomorrow and the world knows it

How to think like an engineer

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Engineers are the innovators in the workplace, introducing new ideas and products

Video: What is engineering?

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Engineering is awesome! Here's a fun intro to the super popular 'E' in STEM.