16 Jun 2020

Deluge of potential apprentices seeking free trades training

From Nine To Noon, 9:33 am on 16 June 2020

Training organisations dealing with an influx of people seeking government funded trades apprenticeships are calling for more clarity on the free stimulus initiative.The $320 million Targetted Training and Apprentices Fund supports skill gathering across a range of industries. To discuss whether there is enough detail about what the Training Fund means for individual sector groups, Kathryn talks to Road Transport Forum Chief Nick Leggett who says his organisation is about to launch its own trades traineeship, the Electrical Training Company, ETCO's CEO Jeremy Sole and from Industry training organisation Competenz CEO Fiona Kingsford. 

Young electrician at work on switches and sockets of a residential electrical installation.

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