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    • 01 May 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 31 May 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Queensland

    QLD Small Business Month 2020


    Queensland Small Business Month (QSBM) 2020 is one of the most important events on the Queensland business calendar, QSBM 2020 will provide small business owners with opportunities to learn and acquire new ideas, skills and tools to take their businesses to the next level.

    HOW TO GET INVOLVED

    Apply for a Queensland Small Business Month Grant
    Grants of up to $5,000 to host an event, project or initiative that will benefit small businesses in the community.

    Host an event
    Host an event in your region and register it on the Business Queensland events calendar. This can include events, conferences, seminars, workshops, webinars, podcasts, awards, training or other activities.

    Attend an event
    Take part in events to help you transform your small business and network with your small business community.

    Click here for more information on Queensland Small Business Month 2020.


    • 03 Aug 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Townsville Stadium, 40-48 Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale, QLD 4811

    Townsville Careers Expo

    Get expert advice for your transition from education to employment.

    Entry to the Expo is FREE for ALL visitors!! 

    The Townsville Careers Expo is a must for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career including – high school students and their parents, mature age and post graduate students, career seekers of ALL ages, employers looking for staff training and others.

    This annual free community Townsville Careers Expo offers a wealth of information for visitors including –

    • Access the latest careers, course study and employment options.
    • Advice on enrolment procedures.
    • Talk to local and national employers.
    • Opportunity to talk to admissions staff.
    • Meet with interstate and overseas exhibitors.
    • Info on bursaries, scholarship and application procedures.
    • Compare courses from different providers
    • Students services, GAP and exchange programs

    This FREE event will take place on 3 August 2020 at the Townsville Stadium from 9.30am-1.30pm and 3.30pm-6.30pm.

    Click here for more information

    • 24 Aug 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Darling Harbour Theatre, International Convention Centre, Sydney NSW

    An Orchestra of Ideas

    National Skills Week 2020 Headline Event

    Composition and Exhibition of successful ideas, practices, and innovations in the Vocational Education and Skills Arena.

    An Event, creative in its delivery, NOT just a Conference! One Day Only.

    What to expect
    Bringing together leaders and innovators in VET and Skills Training to share their knowledge, ignite passion and to build on successful ideas and opportunities that will enable Australia to thrive, meet the skills needs of industry and advance Australia’s competitiveness and global opportunity.

    The program is designed for Vocational and Skills Educators, Career Advisors, Transition Officers, Senior Pathways, and Tertiary Practitioners who are drivers of change, looking for proven innovative ideas to address the challenges of engaging people in VET.

    The program is designed to meet the teacher identified Professional Development (PD) standards in teaching. An innovative and engaging program for attendees and  VET Stakeholders through showcases, film,  music, experts in industry,  delivery and outcomes, combining face to face and digital resources to maximise the sharing of knowledge.

    This is a must attend for those wanting to build on their knowledge and skills in  professional practice. Additionally it provides the opportunity to inspire change in colleagues, expand networks with fellow educators, industry and other VET stakeholders.

    Click here for more information


    • 24 Aug 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 30 Aug 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)

    National Skills Week 2020


    Now moving into its tenth year, National Skills Week will again set out to bring to life the positive messages, highlighting the talents, the skills, the career pathways and the value of apprentices and trainees across Australia to the wider public and employers. The week is dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning, enabling all Australians to gain a greater understanding of the opportunities, their potential and how they can contribute to a successful, modern economy.

    Past years achieved much, with unparalleled media coverage accompanied by the practical inclusions of over 500 known events taking place across the country delivering engaging and inspirational messages, promoting the VET sector generally.

    Click on the link below for more information about the week and how you can get involved.

    Click here


    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 6:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Online

    Queensland Training Awards 2020


    The prestigious Queensland Training Awards, which celebrates top achievers in training in this state, will celebrate its 59th year in 2020.

    Across 14 categories, the awards recognise individuals and organisations that strive for and have achieved success, best practice and innovation in vocational education and training (VET).

    The awards showcase all that's great about VET in Queensland, with categories for apprentices, trainees, vocational students, teachers and trainers, as well as training providers and employers.

    Nominations are now open and close 30 June 2020 - Nominate now

    Regional final award ceremonies and State Gala Dinner have been replaced by an online campaign this year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Click here for more information


    • 17 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 18 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218

    National VET Conference 2020

    POSTPONED - NEW DATES TO BE CONFIRMED

    The 2020 National VET Conference is Velg Training’s 14th National Conference specifically designed for the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

    It will be held on the 17th and 18th of September 2020, at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (with pre-conference Master Classes available on Wednesday 16th).

    The theme for #2020NVC is Vision for the Future which will be explored through an exciting range of presentations designed for VET practitioners across the sector.  

    VET will play a pivotal role in skilling Australia’s future workforce, and this event is designed to assist VET Practitioners in proactively focussing on the future.

    The #2020NVC will provide attendees with the opportunity to engage in both plenary and elective sessions. Delegates will be exposed to informative presenters and a wide variety of topics, opportunities to meet with product and service providers and to network with peers from across Australia.


    Click here for more information

    • 16 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • QT Gold Coast Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217

    2020 VET CEO Conference


    POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

    In support of what it takes to run a successful RTO, and back by popular demand, Velg Training will once again be hosting the VET CEO Conference, new date yet to be announced.

    The event will encourage, motivate and validate your current practices and deliver content that is thought-provoking and relevant to your future.  We want to help you develop a shared vision and strengthen your network. We recognise that owning and managing an RTO goes beyond maintaining compliance and developing training and assessment materials!

    The program will be tailored specifically to address the needs of not only CEOs but senior leaders and key decision makers of an RTO, to explore critical components of future-proofing your business.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this exclusive event in 2020! It offers fantastic opportunities to Take Charge: Be inspired by thought leaders and explore approaches that could help shape the direction of your RTO.


    Click here for more information and to register


    • 21 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 23 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Rydges World Square Hotel, 389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
    VET Summit 2020


    What is the VET Training and Assessment Summit 2020?

    Lecture-based training is tedious, disengaging and unproductive; but participant-centred and work-based learning models can turn VET training into an innovative experience, where students can develop relevant skills and have fun in the process. 

    The VET Training and Assessment Summit is the only conference in Australia that focuses on the foundational elements that every trainer and VET professional should comprehend: Instructional Design - Training Delivery - Competency-Assessment - Learning technologies.

    The Summit will be held:

    Pre-summit workshops: 21-22 October 2020

    Summit: 23 October 2020

    Where: Rydges World Square Hotel, 389 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000


    Click here for more information

    • 05 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Dockside Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW

    2020 Skills Conference


    The Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT will be hosting the 2020 Skills Conference in Sydney on 5 November 2020.

    The 2020 Skills Conference continues to build on previous years themes to ensure as an industry we keep Vocational Education and Training high on the government agenda. This years theme will be “Making VET great again

    The Skills Conference will provide a deeper engagement with the issues and ideas on the skills agenda and give the interests of employers and apprentices more weight in public debate.

    The conference is designed to maximise skills policy exchange and debate via keynote presentations, moderated panel discussions, as well as formal speeches by prominent and relevant industry spokespeople.


    Click here for more information

    • 19 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 20 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • RACV Torquay Resort, 1 Great Ocean Road, Torquay VIC 3228

    VDC Teaching & Learning Conference 2020


    The 2020 VDC Teaching & Learning Conference will be held on the 19th and 20th November 2020 at the popular RACV Torquay Resort on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. The VDC has provided an annual teaching and learning conference for the past 14 years. The aim has been to focus on national and state strategic issues fundamental to excellent vocational education and training practice.

    The 2020 Conference program will consist of highly interactive concurrent workshops as well as high-profile keynote presentations on the theme of VET teaching and learning strategies for engaging with industry and learners. This follows the 2019 Conference vibrant success, with practitioners from public, private and community providers engaged, entertained and enthused.

    Registrations opening soon. 

    Click here for more information.


    • 20 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Melbourne

    Australian Training Awards 2020

    The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards that showcase best practice in vocational education and training (VET).

    The Australian Training Awards recognise and celebrate excellence and are an important mechanism for promoting the benefits of vocational education and training.

    Winners from each state and territory compete for a national award title. This has led to Australia-wide awareness and respect for skill-based careers and skills excellence.

    Direct entry award nominations have been extended to 30 June 2020. Click here for more information on award categories and how to apply.

    The 2020 Australian Training Awards event will take place in Melbourne on 20 November. Further details to be confirmed.

    Click here for more information on the awards


                                                        

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