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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN for the 2014 VET in Schools Awards

18 August 2014

2014 VETiS Award Winner

Applications for the 2014 Vocational Education & Training in School (VETiS) Awards for the Mid West & Gascoyne regions are now open. 

For schools:

The Awards are an excellent promotional tool and validation of how your innovative training programs have benefited your students.

For businesses:

The Awards provide a benchmark of excellence that places your organisation at the forefront in an increasingly competitive market.

Durack is continuing to support the Department of Education with its role of coordinating and hosting the event:

DATE: Thursday 23rd October 2014

TIME: 7am - 9am (invitation only)

VENUE: Geraldton Surf Lifesaving Club

TIME: 260 Willcock Drive

What is VETiS? A Vocational Education and Training (VET) program whilst at school allows students to learn about industry pathways and gain skills that are relevant to industry needs.

Success in the program can lead to pathways to immediate employment and further education such as university studies.

What can you do? We encourage you to support these awards by nominating students and employers and recognising excellence in students undertaking Vocational Education and Training Programs in schools.  

This is a significant strategy to enhance the profile of these programs in the Mid West and Gascoyne regions.  

Ready to commit? Go to the VETiS Awards information hub and find out more...

FT - Full time

PT - Part time

FLX - Flexible

RPL - Recognition of prior learning

ONL - Online

OPL - Open learning

PRE - Preapprenticeship

APP - Apprenticeship

TRN - Traineeship

WPA - Workplace assessment