• Horticulture Offers Young Apprentice Great Career Growth

    From the age of six Brody Simmonds knew he wanted to become a professional gardener. Now, at 18-years-old, his dream is a reality.
Brody applied for an apprenticeship with the Hobsons Bay City Council as soon as he completed secondary school, and is now in the second year of his apprenticeship studying Certificate III in Horticulture (Parks… Continue Reading

    Horticulture Offers Young Apprentice Great Career Growth
  • YETI: Getting More Indigenous Australian Women into the Workforce

    In Australia, men still greatly outnumber women when it comes to obtaining full time employment, national statistics show. In fact, the labour force participation rate of people aged 20-74 years was 65.1% for women and 78.3% for men during 2014-15, according to ABS data, revealing that when it comes to the workforce, women still lag… Continue Reading

    YETI: Getting More Indigenous Australian Women into the Workforce
  • On-the-job Training a Key Component to Kayla’s Success

    Kayla Reidy is one of the many success stories coming out of the Youth Employment Training Initiative (YETI). Kayla is currently employed as a full-time administrative trainee in the Small Business Victoria team, part of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) – State Government of Victoria. Having successfully completed her Certificate… Continue Reading

    On-the-job Training a Key Component to Kayla’s Success
  • Some of the Best Jobs Don’t Require a University Degree.

    Companies often struggle to find employees with the right skills. Even though unemployment is high and you may be struggling to get an interview, the good news is that there are still opportunities for a rewarding and well-paid career. These opportunities can’t be found inside a traditional classroom, but rather in the educational options that… Continue Reading

    Some of the Best Jobs Don’t Require a University Degree.