VET calendar

Updated 21 August 2019

National Manufacturing Summit 2019

26 August 2019 - 1 September 2019 - The Australian Synchrotron, Clayton, Victoria

Convener: Weld Australia

Skills for the future

2019 marks the third National Manufacturing Summit; the event was held in both 2018 and 2017 at Australian Parliament House in Canberra. Attended each year by over 100 delegates, the Summit program is designed to open new ground in the policy dialogue over how to sustain and nurture manufacturing: a vital segment of Australia’s economy.

Australia is facing a significant shortage of skilled, qualified trades workers. Without action, the nation will be unable to meet future demand on major projects in industries as diverse as defence, shipbuilding, aerospace, infrastructure, rolling stock, and resources.

events@weldaustralia.com.au . 02 8748 0130 . More information

2019 TAFE Directors Australia Convention

4 September 2019 - 6 September 2019 - Brisbane

Convener: TAFE Directors Australia

More information coming soon.

memberservices@tda.edu.au . (02) 6153 3458 .

2019 National VET Conference

12 September 2019 - 13 September 2019 - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland

Convener: Velg Training

Innovate Activate Educate

The 2019 National VET Conference will be delivered over two days on the 12-13 September at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) through an exciting range of presentations, providing attendees the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of plenary and elective sessions.

Master Classes will be held on Wednesday 11 September. The theme for the two day conference is 'Innovate Activate Educate' and will focus on multiple streams including, RTO Management & Compliance, Training & Assessing, eLearning, Regulator, Tech in VET, RTO Administration and VET Shaper. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet with product and service providers and network with peers from across Australia.

conference@velgtraining.com . 07 3866 0888 .  More Information

5th International Conference on Technology and Vocational Teaching

14 September 2019 - 15 September 2019 - Eastparc Hotel Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Convener: International Conference on Technology and Vocational Teaching

Enhancing Technology and Vocational Competency for Smart Industry

ICTVT 2019 is dedicated to a unified communication platform for professional practice in engineering fields, researchers, and vocational teacher from industry, academia and government.

The professional practice in engineering fields include electrical technology, electronics technology, informatics technology, mechanical technology, Civil Technology, vocational education, teaching and learning.

The ICTVT 2019 conference also welcomes researchers who have interdisciplinary collaboration of science and technology.

ictvt@uny.ac.id . +62274 586734 . More information

2019 CDAA National Conference

19 September 2019 - 21 September 2019 - Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

Convener: Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA)

Inspiring Excellence in Career Development: Integration

A new paradigm is emerging around us – the fields of work, training and education are becoming increasingly integrated, with a push for career development to be integrated into other activities rather than a stand-alone specialisation. This conference will assist career development practitioners further understand this new paradigm and integrate that understanding into practice.

pwebster@gemsevents.com.au .  +61 2 9744 5252 .  More information

2019 ACAL Conference

3 October 2019 - 5 October 2019 - Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney

Convener: Australian Council for Adult Literacy

Critical re-imagining: adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development

This conference invites participants to consider the role of adult literacy and numeracy education in promoting the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including the most directly pertinent goal to this field: 'Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all'. The theme for this years conference is Critical re-imagining: adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development.

info@acal.edu.au .  More information

VET Training & Assessment Summit 2019

23 October 2019 - 25 October 2019 - Rydges World Square, Sydney

Convener: Insources Education

Connect with more VET professionals like you!

In October, Vocational Education and Training professionals from Australia will meet at the VET Training and Assessment Summit, where they will update their knowledge on education delivery models to transform the training-learning experience into an innovative experience, where students can develop relevant skills and have fun in the process.

To know more about the VET Training and Assessment Summit visit the website https://vetsummit.insources.com.au or follow the organizer social profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

info@insources.com.au .  1300 208 774 .  More Information

CCA Annual Conference 2019

18 November 2019 - 19 November 2019 - The Stamford Plaza, Brisbane, QLD

Convener: The Community Colleges Australia

Expanding Possibilities

The Community Colleges Australia (CCA) Annual Conference travels to Brisbane this November, promising an informative, inventive and invigorating two days of international speakers, expert presenters and community education provider specialists.

admin@cca.edu.au . (02) 9233 3634 . More Information

2019 Australian Training Awards

21 November 2019 - 21 November 2019 - Brisbane, Queensland

Convener: Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for Australia's VET sector. They recognise and reward individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.

Award categories include the 'National Achievement' and 'Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice' for individuals, the 'Australian Apprenticeships – Employer' award, and the 'School Pathways to VET' award for RTOs.

australiantrainingawards@education.gov.au .  More information

29th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills'

8 July 2020 - 10 July 2020 - North Metropolitan TAFE, Western Australia

Convener: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

More information coming soon.

'No Frills' is a well-known annual national conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training (VET) sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector.

Information regarding call for presentations will be released shortly.

The 2020 conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia.

stephentormet@ncver.edu.au .  08 8230 851