Day 2 - National Skills Week

Dispelling the Myths



BUSTED: VET is just for people who want to do a trade


People who study VET courses can become agronomists, zookeepers, veterinary nurses, interior designers, dog trainers, production managers, foresters, fashion designers, just to name a few.


To find out what’s available in WA – click here


BUSTED: VET Graduates earn low wages


According to a study by Skilling Australia Foundations “Perceptions Are Not Reality: myths, realities & the critical role of vocational education & training in Australia", VET graduates earn wages comparable to, if not exceeding, that of university graduates.


The median full-time income for a VET graduate is $56,000. The median graduate salary for students completing a Bachelor’s degree is $54,000.


To read the report, click here.


BUSTED: There's no point training someone up - they'll only leave you


Investing in training and development will make your employees feel appreciated and valued. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workforce Learning Report, a whopping 93% of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their careers.


68% of employees prefer to learn at work.


To read the report, click here


@nationalskillsweek #Rethinkyourideas #letsexplore #VETforthefuture #skills #pathwaytosuccess #realskillsforrealcareers @jobsandskills #WA


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