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Day 2 - National Skills Week 24 Aug 2021

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

Please contact the FFTITC team if you'd like to know more



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