The national vocational education and training (VET) system is a world-leading, sophisticated education system drawing on the expertise of industry to deliver relevant, transferable and innovative career skills to Australians.

The Australian VET Alumni is a national community of graduates, registered training organisations, practitioners and businesses dedicated to sharing their VET journey with Australians to encourage greater participation and best practice in VET.

Being part of the Alumni facilitates the building of meaningful connections, sharing of ideas and forming professional networks.

The Alumni offers these high performing people exclusive membership of a national community with fellow high achievers associated with VET. For both organisations and individuals, being part of the Alumni provides a platform to build meaningful connections, share ideas and form professional networks. Many of the Alumni are happy to attend events and media appearances to share their story of success with the Australian public. To invite Alumni for an event or activity, please complete a booking request.

Individuals and organisations invited to join the Alumni have demonstrated their capacity to be a positive VET role model because of their achievements in VET. This could be through national VET or industry related awards, events and competitions such as:

  • The Australian Training Awards
  • Word Skills Australia
  • Master Builders Australia
  • NAIDOC Awards
  • National Apprentice Employment Network
  • National Rugby League (NRL) Player’s Association
  • AFL Sportsready

Individuals and organisations who believe they would be a positive role model for VET can self-nominate to join.

The Australian VET Alumni portal, available through MySkills.gov.au, is providing a platform to highlight the inspirational professional journeys of the best and brightest in VET and inspire others to achieve their goals.

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