Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors are members of the Australian VET Alumni and know first-hand the value of investing in an Australian Apprenticeship. Their collective efforts in raising the status of apprenticeships and traineeships since 2012 has been recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training as a promising practice in international VET.

Ambassador stories

If you are considering an Australian Apprenticeship to start your career, or even if you are looking for a career change, get your inspiration here by watching the Real Opportunities video. The video features several Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors and covers a range of industries including plumbing, hospitality, electrotechnology and veterinary nursing.

Or, if you are an employer considering hiring an apprentice, watch the Real Prospects video. The video features the perspectives of AFL legend Kevin Sheedy AM and owner and manager of The Valonz Group and hairdresser to the stars, Renya Xydis. It also features employers that have found success through investing in Australian Apprenticeships.

You can read more inspiring stories below.

Book an Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador to speak at your next event

You can send a request for an Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador to share their success story at your event or activity to vetalumni@education.gov.au.

Please include your preferred Alumni member, the date of your event, your audience and the relevant timings.

Visit the Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors map to see who is located nearby, read their success story and send a booking request with at least 30 days notice.

More information

Download the Australian VET Alumni fact sheet.

Contact us

Email vetalumni@education.gov.au.