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Apprenticeships and Traineeships Made Simple

Apprenticeships and Traineeships Made Simple If you’re like most hospitality business owners and managers, when someone starts talking about apprenticeships and traineeships you tune out. Sure you’re keen to train your staff, but it all seems too complicated… Wouldn’t it be great if you knew the basics so you could confidently find and implement training […]

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Happy 20th Anniversary AVTES [Lessons For Life and Business From My Parents…]

Today is the 20th Anniversary of AVTES. On 12 December 1997 Chris and Louise Fitzgibbon registered the company Australian Vocational Training and Employment Services. It’s been a long journey. And while they are very modest and would never make a big deal about it, I think this achievement should be celebrated and congratulated. Since I’ll […]

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2017 AVTES Awards Winners Announced!

Congratulations 2017 AVTES Awards Winners! Each year AVTES rewards our most high achieving students and employers through the AVTES Awards. We’d like to present the 2017 AVTES Awards winners and finalists. The AVTES Awards recognise and reward excellence in training. As well as the important role apprentices, trainees, students, and employers play in building a […]

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on the job apprenticeship faqs

ON-THE-JOB APPRENTICESHIP FAQs

Ever wondered exactly how an on-the-job apprenticeship actually works? Read on to find all the answers to your questions… Are you sick of sending your staff member off to trade school? Would you be interested in an alternative where they could be at work, doing their usual duties? Well there is. It’s called on-the-job training. […]

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FRONT OF HOUSE APPRENTICESHIP – NEW!

New Front of House Apprenticeship New Government Funding Presents Great Opportunity For Hospitality Businesses  In a move that is generating a lot of excitement in the hospitality industry, The Victorian Government has just announced new funding for a front of house apprenticeship. This announcement heralds the return of the career waiter and recognises the hospitality […]

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Partnering to Success: Hilton South Wharf and AVTES

Partnering to Success:  Hilton Melbourne South Wharf and AVTES, training partners since 2010 Like many hospitality businesses Hilton South Wharf experiences difficulties in attracting suitable staff and matching variable business demands with skilled and motivated staff. They recognised that enhancing their current training and development strategies could help them significantly improve staff retention and performance. […]

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