Independent review into the Trade Training Centres in Schools Program
On 3 February 2015, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Assistant Minister for Education and Training released the Government’s independent review into the Trade Training Centres in Schools Program.
The Review was undertaken to inform the Government on ways to optimise use of the Trade Training Centre expenditure and improve the delivery and quality of vocational learning and VET delivered to secondary students..
2012 Trade Training Centres Progress Report
An overview of the TTC program objectives, participation statistics and enrolment figures for 2012.
Trades Skills Centres
The $209 million offer for Round Five (Phase One) of the former Government’s Trade Training Centres in Schools Program will proceed with the new centres being retitled Trades Skills Centres.
To reflect this Government’s commitment to strong industry linkages, project funding agreements have been enhanced to ensure that industry engagement and collaboration is at the forefront of these projects along with appropriate student support arrangements.
There will be 136 new Trades Skills Centres for over 220 schools. These new Trades Skills Centres will deliver vocational education and training that is relevant and in partnership with industry and employers.
Trades Skills Centres - Download statistical information for successful schools:
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The new Trades Skills Centres will be administered under the same Guidelines as the former Government’s Trade Training Centres in Schools Program.
Current guidelines are at.
Trade Training Centres (Rounds One to Four)
The name change for Round Five (Phase One) projects does not impact on any of the projects from previous rounds of the former Government’s Trade Training Centres in Schools Program. All projects from Rounds One – Four will continue to be known as Trade Training Centres.
Lists of successful schools in each round of the Trade Training Centres in Schools Program can be found on the Resources page.