Policy & Advocacy

Skills and Training

A highly skilled, adaptive, and productive workforce is key to your business’s competitiveness and ultimate success. Victorian business prosperity has been built by investment in developing skills to ensure that Victoria has the workforce capability required for established and emerging businesses.

Skills and Training

Our Focus

  • Ensure Victorian businesses have high-quality apprentices and trainees needed to sustain their operations.
  • Ensure training outcomes lead to sustainable employment.
  • Grow the number of apprenticeship and traineeship placements across all sectors.
  • Ensure our vocational and higher education systems are flexible and responsive to changing industry and occupational needs.
  • Improvement in Victorian employee language, literacy, and numeracy skills.
  • Support regional Victorian growth by addressing the barriers that employers and students can encounter.
  • Create a more inclusive and accessible workforce and business opportunities for mature workers, people with disabilities, Indigenous Victorians, and people of all cultural backgrounds.

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