Try’aSkill motivates people of all ages to try their hand at a variety of trades and skilled professions.
WorldSkills Australia’s Try’aSkill program aims to encourage people to appreciate that vocational education and training can open the door to many viable career choices. The program is a unique and exciting way of promoting trades and skills to all Australians and emphasising the importance of these vocations for business, government, and society.
Participants are guided through fun hands-on activities by industry experts, allowing them to discover the different types of techniques and tools required in a large variety of trades and skills such as automotive services, building & construction, client services, computing & business, hospitality services and metals & engineering.
Some of the Try’aSkill activities that participants can come and try include:
- Hospitality & Client Services
- Building & Construction
- Automotive Services and Metals & Engineering
- Computing & Business
Participants have the opportunity to interact with trainers and local businesses within several industries and receive valuable career advice and information on the vocational education and training pathways available to them. Try’aSkill events are popular at open days, careers expos, shopping centres, classrooms and more.