Women in STEM Cadetships and Advanced Apprenticeships

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The Government will help women who want to upskill in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), or build a STEM career to get job relevant skills to help them to advance in their profession.

The Government is committing $24.8 million for a new program commencing from 2021 to create pathways to STEM careers for up to 500 women though industry-sponsored advanced apprenticeship-style courses

Employers and universities will collaborate to provide sandwiched programs combining study and work in STEM fields.

This four-year program will support women to gain career experience and earn a salary at the same time as studying towards an industry-relevant, higher education Advanced Diploma in a STEM field, boosting women’s participation in both STEM-related learning and work.

More information on the program, and how to apply, will be available shortly.