Category: Minister for Training and Skills

2017 Victorian Training Award Winners Announced

Victoria’s best apprentice, teacher and training provider have been celebrated at tonight’s 63rd Victorian Training Awards, which recognise the high quality training being delivered across the state. Maria Peters, the Chief Executive Officer of Chisholm Institute, received the Lynne Kosky Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement for her outstanding leadership and her invaluable contribution to TAFE […]

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Backing Victoria As A Cyber Security Leader

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new university degree aimed at addressing a skills shortage in one of the world’s fastest growing industries. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced $1 million for Deakin University’s Bachelor of Cyber Security, which has been used to develop the degree and for industry certification licences, […]

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Creating A Stronger TAFE In Mildura

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality training through our Skills First TAFE Community Service funding. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined staff and students at SuniTAFE’s Mildura campus, to announce the institute is receiving $1.52 million from the fund. Community Service funding helps TAFEs support […]

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New Report Identifies Workforce Needs In The Mallee

A new report identifying and highlighting the skills and training needs of the Mallee region’s industries now and into the future has been officially launched. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson to launch the Mallee Regional Skills Demand Profile at Olam Orchards Australia in Carwarp this morning. The […]

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Helping Ex-Automotive Workers Find New Jobs

Former automotive industry workers have found jobs working to remove dangerous level crossings after taking part in an Andrews Labor Government project to reskill and retrain them for new careers. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited the Rosanna Level Crossing site to meet former Ford employees who have found employment thanks to […]

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Apprentices To Shine At 2017 Victorian Training Awards

Apprentices, trainees, teachers and training providers will take centre stage at this year’s Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced finalists for the awards, now in its 63rd year, which celebrate excellence in the training system, showcasing collaboration between industry and training providers. Regional areas feature prominently this year among […]

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Returning Education And Training To Glenormiston

The Andrews Labor Government is returning education and training to Glenormiston, delivering a key election commitment. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the Glenormiston site this morning to announce that South West TAFE will be the lead education and training provider for the consortium headed by Dean Montgomery. South West TAFE will offer […]

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2017 Learn Local Awards Winners Announced

A Hadfield man who turned his life around and reskilled after losing his job in the IT industry is among this year’s Learn Local Award winners – announced at a ceremony at Malvern Town Hall tonight. Unemployed and in his late 50s, Christie Sinclair had almost given up hope of finding work again when he […]

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Boost For Dandenong Skills And Jobs Centre

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Dandenong locals access vital career and training advice thanks to a $620,000 boost for Chisholm’s Skills and Jobs Centre. The Dandenong Skills and Jobs Centre helps more than 200 job seekers each month, giving them access to skills development, job readiness, and the training and career support they need […]

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One-Stop Jobs Shop Helping Former Automotive Workers

A one-stop shop in Broadmeadows for people seeking career and training advice is helping connect former automotive workers with high quality training and real jobs. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire at Kangan Institute’s Broadmeadows Skills and Jobs Centre […]

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