Category: Minister for Skills and Training

Work Begins On Hi-Tech TAFE Construction Training Centre

Students and residents in Lilydale are a step closer to having a world-class construction training centre, with work on the project under way, thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today attended a virtual event to celebrate the sod turning that marks the start of construction on the $10.2 million […]

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$1.25M Boost For Local Learners Across State

Victoria’s most vulnerable learners will have better access to the literacy, numeracy and digital skills they need for further study or employment opportunities, thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced the details of a $1.25 million investment in crucial skills training during a virtual visit […]

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Free TAFE Expansion To Boost Skills And Drive Economic Recovery

The Victorian Government will expand its signature Free TAFE program as part of a major new package of investments to boost skills, create jobs and drive the state’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced $163 million in targeted investments that will make it […]

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Sheep Shearing Training Proceeds At A Fast Clip

More Victorians will have access to training to become highly-skilled sheep shearers thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited a shearing facility at Barunah Plains, outside Geelong, one of eight locations across Victoria where training is being delivered to address the skill shortage in […]

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$2m Funding Boost To Transform Longerenong College

The next generation of farmers and rural workers in western Victoria will soon have access to upgraded learning and students facilities thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Longerenong Agricultural College, located near Horsham, to announce a $2 million funding boost that will ensure that […]

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Training Workers To Keep Victorians Safe

Workers across the state will receive free accredited training to help them manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus infection in their workplace and keep the state open for business. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced up to $10 million in funding to boost Victoria’s economic recovery through a national […]

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Designs For New Port Of Sale TAFE Campus Revealed

Students in the Wellington Shire are a step closer to having the state-of-the-art training facilities they deserve, with the Victorian Government unveiling its designs for the new TAFE Gippsland campus at the Port of Sale. The video animation offers a virtual glimpse of the $25 million project that will centralise most of TAFE Gippsland’s facilities […]

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Free TAFE Supporting Coronavirus Response And Recovery

The Victorian Government is leading a rapid, coordinated response to ensure the TAFE and training sector continues to provide the skills the state needs to respond to the coronavirus crisis and prepare for recovery. The 2019 Free TAFE report card released today shows the Free TAFE program has helped almost 40,000 students start the training […]

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New Initiative To Keep Apprentices Learning

The Victorian Government is helping apprentices and trainees displaced by the coronavirus crisis to complete their apprenticeships and training and find work. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced the Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program – a collaboration with the Apprenticeship Employment Network, the peak body for group training employers. […]

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New Higher Apprenticeship Scheme Rolls Out Online

Future leaders in the social services sector have logged on for their first online gathering as part of an innovative new higher apprenticeship scheme that allows participants to earn while they learn. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney welcomed 25 students of the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course via […]

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