Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Funding Boost For Innovative Training Projects

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a $2.4 million funding boost for innovative training projects that will train the next generation of workers across Melbourne. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Eltham Vicki Ward at Melbourne Polytechnic’s Greensborough campus to announce the major investment and meet with students enrolled in Free […]

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Jobs Board To Provide One-Stop-Shop For TAFE Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for industry experts to find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector, with a new Jobs at TAFE website. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Box Hill Paul Hamer to launch the new website at Box Hill Institute, where they met teachers training the […]

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Trade Papers Now A Reality For Victorian Tradies

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring Victorians who have done the hard yards to complete an apprenticeship can have their trade recognised through Trade Papers. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos and Member for Southern Metropolitan Nina Taylor to meet with tradespeople at the Worldskills Australia Global Skills […]

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Free TAFE Enrolments Surge In Wodonga

Hundreds of people in the Wodonga region have enrolled in priority TAFE courses that lead to jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today revealed that more than 470 students had already begun working towards Free TAFE qualifications at Wodonga TAFE, a 58 per cent […]

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Morrison Budget Fails TAFE And Universities

The Morrison minority government has issued its latest in a long list of blows for skills and training by cutting another $649 million from the sector. The smoke and mirrors game being played by the Liberals to sell this budget as good for the sector is disgraceful. The bottom line is that they can’t be […]

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Victorian Learn Locals Going From Strength To Strength

Learn Local organisations will reach out to more Victorians and tailor their training to meet the needs of those in the community, following an investment of $2 million from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited the Banksia Gardens Community Services, a Learn Local based in Broadmeadows, which offers […]

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Free TAFE Starts At Kangan Institute Broadmeadows

Students and job-seekers in Melbourne northern suburbs are starting courses through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with 430 students having begun their training at Kangan Institute’s Broadmeadows campus. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire today visited Kangan Institute’s Broadmeadow campus. More enrolments are expected following the […]

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New Centre For Health Opens At Chisholm Berwick

A new health training facility has opened its doors to students and jobseekers at Chisholm Institute’s Berwick campus. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined Member for Narre Warren North Luke Donellan and Member for Narre Warren South Gary Maas at the Kangan Drive site to open the new centre of excellence, which […]

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Free TAFE Starts At GOTAFE Shepparton

Students and job seekers in Shepparton are starting courses through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with almost 200 students having begun their training at GOTAFE in Shepparton. This is a 15 per cent increase in the number of students undertaking those courses compared to the same time last year. Minster for Training and […]

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Free TAFE Provides Links To Jobs At Benalla Precast Facility

Students and job seekers in Benalla now have access to training that leads to jobs supporting some of Victoria’s biggest infrastructure projects, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the $60 million LS Precast facility, which supplies precast concrete for major infrastructure projects and is […]

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