Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Reconnecting People With Training And Jobs

Early school leavers and the long-term unemployed living in Melbourne’s west will have more access to the training and support they need to get a job thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Westgate Community Initiatives Group to announce they have received more than $1 million to […]

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Victoria Leading National Cyber Security Skills Push

Victoria is leading the push to implement a national training model to give Australians the skills they need to secure jobs as cyber security experts, filling critical shortages in the banking, telecommunications and defence industries. Thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government, Box Hill Institute has spearheaded the development of the Cyber Security National […]

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Nominations Open For 2018 Victorian Training Awards

Victorians are being urged to nominate outstanding apprentices, trainees and vocational education and training teachers for the 2018 Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today officially opened nominations for the awards, which highlight collaboration and innovation in the training sector. Now in their 64th year, the Victorian Training Awards recognise and […]

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Getting Things Done For Apprentices And Trainees

Victorian apprentices are getting to hone their skills on some of the world’s best cars thanks to an industry partnership between Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence in Docklands and Zagame Motorsport. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson, apprentices and industry leaders at Kangan Institute in Docklands […]

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Getting People Back Into Training And Jobs In Ballarat

People living in Ballarat will have more access to the training and support they need to get a job thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Skills First Reconnect program. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard to announce that Federation University is receiving […]

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Victoria Cleans Up At The National Training Awards

Victoria has cemented itself as a national leader in vocational education and training after taking home seven awards at the Australian Training Awards. For the second year in a row, a Victorian TAFE was named Australian Large Training Provider of the Year with Geelong’s The Gordon crowned 2017 winners in Canberra overnight. Former Holmesglen Institute […]

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Capitol Theatre Refurbishment A Win For Training And Jobs

Melbourne’s iconic Capitol Theatre is set to undergo a much-needed transformation to return it to its former glory, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined RMIT Vice-Chancellor Martin Bean and Academy Award winner Adam Elliot to announce the project, which will transform the Capitol back to […]

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Creating A Stronger TAFE In Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality training no matter their background, through the Skills First TAFE Community Service Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined students and staff at The Gordon to announce the TAFE is receiving $2.89 million from the fund and to launch […]

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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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