Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Getting People Back Into Jobs In Gippsland

A new training program that links people directly to a job will be trialled in Gippsland, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government to help boost employment in local growth industries. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today launched Skills Uplift – Gippsland, a pilot program to address rates of unemployment within the […]

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Getting Things Done For TAFE In Gippsland

People in Gippsland will be able to access more TAFE training thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced $1.96 million for Federation Training to deliver new training in horticulture, conservation management, health and construction. Developed in collaboration with industry, employers and other key […]

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Matching Skills With Local Needs In Mildura

Mildura residents will have greater access to high quality training through Skills First TAFE Community Service funding this year thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined staff and students at SuniTAFE in Mildura to announce $2.04 million in Community Service funding and to open the new Skills […]

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Funding Boost Brings Auslan Courses To Regional Victoria

For the first time, people in regional Victoria will be able to study Auslan qualifications up to Diploma level without having to travel to Melbourne, thanks to a new TAFE-led project funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney said a $2.5 million funding boost would enable Melbourne Polytechnic to […]

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Students And Employers Get Their Say On Training

Victorian students and employers will get the opportunity to rate their vocational education and training experiences in two of the largest surveys of their kind. Around 200,000 Victorians who undertook VET training in 2017 are being given the opportunity to provide their feedback and around 30,000 employers of apprentices and trainees will be asked about […]

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Supporting South West Victorians To Get Work Ready

The Andrews Labor Government today announced $3.6 million for a South West Institute of TAFE-led project to examine how locally-delivered training can best meet the region’s future workforce needs. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney said the project would ensure South West Institute of TAFE is able to develop and deliver training that accounts for […]

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New Award To Celebrate Inclusive Training

The Andrews Labor Government is recognising Victorian training providers with an outstanding record delivering training to students with a disability through the introduction of a new award at the 2018 Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney encouraged eligible training providers to nominate for the new Victorian Inclusive Training Provider of the […]

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Bendigo TAFE New Health Training Facility Officially Opened

Health and community services workers from across Bendigo and beyond will hit the ground running thanks to Bendigo TAFE’s new Health and Community Centre of Excellence. The Centre, on McCrae Street in Bendigo, was officially opened today by the Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and delivered with $17.7 million in funding from the […]

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Funding Boost To Help Support Our Most Vulnerable Children

Victoria’s most vulnerable children and young people will be better supported by qualified workers thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost to deliver TAFE training to an additional 700 residential care workers. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced an additional $1.8 million to ensure all of Victoria’s 2,100-strong residential care workforce […]

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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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