Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Giving Apprentices The Recognition They Deserve

Victorians who have successfully completed their apprenticeship over the last five years will have their trade formally recognised following the re-introduction of Trade Papers by the Andrews Labor Government. The previous Liberal Government scrapped Trade Papers as part of their savage cuts to TAFE and training, meaning Victorians who have completed their apprenticeship only receive […]

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Delivering TAFE Training That Leads To Jobs In Stawell

Students in Stawell will have access to more TAFE training that leads to a job thanks to a funding boost by the Andrews Labor Government for a new partnership between South West TAFE and local businesses. The Labor Government is investing $435,000 in South West TAFE to deliver Certificate III in Individual Support in partnership […]

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More Training For TAFE Students In Ballarat

Students at Federation University’s Ballarat campus will soon have access to a range of new training and courses to boost their skills and get a job, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Federation University’s Ballarat campus to announce $4.6 million in funding […]

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Koorie Education Celebrated At 2018 Wurreker Awards

Training providers, teachers, employers and employees who have made a significant contribution to Koorie training and employment have been celebrated at the 2018 Wurreker Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney last night congratulated nominees and winners at the annual awards, hosted by the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated (VAEAI), which recognise outstanding achievement […]

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Supporting More Adult Learners Into Training And Jobs

Victoria’s adult community education sector will be able to provide more people with the foundation skills they need to get a job or undertake further training with a new program announced by the Andrews Labor Government. More than 3,000 learners and 267 Learn Local adult community education providers will benefit from a new $5 million […]

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Funding Boost For More Training In Western Victoria

Engineering and automotive students in Portland will soon have access to new courses in the skills they need to get a job, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited South West TAFE’s Portland campus to announce that an extra $777,000 will go to […]

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Adult Learners Take Centre Stage At Learn Local Awards

Learners, teachers and education providers from across Victoria have been recognised for their outstanding efforts transforming lives through adult community education at the 2018 Victorian Learn Local Awards. Learn Local providers make a huge difference in their communities delivering adult community education programs. They help people who need extra support to turn their lives around […]

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Funding Boost To Re-Train Latrobe Valley Workers

Workers looking to gain new skills in the Latrobe Valley will soon have the opportunity to re-train in biodiversity thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Australian Paper in Morwell to announce $3.8 million for a new project to train a local skilled-up […]

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Delivering A New Welding Centre For Box Hill TAFE

Victoria’s next generation of welders will be some of the best trained in the world after the opening of Australia’s first welding training centre using augmented reality technology. Supported by a $1 million funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government, the Advanced Augmented Welding Training Centre will enable more Victorian welders to be trained to […]

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National Skills Week Launches At Box Hill TAFE

TAFE and training providers across Victoria will be out talking up our state’s world class training system following the launch of National Skills Week at Box Hill Institute today. Events will be held across Victoria to showcase that more than ever, the skills needed for jobs in high-demand are taught by TAFE and training providers. […]

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