Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Early Childhood Courses Added To Free TAFE List

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on Victorians to consider a career in early childhood education as two early childhood qualifications will be added to the Free TAFE course list in 2020 to support the rollout of universal three-year-old Kinder. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney and Member for Northern Victoria […]

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Preparing Victorians For The Jobs Of The Future

The Andrews Labor Government will undertake a significant review into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system to ensure Victoria has the skills we need for our growing economy. The Labor Government’s major investments in roads and public transport, education, family violence prevention, disability and aged care will create thousands of jobs over the next decade. […]

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Cutting Edge Horticulture Courses Due To Free TAFE

Students in Melbourne’s north are on their way to getting the skills they need for the jobs they want in the thriving horticulture industry, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney and Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous today visited Melbourne Polytechnic’s Fairfield campus to meet with […]

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Small Training Provider Of The Year Successes Celebrated

The Andrews Labor Government has commended the outstanding achievements of Ringwood Training today as part of a visit to the campus to celebrate their win at this year’s 65th Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney visited Ringwood Training to see firsthand its successful training model which led to […]

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Funding For TAFE And Community Education Collaboration

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the Mornington Peninsula to ensure that those in the community have the skills and training they need for local jobs. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, Gayle Tierney and Member for Nepean Chris Brayne today visited Chisholm Institute’s Mornington Peninsula campus to announce that Chisholm Institute […]

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Koorie Excellence Recognised In Education And Training

The Andrews Labor Government in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association has recognised leaders in Koorie education and employment with the announcement of the winners at the 2019 Wurreker Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney last night congratulated the nominees and winners of the annual awards in Northcote, which […]

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State’s Training Achievements Honoured At Awards Night

Vocational education and training students, teachers and the businesses who train them have been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 65th Victorian Training Awards, with six women taking out top honours. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney congratulated the 14 winners at the prestigious annual event, dedicated to the state’s […]

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Free TAFE Graduates At TAFE Gippsland Ready For Work

The first cohort of Free TAFE students from TAFE Gippsland have graduated from their courses and are beginning to secure jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited TAFE Gippsland’s Morwell Campus to congratulate students completing Certificate III in Individual […]

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Multi-Million Dollar Boost For Learn Local Providers

The Andrews Labor Government is helping early school leavers, unemployed Victorians and women looking to re-enter the workforce get the training they need, with a $2.8 million boost for Learn Local providers across Victoria. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney joined Member for Footscray Katie Hall at Duke Street Community House […]

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Adult Learners Shine At 2019 Learn Local Awards

Learners, practitioners and training providers have been recognised for their incredible work transforming lives through community education at this year’s Learn Local Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney announced the award winners at a gala dinner at the Mural Hall, Melbourne on Friday evening. Presented by the Adult, Community and […]

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