Category: Minister for Training and Skills

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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Women Shine At 2018 Victorian Training Awards

Women took centre stage at the 63rd Victorian Training Awards, which recognises the high-quality training being delivered across the state, taking home six of the seven individual awards at tonight’s ceremony. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney congratulated the 13 winners of the annual awards for apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers for […]

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Funding Boost For Construction Training At TAFE

More students will get the skills and experience they need to get a job thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government for construction training in Melbourne’s north-east. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today visited Box Hill Institute’s Lilydale campus to announce $2.9 million in […]

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Delivering A Design Centre Of Excellence For Geelong

Design students at The Gordon TAFE will soon have access to extra training and a new learning space thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens today visited The Gordon to announce $998,000 for a new project to establish a […]

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Awards To Celebrate Victorian TAFE And Training Providers

Victorian TAFEs and their students have dominated nominations for the Victorian Training Awards, with 13 TAFE finalists to take part in an awards ceremony to recognise outstanding achievements in training. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced the 39 finalists for the Victorian Training Awards, which have been selected across 13 categories – […]

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