Topic: Training and skills

Designs For Bendigo TAFE Project Unveiled

Students in Bendigo are a step closer to having the state-of-the-art training facilities they deserve, with the release of artist impressions for the Bendigo TAFE’s Bendigo City Campus Revitalisation Project. The designs, by award-winning Victorian architects Architectus and Six Degrees, are the next step in the $60 million redevelopment, which will deliver an education precinct […]

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Architects Appointed For TAFE Gippsland Redevelopment

Students in Gippsland are a step closer to having the state-of-the-art training facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government today announcing that TAFE Gippsland has appointed an architect to design the major redevelopment of its Morwell campus and the new Port of Sale campus. The designs, by Victorian architects GHD Woodhead Architecture, are the […]

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Making TAFE Better Than Ever For All Victorians

Campuses and buildings across Victoria will be upgraded and more Free TAFE courses offered thanks to the Victorian Budget 2019/20, helping Victorians get the skills they need for the jobs they want. As the Big Build rolls out across our state, our road and rail projects need apprentices, our new and upgraded hospitals need more […]

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South-West Victoria Shares In Massive Training Boost

South West Victoria will get a first-class TAFE learning and library hub, as well as upgrades to student accommodation at local agricultural training campuses, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced the Victorian Budget 2019/20 will invest $231.1 million to continue strengthening vocational education and training across […]

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Free TAFE Starts At Sunraysia TAFE Mildura

Students and job-seekers in northwestern Victoria are starting courses through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with more than 300 students having begun their training at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. The number of students undertaking Free TAFE courses has more than trebled compared to the same time last year. Minister for Training and Skills […]

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Funding Boost For Innovative Training Projects

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a $2.4 million funding boost for innovative training projects that will train the next generation of workers across Melbourne. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Eltham Vicki Ward at Melbourne Polytechnic’s Greensborough campus to announce the major investment and meet with students enrolled in Free […]

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Victoria Helps Develop Vietnam’s Tech Workforce

Victoria’s expertise in technology and skills is helping foster a unique relationship in Vietnam, with Melbourne based Swinburne University partnering with FPT University, a leading private university in Vietnam. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula attended the launch in Hanoi and commended both institutions for their commitment in developing a highly skilled workforce […]

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Jobs Board To Provide One-Stop-Shop For TAFE Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for industry experts to find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector, with a new Jobs at TAFE website. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Box Hill Paul Hamer to launch the new website at Box Hill Institute, where they met teachers training the […]

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Trade Papers Now A Reality For Victorian Tradies

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring Victorians who have done the hard yards to complete an apprenticeship can have their trade recognised through Trade Papers. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos and Member for Southern Metropolitan Nina Taylor to meet with tradespeople at the Worldskills Australia Global Skills […]

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Free TAFE Enrolments Surge In Wodonga

Hundreds of people in the Wodonga region have enrolled in priority TAFE courses that lead to jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today revealed that more than 470 students had already begun working towards Free TAFE qualifications at Wodonga TAFE, a 58 per cent […]

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