Topic: Training and skills

Early Childhood Free TAFE Courses Get Underway

More learners across Victoria will gain a rewarding career in early childhood education and care, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Holmesglen Institute’s Glen Waverley campus to officially launch the start of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and Diploma […]

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New Sunshine Skills Hub Opens Its Doors To Students

Students in Melbourne’s west now have access to a brand-new skills hub at Victoria University Polytechnic, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today opened the new Sunshine Skills Hub and met with female students to celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Higher Education, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Metropolitan Region

2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards Open

Learners, teachers and community education providers can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement among the state’s Learn Local organisations. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced that nominations are open and urged Victorians to nominate the inspirational learners and practitioners whose stories show […]

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Architect Appointed To South West TAFE Library

Students and residents in Warrnambool are a step closer to having a state-of-the-art learning and library hub, with the Andrews Labor Government appointing an architect to design the project. Kosloff Architecture has been appointed to design the next stage in the $20.25 million project, which will deliver a learning and library hub at South West […]

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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Northern Victoria Region

TAFE Revamp Delivers Major Skills Boost In Frankston

Thousands of Victorians will get the skills they need for the job they want at Chisholm Institute’s Frankston campus – revamped and rebuilt thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney visited the state-of-the-art campus today to officially open Stage 1 of the […]

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The Gordon TAFE: Bigger And Better Than Ever

Students in Geelong now have access to state-of-the-art TAFE facilities so they can get the skills and training they need for the job they want, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney, teachers, students and community members to officially open The Gordon’s rejuvenated $10 […]

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Construction Of Victorian Tunnelling Centre Set To Commence

Thousands of Victorian workers will get the skills they need to build the Metro Tunnel, West Gate Tunnel and other major transport projects at an Australian-first tunnelling training centre to be built in Melbourne.   The state-of-the-art Victorian Tunnelling Centre (VTC) will be located at Holmesglen Institute’s Drummond Street campus in Chadstone and will take […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

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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