Topic: Training and skills

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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Metro Tunnel Works Ramp Up With More Work And Jobs To Come

Metro Tunnel works in City Square are entering the next phase, with piling to get underway to build the new Town Hall Station up to 35 metres beneath Melbourne’s CBD. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll to inspect the City Square worksite, […]

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Delivering More TAFE Training In Northern Victoria

People in Shepparton will be able to access more TAFE training thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus to announce almost $7.5 million to deliver 12 new TAFE courses as well as funding to support GOTAFE’s community services. More than […]

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

Boost For Victoria’s Renewable Energy Powerhouse

The Andrews Labor Government will provide $500,000 to help transition one of Victoria’s strongest renewable energy regions towards a thriving low-carbon economy. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio was in Ballarat today to announce that Grampians New Energy Taskforce (GNeT) will use the funding to develop a roadmap to transition the region […]

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More Funding For TAFE To Give Students The Skills They Need

More students will get the skills and experience they need to get a job with the Andrews Labor Government rolling out more funding for courses that give real-life practical experience. The Labor Government is providing $43.1 million from the Workforce Training Innovation Fund for industry to develop courses with TAFE and training providers which meet […]

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Connecting People To Jobs In Ararat And Stawell

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new project that will address local industry and employment needs in Ararat, Stawell and the surrounding region. Treasurer Tim Pallas visited AME Systems in Ararat today to announce $228,000 from the Regional Skills Fund to establish an Industry Skills Coordinator, which will link job seekers to industry, and […]

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New Course To Grow Disability Support Workforce

Victorians looking to upskill or start work in the disability sector will now have access to a new TAFE course to help them find a job or go on to study courses eligible under the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited The Gordon’s East Geelong campus […]

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Training For Tourism Businesses To Meet Chinese Demand

Warrnambool’s tourism business operators are set to benefit from a new training program that will help capitalise on the growing number of Chinese tourists by giving businesses the right skills to meet market demand. In southwest Victoria today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a grant of $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional […]

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