Topic: Training and skills

Matching Skills With Local Needs In Mildura

Mildura residents will have greater access to high quality training through Skills First TAFE Community Service funding this year thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined staff and students at SuniTAFE in Mildura to announce $2.04 million in Community Service funding and to open the new Skills […]

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Funding Boost Brings Auslan Courses To Regional Victoria

For the first time, people in regional Victoria will be able to study Auslan qualifications up to Diploma level without having to travel to Melbourne, thanks to a new TAFE-led project funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney said a $2.5 million funding boost would enable Melbourne Polytechnic to […]

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A Boost For Skills And Training In Gippsland

A locally-owned Morwell business will now be able to support the training of more bus drivers for hazardous driving conditions in Southern alpine areas, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Mountain-Top Experience will offer training to local bus operators, increasing the number of providers who can transport visitors to Mt Baw Baw and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Students And Employers Get Their Say On Training

Victorian students and employers will get the opportunity to rate their vocational education and training experiences in two of the largest surveys of their kind. Around 200,000 Victorians who undertook VET training in 2017 are being given the opportunity to provide their feedback and around 30,000 employers of apprentices and trainees will be asked about […]

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New Award To Celebrate Inclusive Training

The Andrews Labor Government is recognising Victorian training providers with an outstanding record delivering training to students with a disability through the introduction of a new award at the 2018 Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney encouraged eligible training providers to nominate for the new Victorian Inclusive Training Provider of the […]

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Funding Boost To Help Support Our Most Vulnerable Children

Victoria’s most vulnerable children and young people will be better supported by qualified workers thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost to deliver TAFE training to an additional 700 residential care workers. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced an additional $1.8 million to ensure all of Victoria’s 2,100-strong residential care workforce […]

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Getting Things Done For Apprentices And Trainees

Victorian apprentices are getting to hone their skills on some of the world’s best cars thanks to an industry partnership between Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence in Docklands and Zagame Motorsport. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson, apprentices and industry leaders at Kangan Institute in Docklands […]

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Creating A Stronger TAFE In Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality training no matter their background, through the Skills First TAFE Community Service Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today joined students and staff at The Gordon to announce the TAFE is receiving $2.89 million from the fund and to launch […]

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