Topic: Training and skills

Free TAFE Starts At Chisholm Wonthaggi

Wonthaggi students and job seekers are getting into training through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with 30 students already enrolled in priority courses at Chisholm Institute Wonthaggi. Minster for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today to meet with students studying Free TAFE certificate courses in Individual Support, […]

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

Nominations Open For 65th Victorian Training Awards

Apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers can now nominate for the 65th Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney has opened nominations for the awards, which recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations in the Victorian TAFE and training sector. There are 16 categories including […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Free TAFE Kicks Off At Federation University

The number of Ballarat region students enrolling in priority courses has more than doubled, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. More than 500 students have already enrolled in Free TAFE courses at Federation University, a jump of 135 per cent compared to the same time last year. Minister for Training and Skills […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Free TAFE Kicks Off In Geelong At The Gordon

Geelong students and job seekers are getting into training through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with more than 600 students already enrolled in Free TAFE courses at The Gordon, a jump of 28 per cent compared with those courses at the same time last year. Minster for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney also […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Second Round University And TAFE Offers Released

Students who missed out on first-round university offers or those wishing to be considered for course preferences higher than their first offer will today find out if they have received an offer. Today more than 7000 second round offers have been made to students for undergraduate and vocational courses. Minister for Higher Education and Minister […]

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

Victorians Rush To Start Free TAFE

Around 3000 Victorians have begun working towards a Free TAFE qualification, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews, Acting Minister for Skills and Training and Higher Education James Merlino and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today met with Free TAFE students studying nursing and automotive courses at Chisholm Institute in Frankston. These students […]

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First Round University And TAFE Offers Released

The wait is over for many Victorian students who will find out today if they have received a first-round university or TAFE offer. Today 51,638 main round offers have been made to students for undergraduate and vocational courses. Acting Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education James Merlino today congratulated all students who received […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Free TAFE Set To Deliver Skills For Thousands Of Victorians

More than 80,000 Victorians have picked up the phone or submitted an expression of interest form to their local TAFE to find out how they can sign up to the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative. The enquiries have been made across each of the state’s 12 TAFEs and four dual-sector universities to seek more […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Victorian School Leavers Making TAFE Their First Choice

School leavers in Ballarat are taking advantage of the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE for priority courses initiative and making TAFE their first choice after receiving VCE and VCAL results. Visiting Phoenix P-12 Community College’s Sebastopol campus today, Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney met with Ballarat Year 12 students who are set to […]

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Improving Skills And Safety For Victorian Farmers

Victorian farmers will get the support they need to work smarter and more safely with the Andrews Labor Government delivering a new program to improve safety across agricultural industries and support workers to adopt new and emerging technology. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $20 million in funding for the Labor […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture