Topic: Training and skills

Giving Kyneton Apprentices The Recognition They Deserve

Kyneton locals who have successfully completed their apprenticeship over the last five years will soon be able to have their apprenticeship recognised following the re-introduction of Trade Papers by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Skills and Training Gayle Tierney and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today met with apprentices at Kyneton’s Evolve Interiors to […]

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Delivering TAFE Training That Leads To Jobs In Bendigo

Students at Bendigo TAFE will have access to more training in the skills needed to get jobs in demand across the Loddon Mallee region thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Bendigo TAFE to announce a $2.2 million boost to deliver 10 courses at the […]

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New Training To Get Victorian Workers NDIS Ready

Victorians looking to work in the disability sector will soon have access to new training needed for a job in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), thanks to a new project funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced a $1 million boost for the NDIS Future Workforce […]

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Better Than Ever: Rebuilding Victoria’s TAFE

With new dedicated funding to upgrade campuses and buildings across our state, a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will continue its rebuild of Victoria’s TAFE system, making it better than ever before. Under Labor, the new $220 million Building Better TAFEs Fund will see facilities and campuses rebuilt around Victoria, making sure that every community has […]

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Giving Apprentices The Recognition They Deserve

Victorians who have successfully completed their apprenticeship over the last five years will have their trade formally recognised following the re-introduction of Trade Papers by the Andrews Labor Government. The previous Liberal Government scrapped Trade Papers as part of their savage cuts to TAFE and training, meaning Victorians who have completed their apprenticeship only receive […]

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Delivering TAFE Training That Leads To Jobs In Stawell

Students in Stawell will have access to more TAFE training that leads to a job thanks to a funding boost by the Andrews Labor Government for a new partnership between South West TAFE and local businesses. The Labor Government is investing $435,000 in South West TAFE to deliver Certificate III in Individual Support in partnership […]

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Koorie Education Celebrated At 2018 Wurreker Awards

Training providers, teachers, employers and employees who have made a significant contribution to Koorie training and employment have been celebrated at the 2018 Wurreker Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney last night congratulated nominees and winners at the annual awards, hosted by the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated (VAEAI), which recognise outstanding achievement […]

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Supporting More Adult Learners Into Training And Jobs

Victoria’s adult community education sector will be able to provide more people with the foundation skills they need to get a job or undertake further training with a new program announced by the Andrews Labor Government. More than 3,000 learners and 267 Learn Local adult community education providers will benefit from a new $5 million […]

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Funding Boost For More Training In Western Victoria

Engineering and automotive students in Portland will soon have access to new courses in the skills they need to get a job, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited South West TAFE’s Portland campus to announce that an extra $777,000 will go to […]

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Adult Learners Take Centre Stage At Learn Local Awards

Learners, teachers and education providers from across Victoria have been recognised for their outstanding efforts transforming lives through adult community education at the 2018 Victorian Learn Local Awards. Learn Local providers make a huge difference in their communities delivering adult community education programs. They help people who need extra support to turn their lives around […]

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