Topic: 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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Funding Boost To Support Victorian Apprentices

Thousands of Victorian apprentices and trainees will get the support they need to finish their training and get a job thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting Ballarat Group Training, Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced $9.3 million in funding for Victoria’s 23 Group Training Organisations (GTOs) to […]

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Supporting More Early School Leavers Into Training

More Victorians will get the support they need to get skills that lead to a job thanks to the expansion of a state-wide program to reconnect Victorians with training by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Federation University’s Ballarat campus to announce a $12 million boost to expand […]

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Funding Boost To Deliver New Energy Technology Training

Victorians wanting to pursue a career in the new energy sector will soon have access to cutting-edge training thanks to a new project funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Larkin Electrical & Data in Mordialloc to announce a $2.3 million grant to deliver a new energy […]

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Delivering More Skills And Training For Geelong Students

More Geelong students will be able to get the skills they need to get a good job with the Andrews Labor Government today officially opening the Geelong Tech School and announcing a huge upgrade to the Gordon Culinary School, if re-elected. Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today […]

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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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