Helping develop skills and knowledge to expand employment opportunities and support industry.
Nominations are now open for the Victorian Training Awards, which recognise the amazing achievements of students, teachers, training providers and employers in preparing individuals for the Victorian workforce.
Former Victorian Apprentice of the Year Award winner, Clayton Harrington, has recently won a major construction award.
The Victorian Government has committed $1 million across 2014 to pilot an Apprenticeship Travel Allowance Scheme, making apprenticeships more accessible in regional Victoria.
Doing a pre-apprenticeship at school helped Ben decide that electrician was the right job for him.
Ben did his pre-apprenticeship one afternoon a week at Gordon Institute of TAFE
‘If I had not come to this centre there is no way I’d have finished my VCE and I would not be at uni today.’
Jess completed her VCE through Learn Local, Diamond Valley Learning Centre.
‘As a mature-age student I felt that I had to take responsibility for my skills development, so I have grabbed every opportunity with both hands.’
Colin Wilson, Commercial Cookery, Holmesglen TAFE