Helping develop skills and knowledge to expand employment opportunities and support industry.
Winners across seven award categories have shared in $50,000 in prizes at the 2014 Victorian Learn Local Awards.
The awards celebrate the innovation, dedication and achievement of learners, educators and providers across Victoria.
Finalists have been announced for the awards that support apprentices, trainees, students, teachers, employers and training providers.
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