Issue 18, 10 May 2012


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An alternative way for hiring skilled workers

VACC is holding a presentation for members to explain the migration skills assessment program which will help them employ enthusiastic graduates with Australian qualifications.

VACC House, Tuesday 29 May from 1 to 3pm.


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Training Events



Join us for Technical, OHS or Business Management training events in

June to August 2012



On Board Diagnosis

14/06/2012, Members: $295

Ignition System Diagnosis

1/08/2012, Cost: $295

Electronic Battery Management

8/08/2012 Cost: $295

Common Rail Disel Systems

15/08/2012, Cost: $295

Regional Presentation - Ballarat

28/08/2012, Cost: $150


Online, Cost $132

Trade Certification

Recognition of prior learning, Cost $950

Certificate IV in Automotive Technology



OHS - Compliance

Initial 5days for HSRs, Supervisors and Managers

1day/week starts 28/06/2012, Cost: $935

Annual 1day refresher for HSRs

10/07/2012 Cost: $252

Environmental Compliance

Online, Cost: $99

First Aid


Business and Management*

Diploma of Management

5 workshops, intake all year round

Dual Certificate IV Frontline Management and Customer Contact

4 workshops, intake all year round


*Both course above attract government funding. For eligibility contact 9829 1140.



Skills and training summarised

The 2012-2013 Federal budget delivered a mixed "give and take" budget skills package, focusing on key initiatives...


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Extended office hours over Close of Enrolment

Student Advisors will be available during extended office opening hours over the Close of Enrolment period for Study Period 2, 13 May 2012.


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Automotive Training Package Review (AUR05)

Auto Skills Australia has reviewed the structure of the qualifications in the Automotive Retail, Service & Repair Training Package. The result means a significant number of the current qualifications have been restructured as part of this process to accurately reflect contemporary job roles, identify and capture current and emerging technology, and identify potential career paths for the industry.


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Trade training will help survive job slump

Australian industry, including car making workers should get a trade - experts say. Leading by example with training is the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce - the peak Automotive Industry body in Victoria...


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If you would like any information on our training offerings, please contact VACC SDC on 03 9829 1140 to speak to one of our team members or alternatively email us via info@vaccsdc.com.au.



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