Issue 21, 12 July 2012


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Australians getting the qualifications for the jobs of tomorrow

The number of people choosing to study high skill qualifications through the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system has continued to grow strongly according to the latest data released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER).


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Training Events






Technical Courses

Ignition System Diagnosis

8 places left

1/08/2012, Cost: $295

Electronic Battery Management

7 places left

8/08/2012 Cost: $295

Common Rail Disel Systems

5 places left

15/08/2012, Cost: $295

Regional Presentation - Ballarat

28/08/2012, Cost: $150

Exhaust Gas Analysis

12/09/2012, Cost: $295


Online, Cost $132

*Additional charges may be applicable for regional trade certification applications.


OHS - Compliance Courses

Initial 5days for HSRs, Supervisors and Managers

1day/week starts 13/09/2012, Cost: $935

Annual 1day refresher for Health and Safety Representatives

2/10/2012 Cost: $252

Environmental Compliance

Online, Cost: $99


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.



2012 Victorian Training Awards finalists announced

More than 40 finalists have been selected for the 58th Victorian Training Awards, held to promote and reward outstanding achievement and innovation in vocational education and training. Awards and a share of more than $120,000 in prize money would be presented to Victoria's top apprentices, trainees, teachers, employers and training providers at the Victorian Training Awards on August 24.


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Bosch courses - invest in the future of your business

A well trained technician is an asset to your business. The ability to diagnose problems quickly and accurately increase the efficiency of your workshop, will give greater customer satisfaction and in turn results in greater profit. Bosch courses are designed to cover the range of topics in greater detail enhancing skills and making it value for money.


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Commitment to good OHS practice

It is industry recommendation that Safety Representatives update their HSR certification annually to remain current on key legislative and safety regulatory issues. This course is designed to provide HSRs, Supervisors and Managers with the latest updates in the area of Occupational Health and Safety.


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A third of young Australians in training in 2011

A third (32.1%) of young Australians aged 15-19 years participated in vocational education and training in 2011. Released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Australian vocational education and training statistics: Students and courses 2011 provides an annual, national snapshot of student enrolments and training activity.


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