ARTICLE: VACC/PENFOLD MOTORS
Case Study: TAE10 Workplace Supervisors Course
2012 Penfold Motors has worked in conjunction with VACC and Kangan
Institute to conduct an in house accredited Apprentice Coaching and
Mentoring program for the group. The program qualified for National Workforce
Development Fund support, and was organised with the assistance of VACC
Education and Training Manager Jodee Price, working with Workforce
Development staff from Auto Skills Australia (ASA).
course was conducted in Penfold's own private training facilities in Burwood
over a period of three months, with 12 participants.
Foon, Penfold's Aftersales Training and Development Manager, was commenting
on the success of training directed at Penfold key staff involved with
apprentice mentoring and workplace training.
the staff to participate in the program has enabled us to assist our staff
not only in their skill training, but essentially their well-being in the
motor industry. The program will be an integral part of motivating our
apprentices to work to the best of their abilities, as well as the
opportunity to be mentored along their career path, providing clear
directions and expectations throughout their apprenticeship at the Penfold
YOUR FIRST AID TRAINING UP-TO-DATE?
Red Cross, a VACC First Aid Health and Safety provider and take advantage
of the VACC member discount.
Sensor and Actuator Diagnosis
18 & 19
March (2 full days), Cost $545
22 April (1
day), Cost $325
25 participants required to run the course
(evening), Cost $150
- Compliance Courses
Initial level 5
day course for HSRs, Managers and Supervisors
7, 14, 21, 28
March & 4 April, Cost $935
1 day HSRs
26 March, Cost
INSTITUTE SKILLS RECOGNITION
Trade Certification Program is back for 2013
you missed out last year on having your trade skills recognised, trade
certification is the way to go. Delivered in partnership with Kangan
Institute, it is a pathway to have your trade experience, skills and
knowledge assessed and formally recognised via a nationally recognised
qualification in your automotive trade. For requirements, cost and
eligibility criteria click on the link below or contact VACC Skills
Development Centre on 9829 1126.
5 SKILL SHORTAGES IN AUTOMOTIVE
2012 Automotive Environmental Scan Survey
2012 survey results are now available. Light vehicle mechanics were rated
in almost every state as being the occupation most frequently in shortage.
This response was highest in Victoria. Issues of pay, working conditions
and attraction of labour towards the mining sector and other industries,
were cited as the main reasons behind all skill shortages.
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