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On Thursday this week the Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, officially opened nominations for the 2016 State Training Awards, which are now in their 62nd year. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of Vocational Education and Training (VET) students, teachers, employers and training providers, and recognise collaboration and innovation in the training system…. Read more

Earlier today the Hon. Steve Herbert, Minister for Training and Skills attended the annual Apprenticeship luncheon with leading organisations from Victorian group training organisations, TAFE institutes and employment agencies. Group Training Association of Victoria (GTAV) chair Mr Dean Luciani officially launched the new brand – Apprenticeship Employment Network. “During the past 30 years our members… Read more

On Wednesday evening this week GTAV held its Annual Awards Dinner, AGM and celebrated its 30 Year Anniversary. Over the past 30 years Victorian GTOs have employed over 150,000 apprentices and trainees across a wide range of industry sectors We would like to thank our MC and guest speakers: Peter Tressider – Australian Super Chris… Read more

On the 29th of October 2015 the Victorian Government announced changes to the Back to Work Scheme that provides for generous financial incentives to eligible employers. The Back to Work Scheme: Encourages and supports ongoing employment growth in Victoria. Provides targeted financial assistance. Assists with the costs associated with hiring and train. Andrew Hosken, Branch… Read more

GTAV are delighted to inform you of a change in our business address and finance contact details. Our new location is larger and more conveniently located so we can offer you better service! Our new location is: Level 3, 478 Albert Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 Please send all general enquiries and members services to… Read more

We are currently looking for nominees to represent Victoria at the GTA Today’s Skills: Tomorrow’s Leaders program being held from the 17th-22nd August 2014 in Canberra. The Today’s Skills: Tomorrow’s Leaders program targets the elite group of outstanding  group training apprentices and trainees who are demonstrating high levels of performance, maturity and leadership throughout their… Read more

On Wednesday this week (March 5, 2014), GTAV were featured in and article in “The Australian” newspaper. Gary Workman was interviewed and presented the Association’s view on the current VET system in Victoria. Article Intro DEMAND-driven education systems favour colleges and universities rather than students, and will keep doing so until job outcomes are hardwired… Read more

GTAV has released its 2014 budget statement. The budget statement highlights 4 main recommendations that we believe would increase the participation and overall success of apprenticeships in Victoria. Proposed new school based program to support 10,000 student transitions into meaningful employment Victorian (and Federal government) long term support for JGTP Funding Future group training government… Read more

Last week GTAN delivered their annual “today’s skills tomorrow’s leaders” (TSTL) program. Congratulations to the 5 Victorian participants that went through the program. Leigh McGennisken of WORKCO Alexandra Reeve of 370 Degrees Group Indu Marapana of Australian Industry Group Michael Francis of CVGT William Bongers of Westvic Congratulations to all participants and GTAN for hosting… Read more