Posts By: Abbey

Ashleigh’s passion for assisting students within a school environment was the driver of his career change. Ash joined Mount Clear College in 2019 completing his Certificate IV in Education Support whilst fulfilling his role of Sports Coordinator Assistant. He had coached cricket for many years but found that teaching students was different working with students… Read more

From AGA Apprenticeships Plus, Nicholas Wu is working on the Metro Tunnel project in conjunction with CYP. To say Nicholas has had the perfect life is furthest from the truth, Nicholas has overcome many barriers to be in the current position. Just to name a few, Nicholas suffers from Mental Health, Autism and has only… Read more

Michael Bellamy commenced his journey in the group training sector in July 1988, when he joined the then emerging Wimmera and Grampians Group Training Company (which later became WorkCo and is now known as Skillinvest). Being only the 3rd member of the team, Mike quickly established himself as a networker, sharing his passion for the… Read more

This year we received a record number of 52 nominations for our awards including 17 nominations for apprentice of the year and 14 nominations for trainee of the year. This highlights the great work many GTOs are doing and the high calibre of our youth. Congratulations and best of luck to all the to all… Read more

On Thursday this week, the AEN and GAN Australia held their inaugural meeting where industry leaders representing large employers from the private sector, federal and state government, TAFE, group training and the not-for-profit sector gathered to discuss current issues and promote best practices on two complex issues that we face: Skills for Business – attracting… Read more

What is PowerPass Apprentice? PowerPass Apprentice has been designed just for apprentices. It allows access to all the great benefits that Bunnings Trade PowerPass customers receive, but without having to wait until completion of an apprenticeship. Some of the benefits are, Access to PowerPass offers on a wide range of trade products Invitations to trade… Read more

During the 1980’s John Nathan was employed in the Victorian Public Service in the Department of Labour and Industry (DLI). He was part of the team responsible for planning, devising and implementation of Group Apprenticeships in Victoria. In the early stages, GTOs were viewed as a job creation and a response to the rapidly changing… Read more