Posts Categorized: Award Winners

On Wednesday evening this week we held our Annual Awards Dinner.  Around 120 guests attended and the night showcased some fantastic examples of young apprentices and trainees, members and staff within the Victorian GTO industry. The awards categories covered Apprentice of the Year, Trainee of the Year, Outstanding OHS Award, GTO Service Excellence Award and… Read more

Merinda commenced her traineeship with NECA after completing her year 12 studies, she commenced working at the Department of Justice and Regulation in the HR department. In a short period of time, she excelled in her role, developing excellent communication skills, & quickly adapting to a changing environment. This was her opportunity to succeed in… Read more

In 2014 Matt commenced his apprenticeship with Ai Group as a Maintenance Fitter securing a position with Nestle Uncle Toby’s in Wagaunah. He is now in the process of completing his second qualification in Engineering Fabrication. Matt has developed excellent leadership skills and is a mentor to new apprentices, he is highly regarded, and displays… Read more

Paris Panteli – Electrical Apprentice AiGroup Apprentice & Trainee Centre In his role as an electrical apprentice with Bitzer Australia, Paris is extremely proactive and has an extremely high regard for maintaining a high level of safety within the factory as well as the ongoing wellbeing of his colleagues in the workplace. Paris always ensures… Read more

‘On The Road To Work’ – Multi Industry, School Based & Pre-Apprenticeship Program This program focuses on Certificate II qualifications that had a clear pathway to apprenticeship or traineeship in areas such as building & construction, land & food,  horticulture and business services. The ATEP team have developed innovative ideas to engage participants with long… Read more

Lift Off Program This program is a re-engagement program for students in year 7, 8 & 9, designed to transition students back into education through a flexible safe and non-threatening environment. Lift Off is supported by a partner group founded by Cranbourne East Secondary School. Designed for students that have disengaged from school due to… Read more

AiGroup committed to providing all workers, contractors and visitors with a safe and healthy work environment.  They have designed and implemented  a number services with the ultimate goal of eradicating injuries, dangers and incidents from the workplace.  These include: Safety talk newsletters, online safety induction videos, take 5 visits and training sessions at host organisations,… Read more

Westvic has played a significant role in assisting Host Employers to identify and meet their OH&S obligations.  Some of the methods include; the use of checklists, observation & consultation. Increasing the awareness to senior management and officers regarding their obligations and responsibilities to the to OH&S Act.  Promoting good practice and emphasis on corporate responsibility-… Read more

‘New Agricultural Traineeships for School Leavers in Drought affected North West Victoria’ program.  Skillinvest together with Longerong College developed and implemented a program to create 20 agricultural traineeships for school leavers affected by the drought in North West Victoria.   The program received $574,000 Government funding.  The aim of the program was to provide school leavers… Read more

Ashley completed a school-based traineeship in community services work whilst attending Matthew Flinders Girls Secondary College in 2015.  Ashley went about her training and work placement in a quiet, unassuming manner.  She always contributed in class and encouraged others at the Gordon TAFE.  She was hosted by Diversitat through Gforce, in their Multi-Cultural aged care… Read more