Posts Categorized: Media Releases

Bendigo’s highest achieving apprentices will be recognised by the Minister for Higher Education and Skills, in Bendigo on June 6 as part of the Group Training Association of Victoria State Conference. Central Victorian Group Training announces the winners of two of its most prestigious awards. The winners are both Bendigo boys – Brenton Mountjoy an… Read more

The Group Training Association of Victoria is partnering with the Bully Free Australia Foundation to prevent bullying among apprentices and trainees entering the workforce. “Eradicating bullying behaviour from the workplace is a Herculean task but something must be done to stop the increasing numbers of bullying incidents which are being reported,” says Gary Workman, Executive… Read more

Today’s announcement that the Federal Government will continue funding to Victorian Group Training Organisations through the 2012/2013 financial year will enable Group Training Organisations (GTOs) to continue finding work for young people, and willing workers for local businesses. Group Training Association of Victoria Executive Officer Gary Workman said the long-awaited decision would allow Group Training… Read more

Small-to-medium employers and their workers will benefit from the launch of a new website offering up-to-date training and advice on workplace safety. The new ‘Safety First’ website (www.safetyfirst.org.au) launched by the Group Training Association of Victoria today, will help businesses to know their legal obligations and create safe workplaces. GTAV executive director Gary Workman said… Read more

The Group Training Association of Victoria (GTAV)* has raised concerns over recent reports in the media which criticise poor vocational education and training outcomes of privately Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). Gary Workman, Executive Director of GTAV comments that recent media reporting implied that privately run training is inferior to publicly funded training, a comparison which… Read more