Yearly Archive: 2015

5 Steps to an Incredible Cover Letter

December 22, 2015 5 Steps to an Incredible Cover Letter Check out this very helpful YouTube video.  Cover these points in your cover letter and you’re well on your way to standing out above your competition.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 16, 2015 The team at Victorian Group Training would like to wish all our Host Employers, Apprentices and Trainees a very happy Christmas and a safe New Year. Thank you for your continued support throughout 2015. We hope everyone enjoys themselves over the festive season and we will see you again in the New Year.  

50% off Car Registration for Apprentices

November 16, 2015           50% OFF CAR REGISTRATION FOR ELIGIBLE TRADE APPRENTICES Effective 1 January 2016Are you or somebody you know a trade apprentice? You could be eligible for a 50% discount on your 12-month car registration from the 1st of January 2016, a saving of up to $385.70. EligibilityTo claim a trade apprentice...
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Winner of 1st Year Apprentice Award – Engineering Mechanical

November 12, 2015 VGTC’s Gemma Middleton and Chelsea Pope Congratulations to Chelsea Pope (Hosted to Fonterra Cobden) for winning the 1st Year Apprentice Award in the Engineering Mechanical Trade category at the 2015 South West TAFE Trade Awards night (11/11/2015). Chelsea has proven to be a highly diligent and hardworking mature age apprentice who has an undeniable passion...
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School-Based Community Services Trainees Complete!

November 5, 2015 Congratulations to the first group of VGTC’s Community Services trainees in Colac who completed their certificates today.  The trainees studied Certificate III in Community Services as school-based trainees over the last 9 months. VGTC would like to give a big thank you to Colac Otway Shire Council and Colac Area Health for their involvement in...
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Trainee & Apprentice January 1 2016 wage increases

November 2, 2015 This blog post is to give all employers, whether using Victorian Group Training services or not, a heads up about the upcoming January 1 increases that relate to trainees and some apprentices. As of the first full pay run on or after 1st January 2016, all trainees paid under the National Training Wage Schedule (unless...
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Colac Show Public Holiday – Early Pay Run Processing

October 29, 2015 NOTICE TO ALL VGTC APPRENTICES/TRAINEES PAID ON A THURSDAY Friday 6th November is a public holiday in Colac for the Colac Show.Due to this holiday we are processing the pay run for the week on Wednesday 4th November.We will require your timesheets by close of business Tuesday 3rd November to ensure payment for the week.As...
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WINNER! Apprentice Trainee of the Year

October 21, 2015 Congratulations to our very own Ashlee Gappa on winning Apprentice Trainee of the Year at the Colac Otway Business Awards 2015.  Well deserved!

Indigenous Mentor visits Colac Community Services Trainees

September 7, 2015 Our Community Services Group had the opportunity on Thursday 3rd September for Indigenous, Mentor Moana ‘Mo’ Matthews to come in and talk about her role at Raw Recruitment and what challenges are involved for indigenous youth gaining and keeping employment.  Mo went through her time in the Northern Territory working with remote communities and youth...
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School-Based Traineeship Programs for 2016 (Colac, Geelong, Werribee & Woori Yallock)

September 1, 2015 Victorian Group Training is once again offering great school-based traineeship programs in 2016. The following programs are on offer and we are welcoming expressions of interest right now! Geelong based programs: Certificate III Community Services Certificate III Early Childhood Education & Care Certificate III Education Support Certificate II Conservation & Land Management Colac based program:...
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