Yearly Archive: 2016

Employee of the Month – July

July 1, 2016 Jalin Kite (Certificate III in Joinery) Jalin Kite Jalin joined JK Windows & Doors in July 2015 as a school-based apprentice in Joinery. He then progressed into a full-time apprenticeship at the end of 2015 after completing year 12. Host Employer, Joel Borch,  says that Jalin displays a very positive attitude to his work and...
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Employee of the Month – June

June 6, 2016 Meghan Allan (Certificate IV in Leadership & Management) Meg Allan Meg joined Corangamite Clinic (Colac) in February 2016, as an Administration Trainee. Meg is completing a Certificate 4 in Leadership and Management, as part of her traineeship. Her Host employer says that Meg has been very keen to learn all the different facets that are...
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Employee of the Month – May

May 4, 2016 Danielle Dickie (Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management) Danielle at the traditional burning Danielle joined the Corangamite CMA in March 2016 as an Aboriginal Natural and Cultural Resource Manager trainee.  Danielle is completing a Certificate IV in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Management with La Trobe University Melbourne and a Certificate IV in Conservation and...
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Employee of the Month – April

April 4, 2016 Sam Carney (Certificate III in Commercial Cookery) Sam joined Vic Group Training in February of 2015 after moving to the area from Central Coast NSW to start his Chef apprenticeship with well respected Chef Duncan Green and Fusion Sam Carney restaurant.  Sam’s willingness to learn and his fantastic work ethic has proven to be some...
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Kelly Binyon is moving on

March 16, 2016 VGTC would like to bid a fond farewell to Geelong Apprentice/Trainee Consultant Kelly Binyon. Kelly has finished up with VGTC effective Friday 11th March 2016. We wish Kelly the absolute best in her new endeavours. Here is Kelly’s final sign off to all her Host Employers and Employees: Dear Valued Host Employers, Apprentices and Trainees...
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Employee of the Month – March 2016

March 10, 2016 Alex Williamson – Certificate III Joinery Alex is a 4th year Joinery apprentice at Robb Bros Joinery in Colac. Alex Williamson Alex has come a long way since he started as an apprentice. From being a shy young kid to a confident apprentice with the ability to handle just about any task that is handed...
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Most Outstanding School-Based Apprentice – Bonnie Darlow

February 25, 2016 Most Outstanding School-Based ApprenticeThe Gordon Awards for Excellence Bonnie at the Awards night Congratulations to our Apprentice Bonnie Darlow on winning the Most Outstanding School-Based Apprentice for 2015 in the Gordon Award for Excellence on 24th February 2016. This award is presented to a student who has undertaken a school-based apprenticeship and demonstrated  outstanding achievement...
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Employee of the Month – February 2016

February 10, 2016 Stacie Wood Stacie Wood (Certificate IV Business Administration) Stacie is currently hosted by Apprenticeship Support Australia undertaking a Cert 4 in Business Administration. She enjoys the variety of administrative tasks and learning the systems around apprenticeships and traineeships. “It is a great team to work with and I look forward to the monthly catch-ups with...
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Interview Tip #1 – How to answer about your weaknesses

January 28, 2016 Interview’s can be nerve wracking to say the least.  And there are generally always some questions that pop up no matter the job you’re applying for. The dreaded question ‘Can you tell us about your weaknesses?’ is a hard one to respond to. Check out the below link to view a short video on the...
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Half Price Car Registration Scheme for Apprentices – Now underway!

January 25, 2016 More than 260 eligible Victorian apprentices have taken up the scheme since it launched on 1 January, receiving a 50 per cent discount on their vehicle’s registration fee and Transport Accident Charge. This means that an apprentice paying standard registration on a light vehicle in metropolitan Melbourne can now save $385.70 per year and apprentices...
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