Yearly Archive: 2017

Employee of the Month – December

December 5, 2017 Lily Marwood (Certificate III in Education Support) Lily Marwood Lily is hosted to Trinity College Colac and is about to complete a Gap Year Traineeship in Certificate III in Education Support in 2017. Lily has a very patient and caring nature enabling her to communicate well with all students.  Lily is very efficient and organised,...
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Colac Aboriginal Gathering Place

November 6, 2017 On Friday the 3rd of November, Victorian Group Training and some of 2017 Certificate III Education Support trainees and their trainer, Liz Collins attended the official opening of the Colac Aboriginal Gathering Place at 4 Miller Street. It was a great experience to be involved in this important community  event, as this facility will provide...
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Employee of the Month – November

November 2, 2017 Jake Wallace (Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology) Jake Wallace is our employee of the month for November. Jake Wallace Jake is completing a Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology with his Host Employer, Mark Unwin Auto Trimming in Warrnambool. Jake started with VGTC in May 2016 and has excelled, both...
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A warm welcome to new staff members

October 31, 2017 Victorian Group Training would like to introduce the new additions to our payroll team Kayelene Robertson and Vanessa Blunden. Kayelene and Vanessa bring a wealth of knowledge and are here to help you with all your payroll needs. Kayelene and Vanessa

Employee of the Month – October

October 9, 2017 Zac Forssman (Certificate III in Landscaping Construction) Zac Forssman Zac is coming towards the end of his 1st Yr in his landscaping apprenticeship.  He is working with Luke Cameron Landscapes throughout Geelong, Melbourne and the Surf Coast.  Zac has become and integral part of Luke Cameron’s business.  His work ethic both on the job and...
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Employee of the Month – September

September 7, 2017 Alex Inglis (Certificate III Agricultural Mechanical Technology) Alex became a school-based apprentice with Victorian Group Training in January this year, and is Hosted with Greg Allan Farm Machinery completing Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology. Alex Inglis Alex has really excelled in his trade so far, both in the trade school/training aspect of his apprenticeship...
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Inspectors target structural collapse after spate of incidents

August 22, 2017 WorkSafe inspectors will hone in on the risks of structural collapse during construction work as part of their latest safety blitz following a spate of incidents in recent months. A timber-frame wall which struck a 17-year-old worker in Donvale, temporary hoarding falling down near pedestrians in a shopping area at Campbellfield and a scaffold collapsing...
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Employee of the Month – August

August 3, 2017 Lucas Hyland (Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care) Lucas Hyland Lucas is a year 11 student at Bellarine Secondary College studying Certificate III in Early Childcare Education & Care with Friday placements at Good Start Early Learning in Drysdale. He is going really well at placement and at training, the children at GSEL...
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Trades National Health Month – Get involved!

July 11, 2017 Tradies National Health Month (TNHM) See link for further info: Tradies National Health Month aims to raise awareness of the risks posed to those who work in trade occupations—among individuals, their families, employers and the wider community. While we’ve seen improvements, Australia’s trade industry continues to have among the highest health and safety issues...
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Employee of the Month – July

July 11, 2017 Zack Gravett – Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician) Zack Gravett is our Employee of the Month for July 2017. Zack commenced his electrical apprenticeship as a school-based apprentice before being employed full-time through VGTC to work at Fonterra in Cobden. Zack Gravett He has shown absolute dedication and commitment to his trade and loves working...
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