Victorian Group Training Co News

Gap Year Traineeships

June 1, 2015 Gap Year Traineeships Gap Year Traineeships are exactly what they sound like – undertaking a Traineeship in your Gap Year. Gap Year Traineeships run for the calendar year following the completion of year 12. There are many benefits in undertaking a Gap Year Traineeship, here are some scenarios: Know what you want to study at...
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Celebrating National Reconciliation Week

May 29, 2015 Stephanie Craze (ANZ), Laurel Robinson (‘The Sapphires’), Gemma Middleton (VGTC) Victorian Group Training attended ANZ’s National Reconciliation Week Morning Tea in Melbourne Thursday 28th May which acknowledged the two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey between Indigenous & non-Indigenous Australians; the 1967 Referendum and the 1992 High Court of Australia ruling on the Mabo case....
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The CFA teaches Colac School-Based Community Services Trainees

May 21, 2015 Colac Area Health and Colac Otway Shire Council Certificate III Community Services school-based trainees had a guest speaker at their training session today. Niki Habibis from the CFA spoke to the trainees about community development and why the community is so important to the CFA.  Niki discussed how important it is to ensure the CFA...
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Award for Trainee in Financial Services – Ballarat

May 11, 2015 Kimberley (centre) being presented her award   Kimberley Johnson is a Victorian Group Training trainee studying Certificate III Financial Services with ANZ Ballarat East. ANZ’s recent Awards for Victoria and Tasmania saw Kim recognised when she won “Trainee of the half.” These awards are very prestigious and the Victoria & Tasmania Region covers all of...
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Mock Apprenticeship Interviews

May 6, 2015 Victorian Group Training’s Lochlan Veale and Gemma Middleton once again attended the annual year 11 Mock Apprenticeship Interviews at Camperdown Mercy Regional College this week. Yr 11 student Paddy Bourke, Gemma Middleton and Lochlan Veale Lochie and Gemma acted as mock interviewers for certain apprenticeship positions where students has ‘applied’ to work.  This year, Lochie...
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Safe Towns Colac – WorkSafe Inspection blitz

May 4, 2015 SAFE TOWNS COLAC  WorkSafe Inspectors will be visiting the Colac Region in May to conduct a workplace inspection blitz. Come along to the employer lunch on Thursday 14 May to find out more about the blitz, and to learn about WorkCover insurance, health and safety and return to work. WorkSafe Inspectors will be on hand...
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School-Based Traineeships & Apprenticeships (Colac, Geelong & Victoria wide)

April 28, 2015 School-Based Apprenticeships & Traineeships What is a School Based Apprenticeship/Traineeship (SBAT)?A School Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a training contract between an employer and an employee (student) in which the employee learns a Nationally Recognised Qualification whilst at school. You must be a minimum age of 15 years and enrolled in secondary school. A School...
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New School Based Conservation & Land Management Trainees – Woori Yallock

April 17, 2015 School Based Certificate II Conservation & Land Management Traineeship Program Victorian Group Training signed up the 2015 group of School Based Certificate II Conservation & Land Management trainees this week at the Woori Yallock Farm School – Host Employer Greening Australia. This is the 2nd year this program has been run at this location. The...
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Successful Carpentry Apprenticeship Completion – Colac

April 9, 2015 Lachlan Simpkin – now a qualified carpenter in Colac Lachlan Simpkin Lachlan Simpkin has been a carpentry apprentice with Victorian Group Training since 2010.  Lachie’s Host Employer and father, Ian Simpkin has hosted him for the entire duration. Lachie commenced his apprenticeship as a school-based apprentice and rolled into full-time work on completion of year...
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Happy Easter from Victorian Group Training

March 31, 2015 Happy Easter! The team at Victorian Group Training would like to wish their Host Employers, Trainees & Apprentices and their families a very safe and happy Easter!  Victorian Group Training will be closed on Good Friday 3rd April and Easter Monday 6th April.  We will reopen on Tuesday 7th April.