Businesses in Ballarat access the $664 million Industry Skills Fund

Local businesses in Ballarat are benefiting from the Australian Government’s Industry Skills Fund (ISF), which will provide up to 250,000 training places and support services across Australia. “Gekko Systems is one of a number of Victorian businesses to secure funding under our Government’s $664 million Industry Skills Fund,” said Assistant Minister for Education and Training,…

New Project Supporting Transport SkillsTraining In Asia-Pacific Region

A new project mapping transport and logistic skills needs and competencies in the Asia Pacific region will boost global labour mobility, regional economic development and opportunities for Australian training providers to operate overseas. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham announced the project at the second Global Skills Training Forum, held today at…

The MAS Experience’ launched

The Abbott Government’s Australian Apprenticeship Support Network is investing $200 million a year to recruit, train and retrain apprentices. Across the country, there are more than 420 Australian Apprenticeship Support Network locations, including more than 270 Network Provider sites; and over 140 further locations for outreach services. ‘The MAS Experience’ – MAS National’s Australian Apprenticeship…

World-class IT training for Sydney

Global technology giant Huawei will train Australians in the latest information and communications technology with the completion later this year of a major new IT training centre in Sydney. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham today visited Huawei’s $30 million new IT training facility in Chatswood, which is in the final stages…