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FREE TAFE Initiative Benefits Local Community

FREE TAFE Initiative Benefits Local Community

The Free TAFE for Priority Courses program is increasing the opportunity for our local community, by helping reskill and/or upskill locals and assist to develop our community for a prosperous future.

CEO Mark Dixon Leaving Wodonga TAFE

CEO Mark Dixon Leaving Wodonga TAFE

On Friday March 8th, Wodonga TAFE CEO Mark Dixon announced he would be leaving Wodonga TAFE to take on a new role as CEO at the City of Wodonga.

North East Food & Wine Festival a twilight delight for 2019

North East Food & Wine Festival a twilight delight for 2019

The North East Food and Wine Festival is returning to Junction Square on Saturday 16 March 2019. With a new time of 3pm to 8pm, the annual event will showcase a variety of food, produce and goods, wines, beers, cordials and sodas. 

TAFE Alumni our new Motorsports Educator

TAFE Alumni our new Motorsports Educator

Wodonga TAFE welcomes Alumni, Chris Rissmann, as the newest educator to join the team at Motorsports. 

New Time for Food and Wine Festival

New Time for Food and Wine Festival

The North East Food and Wine Festival is celebrating its seventh year running and will be held in Wodonga on Saturday 16 March at Junction Square. Proudly presented by Wodonga TAFE, in collaboration with industry professionals, the very popular event will be held at a later time of 3pm – 8pm for a lovely twilight atmosphere.

Uni offers are on the way – what next?

Uni offers are on the way – what next?

If you’re kicking around your options for uni or further study, or looking for work instead of more study right now, our careers counsellors offer free and impartial advice that can help get you sorted. They can help you plan your career pathway. And if you need further support, then our qualified counsellors are available to talk to… no decision making necessary....

Recognising excellence at Wodonga TAFE’s annual Achievement Awards

Recognising excellence at Wodonga TAFE’s annual Achievement Awards

Wodonga TAFE celebrated its annual Achievement Awards last night, on Tuesday 20 November 2018, in recognition and celebration of the outstanding achievements of students, industry partners, and staff members. Executive Director of the Victorian TAFE Association, Mr Andrew Williamson, was the MC for the evening that was held at The Cube Wodonga. This year’s Achievement Awards format...

Wodonga TAFE named Australia’s best Large Training Provider

Wodonga TAFE named Australia’s best Large Training Provider

On Thursday November 15, Wodonga TAFE was named 2018 Australian Large Training Provider of the Year at the Australian Training Awards in Sydney. Having already taken out the equivalent Victorian state award in September, Wodonga TAFE progressed to being named a finalist in the national awards, going up against North Metropolitan TAFE - Western Australia & TAFE NSW - Design Centre Enmore...

FUSE of creativity to showcase student work at Wodonga TAFE

FUSE of creativity to showcase student work at Wodonga TAFE

Creative students at Wodonga TAFE are looking forward to showcasing their works at ‘FUSE’, their upcoming Student Exhibition and Fashion Show. FUSE will be held at Wodonga TAFE’s McKoy Street campus from 6pm on Thursday 29 November 2018 at The Valleys Restaurant and Building G, with the entire event planned, created, curated and serviced by students.

Learn locally and start your health career!

Learn locally and start your health career!

Study in your local community! The Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) qualification will be offered in Yackandandah, with classes at Yackandandah Community Centre, and supported by Yackandandah Health. Apply online or contact us to find out more.

Wodonga TAFE named a finalist in the Australian Training Awards

Wodonga TAFE named a finalist in the Australian Training Awards

Wodonga TAFE is very proud to announce its selection as a finalist for ‘Australian Large Training Provider of the Year’ for 2018.

Wodonga TAFE's Celebration of Achievement Awards

Wodonga TAFE's Celebration of Achievement Awards

Wodonga TAFE takes celebrating the achievements of our students, industry clients and staff very seriously, and the Wodonga TAFE Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement.

Wodonga TAFE helping bring more women into Transport

Wodonga TAFE helping bring more women into Transport

When industry and Wodonga TAFE come together, great things happen.  Last month following the successful completion of the first phase of a women only Wodonga TAFE DECA Superior Heavy Vehicle Licensing program. Eight newly-licenced women truck drivers will be working to shift freight and the gender balance in the logistics industry following their graduation from the inaugural...

Government funding announcement today at Wodonga TAFE

Government funding announcement today at Wodonga TAFE

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Ms Jaclyn Symes, on behalf of Victorian Minister for Training and Skills the Hon. Gayle Tierney, visited Wodonga TAFE’s McKoy Street campus on Monday 1 October 2018 to announce a grant of $1.99 million from the Victorian Government’s Workplace Training Innovation Fund towards an innovative retail project, ‘Retail...

'Going to the Henty Field Days’: Wodonga TAFE students design for the Natural Fibre Fashion Awards

'Going to the Henty Field Days’: Wodonga TAFE students design for the Natural Fibre Fashion Awards

Students in the Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production and the Certificate IV in Clothing Production courses have submitted their original creations into the ‘Best Garment Designed by a Student’ category of the awards at Henty, to be shown daily as part of the Country Lifestyle Schedule fashion parades.

Commercial Cookery apprentices to represent region in AUS-TAFE state finals this week

Commercial Cookery apprentices to represent region in AUS-TAFE state finals this week

Five Wodonga TAFE-trained Commercial Cookery apprentices have won places to compete in the State final of the AUS-TAFE 2018 Culinary Trophy in Melbourne this Thursday 13 September 2018. 

Cineraria - a splash of garden colour!

Cineraria - a splash of garden colour!

The Cineraria was one of the most popular bedding plants for late Winter and Spring. This plant's popularity has waned a bit but it definitely deserves a spot in most gardens - mainly for the splash of colour it brings when most other plants are still dormant.

Community Services students to raise awareness of gender-based violence with on-campus project

Community Services students to raise awareness of gender-based violence with on-campus project

Students who are completing the Certificate IV in Community Services at Wodonga TAFE are presenting a project to benefit the community and generate discussion about intimate partner violence, on campus this Wednesday 12 September 2018. 

Lavender cotton - a touch of the Mediterranean

Lavender cotton - a touch of the Mediterranean

Lavender Cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus) is a touch of the Mediterranean. An evergreen shrub, this plant is favoured for its dense, silvery-grey foliage and for its tolerance to drought.

Achieving goals: Training to be a Trainer and Assessor

Achieving goals: Training to be a Trainer and Assessor

There’s smiles all round for the first two groups of students who are very close to completion of their Certificate IV in Training and Assessment!

Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes!

Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes!

August, September and October are great months for planting potatoes directly into the garden. Growing your own potatoes is very satisfying, and perfect for gardeners who have a good sized vegetable garden.

Developing resources to guide learning and play in Early Childhood

Developing resources to guide learning and play in Early Childhood

Educators in the Early Childhood sector have an important role in helping children discover that fun and education go hand in hand! 

The Flowering Quince

The Flowering Quince

The Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles) is a deciduous or a semi-deciduous shrub. The height varies depending upon the species and can range from about one metre to three metres. The most attractive feature of this plant is the prolific number of flowers that appear on the bare, leafless branches. These flowers create a brilliant display in the late winter when there’s not...

MTA Car Club Day

MTA Car Club Day

Get ready for Motorsports Training Australia's next Car Club day!

MTA's next Car Club day is scheduled for Saturday 25 August 2018, from 8am until 4pm

Funding and Support for Long-Term Unemployed

Funding and Support for Long-Term Unemployed

Wodonga TAFE have secured Government Funding to assist long-term job seekers on their often difficult quest for employment. The Reconnect Program is aimed at those who meet a specific set of criteria and are often more disadvantaged when it comes to being selected for work opportunities. The program’s main aim is to assist these people to gain a useful set of skills or even...

Winter Colour

Winter Colour

It’s that time of year when the colour of autumn leaves are but a memory and the colour of spring blossom is yet to appear. Even our blue sky is cloaked in a cover of grey clouds. In our climate zone of four distinct seasons, winter can be rather dull and drab - but help is at hand. When deciduous trees are bare of foliage and the roses have lost their blooms, the native Australian...

Wodonga TAFE VCAL students supported National Tree Day at Willow Park this week

Wodonga TAFE VCAL students supported National Tree Day at Willow Park this week

Two classes of VCAL students from Wodonga TAFE connected with nature and engaged with their local community as they took part in a tree planting activity at Willow Park, Pearce Street, Wodonga, to support Planet Ark’s ‘National Tree Day’ this week.

The perfect choice for a colourful garden

The perfect choice for a colourful garden

Bedding plants can be a wide range of different species, from annual plants, biennials and even short-lived perennials. ‘Bedding plant’ is the name we give to any plants that are used for a short-term display. Usually, we grow them for their colourand then, as soon as the flowers finish, we remove and discard them – even our bedding plants have...

“I came out confident to start my own business"

“I came out confident to start my own business"

Andrew Mero is a passionate, determined and adventurous architectural graduate who loves being outdoors and has a deep devotion to alpine architecture. He worked as a Building Contractor, a Property Developer, and a Property Manager, to name a few things until he became a Building Designer entrepreneur. He now happily runs his own studio in Mt Beauty and he employs two Wodonga TAFE...

Wodonga TAFE celebrates with three finalists in upcoming Victorian Training Awards

Wodonga TAFE celebrates with three finalists in upcoming Victorian Training Awards

Wodonga TAFE is celebrating finalist nominations in three categories at the 2018 Victorian Training Awards. Wodonga TAFE has been notified that it is a finalist for the 2018 Large Training Provider of the Year, together with teacher Sarah Whitling as a finalist for Teacher/Trainer of the Year, and student Christian Bashimbe a finalist for the Vocational Student of the Year.

Don't let the cold weather make your garden look dull!

Don't let the cold weather make your garden look dull!

The cold weather has certainly set in - but cold weather doesn’t necessarily mean a boring garden. If you’re lucky enough to have a Camellia sasanqua growing it should be thick with blooms, blooms that fall and carpet the ground with colourful petals. A well maintained, Camellia is enough to brighten even the coldest day.

Showcase on Creativity and Hospitality as VCAL students visit from CCW

Showcase on Creativity and Hospitality as VCAL students visit from CCW

Students from Catholic College Wodonga rose to the challenge when they visited Wodonga TAFE’s McKoy Street campus late in May, bringing their creative minds and keenness to imagine big and achieve great things as part of a one-day immersive experience in the Creative Industries, and also in Hospitality and Cookery. On campus for a full day of activities, the secondary college VCAL...

NAIDOC WEEK - Wodonga TAFE Event: 'Kookaburra Kalling', 10 July 2018, 11am-3pm

NAIDOC WEEK - Wodonga TAFE Event: 'Kookaburra Kalling', 10 July 2018, 11am-3pm

Wodonga TAFE, Eddie 'Kookaburra' Kneebone Art Gallery
87 McKoy Street, West Wodonga. 

Wodonga TAFE invites all members of the community to come along and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements; recognisingthe positive contribution Indigenous Australians make to our country and society.

Events students building their brand: professionals behind the scenes

Events students building their brand: professionals behind the scenes

When you recall events or functions that you’ve attended, you think of the many memories you have associated with that occasion. What you don’t give thought to or even notice are the professionals behind the scenes who put in the hard work to make the occasion stand out and run smoothly: professionals such as the caterers and events...

“They don’t know how much they will improve”

“They don’t know how much they will improve”

The logistics sector has come a long way in the past decades. Technology, globalisation and other factors have contributed to its accelerated evolution. In this industry, where delivering the right amount of product at the right time and place is crucial, the pace is almost as fast as its growth. Himi Patel knows it very well. “Time management...

First Superior Heavy Vehicle Licensing (SHVL) Program for women to be delivered by Wodonga TAFE’s Transport Division DECA

First Superior Heavy Vehicle Licensing (SHVL) Program for women to be delivered by Wodonga TAFE’s Transport Division DECA

Under a partnership initiative with Transport Women Australia Limited (TWAL) and Volvo Group Australia, Wodonga TAFE’s Transport Division DECA will deliver the first SHVL program for women. Women Driving Transport Careers was launched at the Transport Women Australia Conference held in Canberra on Friday 18 May, and will be offered in metropolitan Melbourne. This training is...

Wodonga TAFE wins major national Australian Defence Force training contract

Wodonga TAFE wins major national Australian Defence Force training contract

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) Army School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (ASEME) signed a five-year training contract with Wodonga Institute of TAFE that will see the TAFE, and its partners, deliver key technical trade training requirements for Defence personnel.

Free TAFE in 2019

Wodonga TAFE has FREE TAFE priority courses in 2019.

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