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According to Fashion Design teacher Deidre Liston, all her students are winners! Not just the ones whose garments win awards.
In addition to the popular daytime course that runs Mondays to Wednesdays on campus, the Certificate IV in Interior Decoration is now offered via evening delivery at Wodonga TAFE to suit people already working in the design industry.
Our design students get to participate in projects for real clients in the local area, this helps them to get greater understanding and experience for their chosen careers.
Three Wodonga TAFE-trained Commercial Cookery apprentices won medals in the State final of the AUS-TAFE 2019 Culinary Trophy in Melbourne recently.
Wodonga TAFE has completed the installation of 600 kilowatts of rooftop solar panels (1584 total) across its McKoy Street campus, TAFESpace and Logic Centre facilities to reduce environment impact. The solar panels have officially been turned on and are already significantly reducing Wodonga TAFE’s carbon footprint.
Wodonga TAFE has won the Academic Institution of the Year Award at the Australian Defence Industry Awards for 2019!
Work ConnectED is a hands on careers event offering job seekers, students and career changers the opportunity to network with local businesses and talk to them about real job opportunities in the area.
Wodonga TAFE is proud to present a professional development opportunity for health professionals in support of ‘2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable’. The Global Pain Conference will be held on 11 November 2019, 8.30am-4.30pm, at The Commercial Club, 618 Dean Street, Albury, and is supported by the Australian Pain Society.
Starting a new career can be daunting no matter what age you are. On average a person will change careers 5 to 7 times so why not make sure you properly prepare for the change you want to make.
This kind of transition won’t happen overnight, so we’ve listed our top tips to help you discover your next dream career!
Certificate III in Hospitality students had a practical experience day, working at the recent Business Women Albury Wodonga lunch event held at The Valleys Restaurant.
A student in the Fashion Design program at Wodonga TAFE is this year’s winner of the ‘Encouragement Award Prize – Best Garment Designed by a Student’ in the Natural Fibre Fashion Awards at the Henty Field Days.
Wodonga TAFE Teacher Wins VAEAI 2019 Wurreker Teacher/Trainer Award
Our Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance students had the opportunity recently to put their new skills to the test with a practical assessment clinic.
R U OK day is a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone to ask “Are you ok?” and to remember, not just today but every day of the year, to support those who may be struggling with life’s ups and downs.
The Free TAFE initiative is back for 2020!
With the aim of breaking the financial barriers for students wanting to train in courses that lead to priority occupations, the Victorian Government is continuing their Free TAFE for Priority Courses Initiative in 2020.
Congratulations to Wodonga TAFE student Paige Mountford! Paige has been confirmed as a finalist for the 2019 Victorian Training Awards for School-based Trainee of the year! Paige is currently working towards completing a Certificate III in Agriculture through the Wodonga TAFE, AG SCHOOLS program, all the while studying at Castlemaine Secondary College and working at and Ganado Greys.
Locals in the Towong, Indigo and Alpine Shire are being offered FREE assistance to re-engage with further education and employment through Wodonga TAFE which recently secured an additional 50 places to their highly successful Reconnect Program.
Course applications opened on 1 September 2019 for community services and health courses that are commencing early in 2020. Course application closing dates for these are as follows...
The one day Quad Bike Training course offers particpants an opportunity to learn all the fundamentals of safe operation and handling of quad bikes for work and at home. This minimises the very high risk of injury and death often accompanying quad bike usage.
Don't skimp on Father's day gifts this year. Ties are old news. Leave the chocolate for yourself! Get Dad the gift of a skill he can utilise in the sporting industry!
Gain the basics of welding skills with the Introduction to Welding short course. Run over 2 Saturdays for 4 hours each, you will be well versed in everything you need to know for small welding jobs around the home or at work.
Not everyone wants to high-tail it to the big smoke to continue their studies after they finish year 12. We've thought up 10 really great reasons why sticking around the Border for study, is actually the better option!
A personal LinkedIn page acts like an online resume, with opportunities to include your skillset, employment history, education, interest, and so much more.
But is it actually worth having a LinkedIn page?
Wodonga TAFE have recruited a new OH&S trainer, who is ready and available to service all businesses/organisations across the local region.
As a business owner, this Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Initial OHS Training course is suitable for you or your employees, regardless of the industry you operate in.
Our Parks and Gardens apprentices are given the opportunity to practise their learned skills by maintaining the beautiful grounds on our McKoy street campus.
It can be a little overwhelming for year 12's when they are faced with a whole lot of information and acronyms in relation to applying for further study. Wodonga TAFE offers a 'direct entry' option which takes away all of that pressure!
Enrolments are now open for aspiring creatives to lock in their places for the 2020 creative industries courses at Wodonga TAFE!
If you haven’t been exposed to it, some of the terminology used within the telecommunications industry can be confusing. The following is a list of some general terms used within the industry to build up your knowledge!
“Vocational diplomas in construction, engineering, and commerce typically lead to higher lifetime incomes than many low-ATAR university graduates are likely to earn”, states the recently released report from The Grattan Institute.
Meet Wodonga TAFEs new Aboriginal Liaison Officer (ALO), Katrice May, learn about her background, her current role as an ALO and how she went from being a student at Wodonga TAFE to ALO.
Students in Wodonga TAFE’s Fitness courses will benefit from a new training partnership with local business, PT Fitness Private Studio.
Starting the job seeking process can be a difficult task and often leaves you wondering where and how to start! Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with our top tips in getting through that job seeking process and landing your next job!
Wodonga TAFE’s revolutionary mobile kitchen training truck has kicked off semester two with regional training in Myrtleford! Students are studying a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations in a commecial kitchen on wheels!
Wodonga TAFE Certificate II in Horticulture students are exposed to, and taught the process of, growing and caring for plants from seedling stage and nurtured right through to the stage where they are sold to good homes.
Motorsports Training Australia opened their doors to the public over the weekend to show off their amazing facilities, V8 supercars and FPV Pursuit Ute and give people an insight into the ins and outs of learning and gaining skills in this niche industry.
Wodonga TAFE and Mainfreight have recently joined forces to put 10 team members through the Women Driving Transport Careers (WDTC) program, which aims to increase women truck drivers in industry, increase driving standards of newly licenced heavy vehicle drivers and increase the number of women working within the transport industry.
Commercial Cookery Apprentices were on campus last week and created warming, filling, delicious pasta creations for TAFE staff to indulge in.
There many different reasons our business, leadership and HR students choose to study online. Some are up-skilling so they can progress in their chosen careers, others already work but want to change industries and so need the skills and knowledge to be able to apply for the roles.
DECA work hard to ensure the safety of truck drivers is at the highest standard in the industry. They have the capability to deliver Rollover Prevention and Stability training to all kinds of national and international transport clients including major liquid petroleum distributors, concrete agitator fleets and general transport.
We answer of the most commonly asked questions around the VCAL program and show a highlight of a day in the life of a VCAL student studying in the Warehousing stream.
Wodonga TAFE will welcome SPELD Victoria’s Senior Psychologist on campus this week to present a professional development session, Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD) Assessment Reports.
A creative entry from Wodonga TAFE’s VCAL students won at ‘StreetShot’, a state-wide video and photography competition raising awareness about potentially deadly viral hepatitis.
Patisserie students made some delectable hand-made treats on campus last week as part of their Certificate III in Patisserie. Creating treats from scratch in a commercial kitchen facility gives them the hands-on experience they require when embarking on a new career.
How can Horticulture enrich your life? Hear what some of our students have to say about it!
The Certificate III in Horticulture is a fantastic course for both the career aspiring and hobbyists alike.
With units that teach specific skills in such things as weed and pest control, soil improvements and learning about plants and the culture’s they thrive in, you can be sure you will be...
Allison Jenvey, Chair of the Wodonga Institute of TAFE Board is very pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Paterson as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
Wodonga TAFE, transformed the cafeteria into a Winter Wonderland to celebrate Support Services Winter Warmers event and raise much needed funds for Albury Wodonga Animal Rescue (AWAR).
Traditional costume and design from the heart of Africa brings extra colour to Wodonga TAFE’s campus – due in part to the talent and skills of Zabulon Birongo.
Arboriculture as a career is becoming more and more in-demand for skilled workers. Wodonga TAFE offers training in this unique and necessary industry. It can be studied both as a Traineeship and a general course.
Wodonga TAFE offer many courses that are giving students skills in industries that are experience high growth over the next 5 years. With the Governement set to offer FREE TAFE again next year, now is the time to get your name down for the course you've been dreaming of!
The Mending Lab at Wodonga TAFE is open again this year. With students of the Clothing Production courses gaining hands on practical experience in their chosen industry by offering alternations and mending services to real clients.
Tim Hutchings began his career as an Apprentice through Wodonga TAFE many years ago. Read about how his career panned out and how he ended up as a teacher at the very TAFE where he first started his journey.
We have released our 2020 Course Guide and it's packed full of amazing opportunities for school leavers to consider. It's never too early to get your ducks in a row and start planning for your future!
It is no secret that not everyone feels like they want to continue through secondary school in the mainstream curriculum. Which is why the Government developed VCAL. The program offers so many more opportunities for teens who are looking for a different avenue to complete their secondary certificates.
When you think of Interior Design, you will be forgiven for conjuring up images of people wandering around large mansions fluffing pillows and selecting artwork for the walls. At TAFE we offer a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration and it is SO MUCH MORE than that. Read on for more.
If you are looking for an interesting operational role with good job prospects, then we can help! A forklift licence can open up opportunities for employment; whether you are wanting to earn some money during a gap year, or are looking for new employment opportunities, this licence will give you a fantastic foothold in industry.
Wodonga TAFE’s Motorsports Training Australia (MTA) is hosting an Open Day on Saturday 3 August 2019, from 10 am until 2:30 pm at Wodonga TAFE’s Logic Campus, 45 Albertson Road, Barnawartha North.
The open day aims to promote the Certificate III in Motor Sports Technology, which is designed to bring prospective students into the motorsports industry. There will be...
Woodworking 101 is a short course that teaches students the fundamentals of timber processing. Suitable for anyone from home DIY'ers to those looking for a career in timber!
It is a common misconception that to become an Engineer you must leave secondary school and head on straight for University. This is not the case! You CAN start at TAFE, which offers a lot of flexibility to your training, hands on, industry experience straight away and can better prepare you for the University leg of your studies, or your Apprenticeship.
Choosing a career in fitness won't set you back years of study in a stuffy old classroom. Get qualified in 6 months and start your career sooner!
After two years in planning, next month Wodonga TAFE will begin the process of installing 600 kilowatts of rooftop solar photovoltaic panels across its McKoy Street, TAFESpace and Logic Centre campuses.
Here's some super handy tips to integrate into your study days, to stop the procrastination (except for the reading of this article of course) and help you get back on track to assignment submission success!
The traditional year 11 and 12 secondary schooling pathway isn't suited to all learners. We spoke to some of our VCAL students who explained why they chose a different path.
Transport NSW have released a new campaign called 'Be Truck Aware' which focuses on educating drivers how to ensure safety when sharing the roads with trucks. We have listed some simple tips that help you to be a more supportive and safe driver on our roads.
Do you want to develop fantastic skills to work within the community? Help those in need of change? Does this sound like something you would love to be able to do? What if we told you that you could do all that and much more?
There’s lots of reasons that people start something new – such as enrolling in a course - midway through the year. Do YOU need a reason?
Staying focused in the colder months is not a simple task. We crave warmth and the indoors and getting ourselves out of bed for study can seem like an enormous effort. Read on for some tips to keep motivated in the winter!
Don’t miss your opportunity to build your retail business with Wodonga TAFE’s new ‘Retail Connection’ program.
The Hands on Trades Careers Expo at Winton Motor Raceway was a day full of action, adventure, competitions and FUN!
Christian Trebley has enhanced his professional remedial massage qualifications by branching into myotherapy with Wodonga TAFE.
Local student Agnes McAuliffe reflects on the opportunities that arose for her after completing a short course in basic welding.
Zac Hayes, and his business HA Accounting were announced as the Award winner for ‘Start-up Firm of the Year’ in the 2019 Australian Accounting Awards.
Wodonga TAFE celebrated the end of Education Week by welcoming a large number of New South Wales secondary school students on campus for its second School Experience Day for 2019.
Five well-renowned professionals from the Cookery industry will share their skills and knowledge with students in a series of Masterclasses this week at Wodonga TAFE, from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019
Embarking on a career in fitness can do more for you than simply becoming a personal trainer. Take your skills to the next level and become a freelancer who can work anywhere in the world!
VCAL students were given the opportunity to participate in practice panel interviews at TAFE recently. These interviews were set up with three 'interviewers' who asked them a series of questions, to help them build confidence and skills that will assist their future job seeking efforts.
Kids on Campus have had a big and exciting week. Being awarded a grant from Woolworths and Landcare for their new sustainability policy, while also hosting their very first open day this Saturday 18 May!
Wodonga TAFE joined forces with local community groups to assist with the creation of the Burraja Bush Tucker Garden.
On Wednesday 8 May, Wodonga TAFE will be hosting the Disability Jobs Fair for National Disability Services (NDS). This event is part of a project funded by the Department of Education and Training and aims to promote regional employment in the disability sector.
What you can do to get yourself out of the physical aspect of your work and move into becoming a leader of the next generation of professionals in your industry.
Liam Shay shares his experience of starting at Wodonga TAFE as a student, becoming a staff member of TAFE and the opportunities that have since lead him to now be working towards a Masters Degree at University.
Wodonga TAFE joins forces with heavy transport companies to offer training opportunities for women embarking on truck driving careers.
Wodonga TAFE recently welcomed Rick Kaiser to the Industry, Skills and Trade department. Rick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team and has been able to pass on worldwide knowledge and skills to our students.
Two Wodonga TAFE students were presented with Excellence Awards at La Trobe University Albury Wodonga's graduation ceremony. Both students participated in transitional courses of which begin at TAFE and can lead directly into University.
Each year Wodonga TAFE hosts a Knowledge Share event for all staff to participate in skill building workshops for professional development. This year was capped off with African Drumming and a Reward and Recognition celebration.
Minister for Training and Skills, Gayle Tierney, visited Wodonga TAFE to announce results from the Free TAFE initiative
Student led clinic for massage students at Wodonga TAFE gives them the opportunity to practice real world business skills during their studies.
Secondary School students have the opportunity to visit Wodonga TAFE and engage in a variety of activities related to training in particular industries. This program runs once per Term and is a truly fun and engaging day.
Wodonga TAFE’s Community Services and Health ‘Class of 2018’ celebrated their graduation earlier this week, at The Cube Wodonga.
Wodonga TAFE’s new mobile training kitchen has arrived and was launched in Tallangatta on Friday 22 March 2019.
A basic woodworking short course offered at Wodonga TAFE is proving to be quite the draw card for DIY'ers. With knowledgeable teachers offering a host of timber knowledge and skill building opportunities.
Wodonga TAFE staff and students came together in celebration of Harmony Day this week. Showing support for inclusiveness and multiculturalism on campus and within our community.
Wodonga TAFE offers a program ‘Admin on Tap’ for students wanting to gain employment in office administration. Incorporating two days of study with one day of work experience in a real work environment.
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.
Wodonga TAFE’s VCAL and Work Education students are back in the hospitality business for 2019 in the newly-funded social initiative, ‘Food Without Barriers’ with Uniting Care Wodonga.
Our hardworking students in the Certificate III in Hospitality turned up the creativity recently for their first assessment of their unit 'prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages'.
Professionals from industry shared their expertise recently with students commencing in the Certificate IV in Community Services.
Wodonga TAFE has acquired two brand new, industry standard cranes to create more opportunities for relevant training in future.
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.
Wodonga TAFE entered a team to participate in the Big Splash to show support and raise much needed funds for mental health awareness.
Wodonga TAFE student, Sheldon Smith, has been honoured with the award for Wodonga’s Young Citizen of the year 2019 by Wodonga Council.
Wodonga TAFE has FREE TAFE priority courses in 2020.
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