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New Initiative to keep Apprentices and Trainees Learning

New Initiative to keep Apprentices and Trainees Learning

Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, the Hon Gayle Tierney MP, announced the Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program, a collaboration with the Apprenticeship Employment Network.

 

Recognising excellence at Wodonga TAFE’s ‘Celebration of Achievement Awards’

Recognising excellence at Wodonga TAFE’s ‘Celebration of Achievement Awards’

Wodonga TAFE celebrated its Achievement Awards on Wednesday 27 November 2019, at The Cube Wodonga. The annual Celebration of Achievement Awards recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions of students, industry partners, and Wodonga TAFE staff members.

Happy grads! Celebrating with our students in the Disability Programs at Wodonga TAFE

Happy grads! Celebrating with our students in the Disability Programs at Wodonga TAFE

Last week saw our students in the Disability programs celebrate the success of their achievements! Students from Certificates I & II in Work Education, Certificate I in Transition Education, and the Literacy and Numeracy Basics and Work Skills for Life programs took part in two graduation ceremonies that recognised their participation in programs on and off campus.   

Certificate III in Horticulture: Show winners for 'prepare specialised plants' class!

Certificate III in Horticulture: Show winners for 'prepare specialised plants' class!

Wodonga TAFE's Certificate III in Horticulture students had a number of winning entries in the Albury Horticultural Society’s Horticulture competition at the Albury Show last month. The students were also lucky enough to have the competition count as part of an assessment for their ‘Prepare specialised plants’ class here at TAFE.

Best practice in nursing education at Wodonga TAFE

Best practice in nursing education at Wodonga TAFE

Our Nursing students had their first hands-on session with new simulation manikins this week, as part of their ‘assisted daily living tasks’ class in the Nursing lab.

Wodonga TAFE Trainers Invited Again!

Wodonga TAFE Trainers Invited Again!

Wodonga TAFE Transport & Logistics department teachers; Steven Lillis and Allan Skinner were again invited by the Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australasia (GBMA), and specifically by Winstone Wallboards (GIB) (NZ), to participate as judges in this year’s Trans-Tasman GBMA Safety Challenge.

 

Teaching so much more than winners in Fashion Design

Teaching so much more than winners in Fashion Design

According to Fashion Design teacher Deidre Liston, all her students are winners! Not just the ones whose garments win awards.

More Interior Design options at Wodonga TAFE

More Interior Design options at Wodonga TAFE

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.

Wodonga TAFE’s Commercial Cookery apprentices medal winners at AUS-TAFE state finals

Wodonga TAFE’s Commercial Cookery apprentices medal winners at AUS-TAFE state finals

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's Solar Initiative is now online!

Wodonga TAFE's Solar Initiative is now online!

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 wins Australian Defence Industry Award

Wodonga TAFE wins Australian Defence Industry Award

Wodonga TAFE has won the Academic Institution of the Year Award at the Australian Defence Industry Awards for 2019! 

Fashion Design student from Wodonga TAFE wins big at ‘Natural Fibre Fashion Awards’

Fashion Design student from Wodonga TAFE wins big at ‘Natural Fibre Fashion Awards’

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's Kevin Albert Wins VAEAI 2019 Wurreker Teacher/Trainer Award

Wodonga TAFE's Kevin Albert Wins VAEAI 2019 Wurreker Teacher/Trainer Award

Wodonga TAFE Teacher Wins VAEAI 2019 Wurreker Teacher/Trainer Award

Put the socks down! Give Dad the gift of a great life skill!

Put the socks down! Give Dad the gift of a great life skill!

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!

Apply with ease to Wodonga TAFE courses with Direct Entry options!

Apply with ease to Wodonga TAFE courses with Direct Entry options!

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!

Don’t be a university drop out – get a highly paid job with your TAFE trade instead!

Don’t be a university drop out – get a highly paid job with your TAFE trade instead!

“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.

Enrich your life with Horticulture!

Enrich your life with Horticulture!

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...

Wodonga TAFE announces new Chief Executive Officer

Wodonga TAFE announces new Chief Executive Officer

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. 

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