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Creative skills and teamwork for face mask production on campus

Creative skills and teamwork for face mask production on campus

Staff from our Education and Vocational Skills department turned their skills and creativity into making protective face masks last week, with a production session on the go in the Fashion Design studio.

Spotlight on Tilly Waite – life-long learner and Wodonga TAFE’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ 2019

Spotlight on Tilly Waite – life-long learner and Wodonga TAFE’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ 2019

Congratulations to Tilly Waite, who has been nominated for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards for ‘Teacher/Trainer of the Year’.

Midyear AND Free TAFE – what a great opportunity!

Midyear AND Free TAFE – what a great opportunity!

Time’s running out to get yourself started in a midyear course – but there’s still some great opportunities available. Some of these courses are also part of the FREE TAFE* initiative – check out the course list to find the course you’re interested in.

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.

 

End of an amazing journey

End of an amazing journey

With his time at Wodonga TAFE drawing to a close, much loved Horticulture teacher, Alister Rhook reflects back on his time and how the Agriculture & Horticulture Department has grown and some of the biggest changes since he began.

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.

Make sure you’re living your best life with a Fitness gap year!

Make sure you’re living your best life with a Fitness gap year!

Stay local, study local – get a qual in Fitness that can get you work anywhere you want to be - set yourself up with an income while you chase your dreams of travel and play.

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.

 

FUSE of Creativity: Student Exhibition & Fashion Show on again in 2019!

FUSE of Creativity: Student Exhibition & Fashion Show on again in 2019!

Creative students at Wodonga TAFE are once again looking forward to showcasing their works at ‘FUSE’, the upcoming Student Exhibition and Fashion Show. FUSE will be held on campus from 6pm on Thursday 28 November 2019 at The Valleys Restaurant and Building G.

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! 

Work ConnectED is on! Come to the biggest careers event on the Border!

Work ConnectED is on! Come to the biggest careers event on the Border!

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.

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