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Helping to spread the message for R U OK?Day

Helping to spread the message for R U OK?Day

Our Certificate I in Transition Education students felt that the R U OK?Day message was really important this year, more so than any other, and volunteered to help spread the message on campus. 

Gourmet Food Service on Campus with our Commercial Cookery and Hospitality students

Gourmet Food Service on Campus with our Commercial Cookery and Hospitality students

Our Commercial Cookery apprentices put their skills to a fast-paced test with an on-campus restaurant service early last week. Food was prepared in the commercial kitchens on campus by the 3rd-year apprentices who are completing Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, with all restaurant services provided by our students enrolled in Certificate III in Hospitality.

Supporting our community with Certificate I in Transition Education students

Supporting our community with Certificate I in Transition Education students

On campus today, students in the Certificate I in Transition Education class planted Australian native trees as part of a volunteering project for Planet Ark’s National Tree Day

Congrats to Tony Hewett – nominated for Vocational Student of the Year in the 2020 Victorian Training Awards

Congrats to Tony Hewett – nominated for Vocational Student of the Year in the 2020 Victorian Training Awards

Tony has been nominated for Vocational Student of the Year in this year’s Victorian Training Awards, and completed Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance with Wodonga TAFE in 2019. 

Congrats to Simon Watts – nominated for Vocational Student of the Year in the 2020 Victorian Training Awards

Congrats to Simon Watts – nominated for Vocational Student of the Year in the 2020 Victorian Training Awards

Simon studied the Diploma of Community Services with Wodonga TAFE, and was awarded as a ‘2019 Student of the Year’ at our Celebration of Achievement Awards late last year.

Congratulations to former Landscaping Apprentice Ryan Leman on his 2020 Apprentice of the Year - Victorian Training Awards nomination!

Congratulations to former Landscaping Apprentice Ryan Leman on his 2020 Apprentice of the Year - Victorian Training Awards nomination!

Congratulations to former Wodonga TAFE Certificate III in Landscape Construction (AHC30916) Apprentice Ryan Leman, who has been nominated for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards for Apprentice of the Year! Ryan is currently working for Stuart Gordon Landscaping & Paving Specialists as a Foreman, having completed his apprenticeship in July 2019.

Breaking Barriers! Wodonga TAFE Agriculture Student Finalist for Victorian Training Awards!

Breaking Barriers! Wodonga TAFE Agriculture Student Finalist for Victorian Training Awards!

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.

Meet Tim Hutchings - How his career went full circle from TAFE student to TAFE teacher!

Meet Tim Hutchings - How his career went full circle from TAFE student to TAFE teacher!

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.

VCAL students explain: Why traditional secondary schooling wasn't for me

VCAL students explain: Why traditional secondary schooling wasn't for me

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.

Professional Remedial Massage Therapist extends skills with Myotherapy

Professional Remedial Massage Therapist extends skills with Myotherapy

Christian Trebley has enhanced his professional remedial massage qualifications by branching into myotherapy with Wodonga TAFE.

Short course in basic welding offers not-so-basic opportunities!

Short course in basic welding offers not-so-basic opportunities!

Local student Agnes McAuliffe reflects on the opportunities that arose for her after completing a short course in basic welding.

VCAL Students Practise Interview Skills

VCAL Students Practise Interview Skills

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.

Liam Shay - from strength to strength in Community Service

Liam Shay - from strength to strength in Community Service

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. 

Excellence Awards for Wodonga TAFE students

Excellence Awards for Wodonga TAFE 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.

Wodonga TAFE students benefit from new ‘Food Without Barriers’ initiative

Wodonga TAFE students benefit from new ‘Food Without Barriers’ initiative

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. 

Hospitality students serving up amazing non-alcoholic beverages

Hospitality students serving up amazing non-alcoholic beverages

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'.

Community Services students learn about giving back to their industry

Community Services students learn about giving back to their industry

Professionals from industry shared their expertise recently with students commencing in the Certificate IV in Community Services. 

TAFE student Wodonga's Young Citizen of the Year 2019

TAFE student Wodonga's Young Citizen of the Year 2019

Wodonga TAFE student, Sheldon Smith, has been honoured with the award for Wodonga’s Young Citizen of the year 2019 by Wodonga Council.

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