Victorian Group Training Co News

Award for Trainee in Financial Services – Ballarat

May 11, 2015 Kimberley (centre) being presented her award   Kimberley Johnson is a Victorian Group Training trainee studying Certificate III Financial Services with ANZ Ballarat East. ANZ’s recent Awards for Victoria and Tasmania saw Kim recognised when she won “Trainee of the half.” These awards are very prestigious and the Victoria & Tasmania Region covers all of...
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Mock Apprenticeship Interviews

May 6, 2015 Victorian Group Training’s Lochlan Veale and Gemma Middleton once again attended the annual year 11 Mock Apprenticeship Interviews at Camperdown Mercy Regional College this week. Yr 11 student Paddy Bourke, Gemma Middleton and Lochlan Veale Lochie and Gemma acted as mock interviewers for certain apprenticeship positions where students has ‘applied’ to work.  This year, Lochie...
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Safe Towns Colac – WorkSafe Inspection blitz

May 4, 2015 SAFE TOWNS COLAC  WorkSafe Inspectors will be visiting the Colac Region in May to conduct a workplace inspection blitz. Come along to the employer lunch on Thursday 14 May to find out more about the blitz, and to learn about WorkCover insurance, health and safety and return to work. WorkSafe Inspectors will be on hand...
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School-Based Traineeships & Apprenticeships (Colac, Geelong & Victoria wide)

April 28, 2015 School-Based Apprenticeships & Traineeships What is a School Based Apprenticeship/Traineeship (SBAT)?A School Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a training contract between an employer and an employee (student) in which the employee learns a Nationally Recognised Qualification whilst at school. You must be a minimum age of 15 years and enrolled in secondary school. A School...
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New School Based Conservation & Land Management Trainees – Woori Yallock

April 17, 2015 School Based Certificate II Conservation & Land Management Traineeship Program Victorian Group Training signed up the 2015 group of School Based Certificate II Conservation & Land Management trainees this week at the Woori Yallock Farm School – Host Employer Greening Australia. This is the 2nd year this program has been run at this location. The...
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Successful Carpentry Apprenticeship Completion – Colac

April 9, 2015 Lachlan Simpkin – now a qualified carpenter in Colac Lachlan Simpkin Lachlan Simpkin has been a carpentry apprentice with Victorian Group Training since 2010.  Lachie’s Host Employer and father, Ian Simpkin has hosted him for the entire duration. Lachie commenced his apprenticeship as a school-based apprentice and rolled into full-time work on completion of year...
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Happy Easter from Victorian Group Training

March 31, 2015 Happy Easter! The team at Victorian Group Training would like to wish their Host Employers, Trainees & Apprentices and their families a very safe and happy Easter!  Victorian Group Training will be closed on Good Friday 3rd April and Easter Monday 6th April.  We will reopen on Tuesday 7th April.

Employing a new Trainee or Apprentice – End of Financial Year

March 30, 2015 Employers, the end of the financial year (EOFY) can bring many things to the table for your business.  It can be an opportunity for change and growth.  Your most important business asset is the people that work for you.  Have you found that the EOFY has brought the opportunity for new employees to join your...
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VGTC New Employees & Trainee in Colac

March 26, 2015 Victorian Group Training Co Ltd has recently welcomed 3 new internal staff members. We would like to introduce you to our new Administration and Payroll team. Ashlee Gappa (left) has commenced with us full-time as a trainee in Administration after completing VCE. As part of the traineeship, Ashlee is studying Certificate IV in Frontline Management...
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Apprenticeships & Social Media in Victoria

March 5, 2015 Social Media & Managing Your Online Presence We can surely all agree that social media is not something that is going to ‘go away’ any time soon. It is a desired skill to be proficient in social media in both a business and personal sense. If you’re looking for a job, such as a business...
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