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Latest Apprenticeships and Traineeships News | 17 June 2022

BHP celebrates the first 60 apprentices to graduate from Pilbara Rail Academy

BHP celebrates the first 60 apprentices to graduate from Pilbara Rail Academy

Sixty new train drivers are poised to graduate from BHP’s Pilbara Rail Academy Traineeship Program, created last year to meet the growing skills shortage in Western Australia.

BHP has committed $20 million to the academy program, which aims to employ and train 200 new train drivers over three years. The first apprentices were welcomed into the academy in August last year, and are set to become the first round of graduates!

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Victorian electricians get the chance upskill and work on electric vehicle technology

Victorian electricians get the chance upskill and work on electric vehicle technology

Hundreds of Victorian electricians will be given the chance to upskill and work on electric vehicle technology as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced an investment of more than $950,000 in a pilot program for 500 licensed electricians, led by the Electrical Trades Union and delivered by training provider The Centre for U and Holmesglen TAFE.

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SA Government to begin work on building a new technical college in Mt Gambier

SA Government to begin work on building a new technical college in Mt Gambier

The Malinauskas Labor Government will build one of its five new technical colleges in Mount Gambier and the new building will be co-located with the TAFE campus and the University of South Australia campus.

The 2022-23 State Budget includes an investment of $35 million for the construction of the new technical college and $4 million to cover its operational expenses.

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