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MTA Institute of Technology

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The MTA Institute (MTAI) is the leading private automotive Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Queensland. Based at the $10 million state-of-the-art workshop and training facility in Eight Mile Plains, the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence is leading the way in automotive training offering a full suite of nationally accredited automotive apprenticeships and traineeships as well as accredited and non-accredited short courses.
The MTAI was established in 1975 and has grown to become the largest private provider of automotive Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Queensland.


The Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence is a $10 million, state-of-the-art facility devised to offer the very best of training environments for the automotive professionals of the future.

Equipped with the latest technology and training resources, the Centre’s design permits a flexibility that allows the Institute to monitor changing industry requirements and ensure that all apprentices and trainees that train at the Centre are equipped with the skills to navigate current and future industry trends.

The Centre of Excellence features:

28 mechanical and vehicle body repair bays.
Four fully equipped training rooms featuring the latest IT and communications technology.
State-of-the-art equipment for learners training in collision repair, including the latest technology in spray booths and body repair systems.
A modern kitchen and alfresco dining including BBQ area.
The headquarters for the Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland), the peak body representing Queensland’s automotive industry.
The home of MTAiQ, Australia’s first automotive innovation hub, supporting entrepreneurs and start-ups as well as existing businesses needing guidance and support to transform and adapt to market opportunities.

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The MTA Institute (MTAI) is the leading private automotive Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Queensland. Based at the $10 million state-of-the-art workshop and training facility in Eight Mile Plains, the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence is leading the way in automotive training offering a full suite of nationally accredited automotive apprenticeships and traineeships as well as accredited and non-accredited short courses. The MTAI was established in 1975 and has grown to become the largest private provider of automotive Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Queensland.

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1800 177 951

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Currently the MTA Institute offers: - Accredited vocational preparation course – AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation, a course designed to give students a comprehensive set of skills as a basic introduction to the automotive industry. The trainee undertaking this course will learn to: service mechanical parts such as the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential); service suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres); identify and inspect mechanical and electrical components of light and heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment and motorcycles; and perform basic maintenance and repairs. On successful completion of this course, students will have a higher level of skills in automotive increasing their employability potential, and greater likelihood of successfully undertaking an apprenticeship pathway. - Accredited job readiness course – Employability Skills Training, a course focusing on providing work, life and employability skills with high quality training to support clients looking to engage in a job within the automotive industry. The key objectives are to provide: Upfront, realistic expectations, of work involved in the automotive industry; • Development of basic work, social and life skills; • Simulated automotive workplace training; • Industry awareness experience via employer site visits; and • Overarching support to help gain and retain potential employment opportunities.

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