Wyndham Community & Education Centre wins Learn Local Award

Congratulations to Wyndham Community & Education Centre for winning the category of EXCELLENCE IN CREATING LOCAL SOLUTIONS in the 2014 Learn Local Awards. The award was announced by the Hon. Nick Wakeling MP at the 2014 Victorian Learn Local Awards on Thursday 28 August at the St Kilda Town Hall. CEO, Jennie Barrera said that the award was...
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Major Ministerial Announcements from the Commonwealth

Apprenticeships: The new tender is seeking an outcome driven model not dissimilar in style to the Job Network model. The new contracts will recognise difference in metropolitan, regional and remote areas. The new tender is expected to seek new consortia with new sub-contracting concepts. The government has introduced a new IT system to support administration; they...
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2 major report announcements

At a forum in Canberra this morning, The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, announced the release of the draft National VET Standards. CCA has been an active participant on the stakeholder reference group for these reforms since the beginning of 2014. Key to the draft reforms are:
  1. AEO has been removed
  2. LTO has been removed
  3. ...
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New Strategic Alliance to Strengthen the Future

A new and exciting strategic alliance has been announced by Forster Tuncurry Community College and WEA Hunter. From the 1st July, 2014, Forster Tuncurry Community College will be known as WEA Coast. Through this alliance, the future of education and training in the Forster Tuncurry area looks strong, with more opportunities for accredited, funded courses and different...
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Exceptional student overcomes exceptional circumstances

A Central Coast Community College student who overcame exceptional circumstances to complete her studies in the Certificate III in Aged Care, has been awarded a special prize for her achievements. Kathleen Marshall was presented with the Central Coast Campus Friends Award at the College’s Annual Awards night in April, in front of her family and peers....
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A journey of self discovery

Vor Proofe was born in Liberia and arrived in Australia in 2010 from the Republic of Ghana. She began her journey in a foreign land by learning English. Vor then applied to participate in theAustralian Apprenticeships Access Program – Preparation for Health Services Assistant – delivered through Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in partnership with Western Health. She attended its...
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