I have been pondering the question, ‘What is a quality training organisation?’ – a question I have been asked many times by employers, trainers and government.
If you are a Vehicle Painting apprentice with an eye for detail and a flair for design then now is your chance to make your mark and stand out from the crowd through the WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition in Vehicle Painting.
MTAI apprentice Callum McDougall is a lucky bloke. He says so himself. And it’s easy to agree with him. A couple of years ago, the then 18-year-old hit the jackpot when he walked into the office of Automotion – a workshop in Enoggera on Brisbane’s north side - to ask the owners, Cameron Wright and Chris Jordan, for a job.
James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10, made for the latest James Bond film, Spectre, has sold for £2,434,500 ($4.85million) after going under the auctioneer’s gavel at Christie’s in London.
The Auto Initiation program, the MTA Queensland’s (MTAQ) pre-vocational automotive course, has been launched into the Queensland regions with courses now being run on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars made 521,400 deliveries in the first month of 2016, an increase of 2.8 per cent compared with January 2015.
A former employee of Tesla recently spilt the beans over popular site Reddit, claiming to have previously worked at a retail location for the electric vehicle maker.
In the more than 100 years since the first automobile spluttered into life, there have been some truly outstanding cars. The E-type Jaguar, the Ford Mustang, the Monaro, the Aston Martin DB5, the XC Cobra . . . the list goes go on.
Andrew Kisbalazs, a 21-year-old motorcycle mechanic from the Gold Coast, has won the 2015 Ulysses Club Motorcycle Apprentice of the Year Award for the Queensland/Northern Territory zone