Industry News

Employers are winning when appointing an apprentice

7 Nov 2019 - With the Australian government announcing a reform into the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector to boost declining apprentice numbers, there has never been a better time for employers to employ and train an apprentice.

The Future for the Vocational Education and Training Sector

3 June 2019 - In November 2018, the Federal Government appointed former New Zealand Skills Minister, Steven Joyce, to lead a review of VET. The Joyce Review was released in April 2019 and contained 71 recommendations which form the basis of a six-point plan to transform VET so it can provide students with skills that reflect the needs of employers. 

Jack Goodrich - A Top Apprentice

20 Dec 2018 - Jack Goodrich who recently completed his Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology Apprenticeship with MTA Institute was also recently announced as the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Year.  

Smart mobility and the Collision Repair Industry

20 Aug 2018 - 2020 is the number thrown around for the rise of electric and autonomous vehicles and it's no secret that the increasingly amount of technology invested in the motor trades will result in much improved driving and better travel options.

Vacancy rates in automotive jobs rise

15 Jul 2018 - ALMOST 40,000 automotive technicians are needed to fill vacant jobs in Australia, highlighting the increasing difficulty of attracting employees to the Australian automotive business, according to recruitment specialist Motor Staff.