The latest data from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research has revealed that apprentices are more satisfied with their overall training now than they were in previous years while experiencing high levels of certainty around employment.
23 Jun 2020 - The MTA Institute (MTAI) is inviting all former students who completed training with us in 2019 to participate in Australia’s largest survey of students in the VET sector.
23 Jun 2020 - Australia’s efforts to recover and rebuild the economy following the devastating COVID-19 pandemic has received a boost, with the National Skills Commissioner Bill passing through Parliament.
12 Jun 2020 - Job opportunities for mechanic and other automotive occupations are driving the nation's recovery from COVID-19, according to figures released by the National Skills Commission.
9 Apr 202- The Australian Government has announced funding of $1.3 billion to support small businesses employing an apprentice or trainee as the COVID-19 continues to threaten the cash flow of small businesses.
8 Apr 2020 - Nominations are open for Ulysses Club's annual 'Motorcycle Apprentice of the Year" award.
16 Mar 2020 - The Federal Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic stimulus package to provide assistance to businesses and households dealing with the impact of the coronavirus.
11 Feb 2020 - Local businesses are invited to exhibit at the Moreton Bay Jobs Fair to be held on Thursday 20 February at the Morayfield Sports and Events Centre.
4 Feb 2020 - Nominations are now open for the 2020 Capricorn Rising Star search for Australia’s most promising automotive apprentice.
6 Jan 2020 - Entries are now open for Queensland's apprentices, trainers, VET students and employers to nominate for the 59th annual Queensland Training Awards.
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.
11 Oct 2019 - TV host Scott Cam has been selected as an ambassador for the National Careers Institute as part of the federal government's initiative to promote a career in trades.
8 Oct 2019 - CARTER'S Ridge teen Sean Germain is considering a career in the car industry after taking part in a school holiday program run by the Motor Trades Association of Queensland.
10 Sep 2019 - The Queensland Government is offering free apprenticeships to anyone under 21.
28 Aug 2019 - Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has announced a new deal with Supercars that will see the Gold Coast 600 and Townsville 400 events remain for at least the next five years.
6 Aug 2019 - Nominations are open for Ulysses Club's annual "motorcycle Apprentice of the Year" award.
5 Aug 2019 - The Palaszczuk Government is backing small businesses and young job seekers by offering free apprenticeships to anyone under 21.
9 July 2019 - If you are a tradeswoman training, working or running a business in the automotive industry we’d love you to volunteer to be involved with careering events for high school girls during July and August 2019.
3 Jun 2019 - MTA Institute apprentices can now register their interest to compete at the Worldskills Australia, Queensland Regional Competitions.
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.
5 Feb 2019 - PWC Skills for Australia releases Recommendations Report regarding the AUR and AUM Training Packages on behalf of the five Automotive Industry Reference Committees.
25 Jan 2019 - 2019 has begun with a wealth of opportunities on offer for people from the region of Mackay wanting to enter into an apprenticeship.
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.
27 Nov 2018 - On Friday the 16th of November, a group of around 40 attended the second Women in Collision seminar and awards at the IAG Melbourne headquarters.
9 Nov 2018 - The Supercars circus was back in Queensland in October, with the streets of the Gold Coast reverberating to the thunder of the nation’s premiere motorsport competition at the GC600.
22 Oct 2018 - Lister, the British prestige car company, has begun to take orders for its LFP SUV.
06 Sep 2018 - Ford has celebrated the production of its 10 millionth Mustang – America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight.
05 Sep 2018 - Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) has today announced pricing and specifications for the new 2019 Tucson range.
30 Aug 18 - Holden will add 150 engineers to its Australian operations to work on future technology for autonomous vehicles and electric powertrains.
30 Aug 2018 - CSIRO's Data61 has recently released a detailed report into the future of Queensland jobs market identifying technology, emerging global markets, demographics and other significant factors that will reshape the Queensland job market in the next 20 years.