8 Nov 2023 - Part of the prize for winning MTA Institute’s Apprentice of the Month award was the opportunity to attend the Gold Coast 500 Supercars event held in October. Courtesy of Gates Australia, four local apprentices were treated to the full corporate experience, watching the practice races from the first-class view of the Penrite Racing suite.
8 Nov 2023 - Congratulations to Bradley Bull from Bowen Mazda, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for October 2023.
24 Oct 2023 - Congratulations to Kaydo Wirihana from Lowry's Auto Body Repairs, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for September 2023.
17 Oct 2023 - Third year auto electrical apprentice, Jack Lancaster is the August 2023 MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month.
15 Sep - In an effort to find new, alternative pathways to closing the skill shortage, All Car Engine Reconditioning Services in Yatala has taken on the opportunity to bring on a school-based apprentice.
17 Aug - Nine MTA Institute apprentices from Townsville received the opportunity to attend the Townsville 500 Supercars event thanks to Gates Corporation in July 2023.
17 August 2023 - The MTA Institute recently brought its fleet of automotive Technical Trainers together for the annual Trainers Conference in Brisbane.
17 Aug 2023 - Congratulations to light vehicle apprentice Alicia Byron from Mosley's Automotive, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for July 2023.
19 July 2023 - Congratulations to light vehicle apprentice Dyllon Browne from Hervey Bay Rent A Car, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for Jun 2023.
21 June 2023 - Congratulations to panel-beating apprentice Liam Watt from McCarthy Panel Works in Mackay, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for May 2023.
31 May 2023 - Congratulations to light vehicle apprentice Emma Manzelmann from Jet Maintenance Service Mackay, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for April 2023.
17 April 2023 - Congratulations to light vehicle apprentice Ryan Matthews from Tye's Remote Mechanical, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for March 2023
14 Mar 2023 - In part 2 of LIVING WITH AN EV, Scott takes a look into the charging options at his disposal while on the road.
14 Mar 2023 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Levi Flanders, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for February 2023.
24 Feb 2023 - MTA Queensland recently purchased a full battery-electric vehicle to further show our commitment to training in future technologies. Over the next few months, Scott Gehrke, Manager of Training Delivery, will give the lowdown on life with an EV.
22 Feb 2023 - MTA Institute has made the commitment to take its BEV and HEV training mobile and make it available to businesses and technicians in regional areas. The first such course was delivered last December in Toowoomba.
20 Feb 2023 - Congratulations to second-year light vehicle apprentice Liam Shakespeare, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for January 2023.
16 Feb 2023 - Congratulations to fourth-year light vehicle apprentice Tye Bugeja, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for December 2022.
16 Feb 2023 - MTA Institute apprentice Emma Manzelmann is kicking goals - both in the third year of her light vehicle apprenticeship with Jet Maintenance Services and as a rugby league star with the Newcastle Knights.
6 Feb 2023 - To support high school students as they explore potential career pathways, MTA Queensland and MTA Institute have partnered with Glenmore State High School to bring a range of automotive training programs to the Rockhampton, Mount Morgan, and Yeppoon regions.
4 Jan 2023 - The MTA Institute's drive to deliver the most relevant and up-to-date training received a boost in December with the delivery of its first fully electric vehicle (EV) to be used as a training aid - a BYD Atto 3.
21 Dec 2022 - With trainers working semi-independently across Queensland, the MTA Institute works to bring them together at trainer conferences to discuss their experiences, attend professional development workshops, and be brought up to speed on the latest developments in the vocational education space.
21 Dec 2022 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Aiden Zemit, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for November 2022.
14 Nov 2022 - Congratulations to Jared Rogers, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for October 2022.
12 Oct 2022 - Congratulations to third-year auto electrical apprentice Melissa Smith, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for September 2022.
26 Sept 2022 - Jerry Withers from Withers Workshop in Ravenshoe, Far North Qld, has found an alternative method for his staffing issues, in the form of a 45-year-old mature-aged apprentice named Scott Brown.
12 Sept 2022 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Phoenix Ah-Toon, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for August 2022.
31 Aug 2022 - Each year, the MTA Institute brings its training team together from across Queensland for a series of professional development workshops and the chance to discuss industry developments.
25 Aug 2022 - A one-stop training shop like MTA Institute can be extremely useful to automotive professionals, and so it has been for Ethan Simmons, a qualified light vehicle mechanic at the family-owned Allautos Advanced Tuning shop in the northern Brisbane suburb of Geebung.
22 Aug 2022 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Lucas Giacoboni, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for July 2022.