MTA Institute News
Apprentice of the Month, March 2023: Ryan Matthews
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
Living with an EV PART 2: CHARGING
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.
Apprentice of the Month, February 2023: Levi Flanders
14 Mar 2023 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Levi Flanders, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for February 2023.
Living with an EV
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.
MTA Institute EV and Hybrid Training Goes Mobile
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.
Apprentice of the Month, January 2023: Liam Shakespeare
20 Feb 2023 - Congratulations to second-year light vehicle apprentice Liam Shakespeare, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for January 2023.
Apprentice of the Month, December 2022: Tye Bugeja
16 Feb 2023 - Congratulations to fourth-year light vehicle apprentice Tye Bugeja, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for December 2022.
Rugby League Star Shines Tackling Automotive Apprenticeship
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.
Supporting VET Pathways with GlenTech Auto Initiative
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.
MTA Institute Plugs-In to Electric Vehicle Training with Delivery of BYD Atto 3
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.
MTA Institute Trainers Gather for End-of-Year Conference
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.
Apprentice of the Month, November 2022: Aiden Zemit
21 Dec 2022 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Aiden Zemit, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for November 2022.
Apprentice of the Month, October 2022: Jared Rogers
14 Nov 2022 - Congratulations to Jared Rogers, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for October 2022.
Apprentice of the Month, September 2022: Melissa Smith
12 Oct 2022 - Congratulations to third-year auto electrical apprentice Melissa Smith, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for September 2022.
Mature-aged Apprentices a 'Reliable' Resource for Automotive Industry
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.
Apprentice of the Month, August 2022: Phoenix Ah-Toon
12 Sept 2022 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Phoenix Ah-Toon, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for August 2022.
MTA Institute's Training Team Gathers for Annual Professional Development
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.
MTA Institute's 'Top Tier' Training the Foundation for Young Mechanic's Career
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.
Apprentice of the Month, July 2022: Lucas Giacoboni
22 Aug 2022 - Congratulations to third-year light vehicle apprentice Lucas Giacoboni, the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for July 2022.
MTA Institute Showcases Auto Career Opportunities
17 Aug 2022 - Rapidly evolving technological change, including electric and connected vehicles, is bringing about exciting opportunities for young women considering a career in the automotive industry. To showcase the many pathways available, MTA Institute has compiled a feature article for Queensland's Step in the Right Direction Magazine
Apprentice of the Month, June 2022: Klarah Cassar-Tan
12 Aug 2022 - Congratulations to fourth-year light vehicle apprentice Klarah Cassar-Tan, MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for June 2022.
New EV Training Opportunities for MTA Institute Apprentices
26 July 2022 - MTA Institute students now have the option of completing entry-level units as part of their apprenticeship.
Auto Ready Program Takes to the Road
15 July 2022 - Up to this year, Auto Ready has been delivered at MTA Queensland’s facility in Brisbane, but July saw two editions of the course being held across the two weeks of school holidays at Rockhampton’s Glenmore State High School.
Benefits of Hiring a Student with Pre-Vocational Training
6 July 2022 - When it comes to hiring a new team member, making sure an applicant has the relevant skills for the position plays an essential role. This is where MTA Institute’s automotive vocational preparation program can assist.
Apprentice of the Month, May 2022: Nathan Faggotter
16 Jun 2022 - Congratulations to third-year auto electrical apprentice Nathan Faggotter, MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month for May 2022.
Nominations Open For 2022 Ulysses Club Motorcycle Apprentice of the Year Award
13 Jun 2022 - Nominations are now open for the 2022 Ulysses Club 'Motorcycle Apprentice of the Year' (MAOTY) Award!
Have Your Say | 2022 Student Outcomes Survey
6 June 2022 - The 2022 National Student Outcomes Survey is now open, with over $40,000 worth of prizes up for grabs! Have your say today.
Apprentice of the Month, April 2022: Timothy Louden
10 May 2022 - Congratulations to Timothy Louden, the April 2022 Apprentice of the Month.
MTA Institute Launches International Training Service
21 Apr 2022 - With the skills shortages front of mind, MTA Institute is offering students that chance through the creation of a new international training program.
Former MTA Institute Student Claims Ulysses Motorcycle Club National Award
18 Apr 2022 - Former MTA Institute student Bradley Thorley has been named the latest winner of the national Ulysses Motorcycle Apprentice of the Year.