MTA Institute News

$30,000 Boost to hire youth in South East Queensland

South East Queensland employers have up to 30,000 reasons to hire a young person with the Queensland Government’s expansion of their $20,000 Youth Boost Payment in combination with the Federal Government’s Youth Wage Subsidy of up to $10,000*

Queensland’s VET sector is strong and vibrant

In Queensland alone over 250 000 people will undertake publicly funded training every year with 25 per cent of this group completing either a Cert I or Cert II (traineeship) and 50.6 per cent of this group completing a Cert III (Apprenticeship).

MTAQ MEMBER WINS QUEENSLAND TRAINING AWARD

R.H.D. Classic Supplies & Services - a motorcycle services, parts and accessories business based in Townsville - has won the top prize in the Small Employer of the Year category for the North Queensland region at the Queensland Training Awards (QTA).

Battery factory visit sparks interest of MTA Institute students

Century Yuasa is Australia’s oldest battery manufacturer and one of the most reputable sources in the business. Producing over a million vehicle batteries a year, it’s also the perfect place for MTA Institute apprentices and Employability Skills Training (EST) participants to learn firsthand the ins and outs of battery production.

An Automotive Apprenticeship Can Open Many Doors!

In 1986 the average cost of a new car was $9,200, the controversial VL Commodore was powered by an imported Nissan 6-cylinder engine, and Crocodile Dundee hit the cinemas. Cars ran a little slower and were built a little heavier and for Daryn Foster, Manager of ACM Autobody in Mansfield this was his reality as a panel beating apprentice in Darwin.

Government funded Automotive Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) are proud to work with the Queensland Government in the delivery of the Automotive Industry Pre-Apprenticeship - Collision Repair Assistance to Support Hiring Apprentices (CRASH) Program.