On November 19, 2016, at the MTA Queensland’s President’s Ball held in the elegant surrounds of the Hilton Brisbane, 20-year-old Jamahl Byrne was named MTA Institute’s Apprentice of the Year.
Elliott Lemmon, a light vehicle apprentice with Greg Tunstall Mechanical in Ormiston, near Brisbane, is the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Year for 2017.
MTA Institute (MTAI) is thrilled to see our grade 12 AccelR8 students successfully completed a Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preperation.
With the rise of uptake in electric and autonomous vehicles, many new opportunities will present themselves, including the production of hybrid/electric and autonomous vehicles and their components.
Over the past four years the MTA Institute (MTAI) have had the great pleasure of welcoming international students from Daejeon, South Korea to the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence.
If you're a licensed motor dealer it's very important to note that you no longer have the option to sell cars privately.
On Tuesday the 10th of October, MTA Institute (MTAI) was thrilled to welcome Kawasaki Motors Australia to the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of of Excellence
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).
MTA Insitute (MTAI) are extremely pleased to announce that all trainee-ships and apprenticeships have now transitioned into the new Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package (AUR Training Package).
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.
The Tesla Roadster Sport is a beautiful car. The all-electric, two-door speedster is quick too. Capable of 0-100km/h in under 4 seconds on the way to a top speed of 210km/h, the power generated from its monstrous battery pack and three-phase four pole AC induction motor is extraordinary.
Luke Roxburgh, a 28-year-old second-year Light Vehicle apprentice with Absolute Car Care in Brisbane, is the MTAQ Apprentice of the Year for 2015.
In our last two issues we looked at the first six of ten provisions of the National Employment Standards ie., Maximum weekly hours; request for flexible working arrangements; parental leave and related entitlements; annual leave; personal/carers leave and compassionate leave; and community service leave. This article will explain the remaining four provisions.
The inaugural AccelR8 automotive training program has concluded, with 78 year 12 students undertaking the school-to-work program to attain a Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation. 13 students completed the AccelR8 program with MTA Institute this year, receiving their qualification at a grand graduation ceremony in November.
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