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.