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“We’re talking about breaking stereotypes" - gender equality in the workplace

General Jul 17, 2017

As part of the Women in Trade project, NECA Education & Careers recently caught up with some of the men leading the charge in changing the face – and gender balance – of the electrical industry.

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Solar batteries 'exploding' in popularity

General Feb 14, 2017
The first national audit of batteries that store solar power shows almost 7,000 were installed in Australian homes last year — and that's predicted to triple this year.

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New VET Student Loans Program

General Oct 12, 2016
The Federal Government has announced the commencement of a new Vocational Education and Training (VET) Student Loans program, to replace the troubled VET FEE-HELP program from January 2017, subject to legislative passage.

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NECA Education & Careers Apprentices shine bright

General Sep 23, 2016
Two NECA Education & Careers apprentices shone brightly at the recent NECA Tasmania Excellence Awards, with Thomas Riley taking out the Industrial Apprentice of the Year and Jeremy Jacobs announced runner up for Commercial category.

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Battery Storage for Grid to Connect to start

General Sep 5, 2016
When our CEO sets a challenge we all know it’s going to be epic … So when Phil set up a team and tasked them with the mission on creating a solar and battery installation...

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Apprentices speak out if you’re being bullied

General Jun 14, 2016
While the mentality towards apprentices “rites of passage” has changed considerably over recent years, there is still plenty of work to be done in ensuring apprentices and trainees are protected in the workplace.

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Dodgy Training Providers

General Dec 11, 2015
As you will have seen over recent months the Victorian Government and training regulators have been auditing public and private training providers.

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High success rate with LEA tutorials and Assessments

General Nov 6, 2015
NECA Education & Careers students have increased by 25%, resulting in pass rates above 70% for students sitting their assessment first time.

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2015 NECA Education & Careers Award winners annouced

General Oct 28, 2015

Apprentices, Trainees, Students and Host Employers were the stars of the NECA Education & Careers Awards held at Crown Casino on Tuesday 27 October 2015.

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Katherine announced Skills Tasmania Trainee of the Year

General Aug 31, 2015
NECA Education & Careers Katherine Masson was announced as Federal Group Training Trainee of the Year for Tasmania at the annual Tasmanian Training Awards dinner held last Friday night.

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NECA Apprentice of the Year announced

General Jul 24, 2015

Eight electrical apprentices, who demonstrated consistent levels of excellence throughout their work and training, were recognised by the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA),held on 23 July 2015 at Crown Melbourne.

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Diploma of Electrical Project Management to return

General Jun 30, 2015
Are you looking to get off the tools and advance your career in the electrical industry? Or do you want to expand your leadership and project management skills?

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Apprentice numbers a cause for concern and action

General Jun 5, 2015
Last week’s release of the December 2014 quarter apprenticeship and trainee data from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research, highlighting that apprenticeship commencements were down 21.9%.

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Justin Koschitze, Beyond Blue and NECA discuss Mental Health

General Mar 19, 2015
AFL star Justin Koschitze, Beyond Blue and NECA President John Cutler shared their experiences on tackling challenges, facing fears, working together as a team, celebrating success and looking out for each other everyday.

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Where is your apprentice attending trade school?

General Jan 20, 2015

It's that time of year where you're looking to hire an apprentice and choose the best trade school for you both.

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New group training manager announced

General Oct 2, 2014

We are very pleased to announce that John Taufer has been appointed to the position of Manager Group Training and OHS effective immediately.

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See how Nathan kick started his career with 370° traineeships

General Aug 8, 2014
The journey Nathan Reaby has undertaken is nothing short of inspirational.

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Certificate IV in Frontline Management returns 18 August

General Jul 30, 2014
Due to popular demand NECA Skills Centre has announced the return of the Certificate IV in Frontline Management starting 18 August 2014.

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Mangagement changes at NECA Victoria and 370 Degrees Group

General May 8, 2014

After 15 years with NECA as the Victoria Chapter Executive Director, Philip Green will be moving into a new role as Chief Executive Officer of 370 Degrees Group Ltd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NECA Group.

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370° traineeships and youth connect reducing youth umemployment rate

General Mar 21, 2014
370° Traineeships are proud to be partnering with Youth Connect in supporting Melbourne's first Youth2Business Network.

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Sparks fly at neca skills centre official opening

General Mar 17, 2014

Friday the 14th March marked the official opening of the new $5.2 million NECA Skills Centre.

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2013 370° group awards announced

General Feb 17, 2014
The announcement of the 2013 370° Group Awards took place on Friday 8 February before a packed house at AAMI Park in Melbourne.

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Kevin stevens takes out neca trade teacher of the year

General Nov 26, 2013
Kevin Stevens, long serving teacher at NECA Skills Centre, has been named as the NECA Trade Teacher of the Year. The Awards held in Sydney on 28 November recognise the outstanding contribution made by...

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Recips business grows with 370° group’s apprentices and trainees

General Oct 10, 2013
For electrical contractors like Dean Spicer of Recips, having quality staff is one of the key ingredients to growing his business.

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