16 September 2021
The Victorian Premier has today announced important new restrictions for the Victorian construction industry which affects all apprentices employed in NECA Education & Careers group training (GTO) and attending our trade school. This follows the industry being put on notice by the Victorian Government after recording hundreds of COVID-19 cases in recent days.
8 September 2021
As advised in our communications last week, NECA Education & Careers has continued to review our trade school operations under current COVID-19 restrictions.
16 August 2021
With today’s announcement by the Victorian Government introducing new restrictions, NECA Education & Careers will be closed for all face-to-face classes scheduled from Tuesday 17 August.
11 August 2021
ALL apprentice classes will continue as scheduled for next week. This includes face-to-face and remote online classes.
5 August 2021
ALL apprentice classes will continue as scheduled for Friday 6 August 2021.
Read previous updates below:
27 July 2021
With the easing of COVID lockdown restrictions by the Victorian Government, NECA Education & Careers will resume ALL classes from Wednesday 28th July 2021.
20 July 2021
With the 7-day extension to the snap lockdown by the Victorian Government, NECA Education & Careers will continue to be closed for MOST face-to-face classes up to end of Tuesday 27 July.
15 July 2021
With the introduction of the snap lockdown by the Victorian Government, NECA Education & Careers will be closed for face-to-face classes scheduled from Friday 16 July to Tuesday 20 July.
9 June 2021
With the easing of restrictions by the Victorian Government, NECA Education & Careers can resume face-to-face classes from Tuesday 15 June (Monday 14 June is a public holiday)…
3 June 2021
The circuit breaker restrictions have been extended by the Victorian Government. NECA Education & Careers will continue to be closed for face-to-face classes until Tuesday 15 June (Monday 14 June is a public holiday)…
27 May 2021
With the introduction of the circuit breaker restrictions by the Victorian Government, NECA Education & Careers will be closed for face-to-face classes scheduled from Friday 28th May to Thursday 3rd June.
12 February 2021
With the introduction of the Circuit Breaker Action by the Victorian Government, NECA Education & Careers will be closed for face-to-face classes scheduled to come into the trade school on Monday 15th, Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th February.
9 September 2020
In accordance with government guidelines, we are permitted to re-introduce in-class delivery as the Permitted Work Premises list for Education and Training provides that training can be delivered onsite to apprentices in approved construction, where remote delivery is not possible. Please read our latest update here.
26 June 2020
This past week we’ve seen an alarming spike in COVID-19 infections across some areas of Melbourne. Please read our latest update here.
9 June 2020
We have implemented proactive steps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection within our trade school. To find out more, download our Management Plan here.
17 April 2020
The trade school will officially re-open on Monday 27 April but with a reduced number of classes to ensure that we comply with advice from the Australian Government in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
A major change is that classes will change from weekly attendance to a 3-week rotating cycle. This means students will come to class every 3rd week.
9 April 2020
Employers may not have all or any of their apprentices attending trade school over the period until Friday 24 April. Read more…
9 April 2020
When you attend school, it is crucial that you observe and practice social distancing and hygiene requirements at all times during class and breaks. Read more…
23 March 2020
As you would be aware, the Australian Government has recently implemented updated coronavirus measures. At NECA Education & Careers, the safety of our students, staff and stakeholders is our top priority and as such we have made the difficult decision to close the trade school. Read more…
20 March 2020
As the rapid outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues in Australia, NECA Education & Careers is committed to providing a safe working environment for all its staff, students, and stakeholders. We are watching and monitoring the current outbreak in Australia and feel that now is a suitable and appropriate time to communicate the essential COVID-19 precautionary information to assist with preventing further infection of the COVID-19 virus. Read more…