MTI – Meeting industry needs in Outdoor Recreation Courses – seeking enrolments

MTI_ColourMurrindindi Training Institute is a community based partnership model that facilitates training to meet the needs of Industry to position graduates for further employment.

Murrindindi Training Institute is located in Alexandra, utilising the old Alexandra Hospital building and the local environment.  The partnership is based on using the expertise of an Industry Advisory Committee which informs the training delivery to meet the standards industry are seeking from graduates.  Subsequently organisations in the advisory committee are committed to providing Certificate IV and Diploma Traineeships to increase their qualified workforce.  Murrindindi Training Institute also offers a Certificate IV and Diploma (non-traineeship) course and is currently seeking enrolments.

For more information contact Murrindindi Training Institute.

Murrindindi Training Institute – Business Development Manager appointed

MTIThe Murrindindi Training Institute (MTI) has appointed a new Business Development Manager to increase partnering opportunities with local industry to deliver training across Murrindindi Shire.

Silke Koerner has been appointed to the role.  Silke comes with excellent recent experience as Director of Learning at the Outdoor Education Group in Eildon.

Silke’s role also includes facilitating local training and business networks to increase education and training options.

If you would like to know more about MTI or ways in which to get involved in local training networks – contact her on 5772 3220 or 0429 408 149.


Murrindindi Training Needs Analysis Report 2013 – Plan for Growth – Launched!!

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The Plan for Growth Report was developed as part of the Skills, Training and Workforce Development initiative of the Eildon-Thornton-Alexandra Advancing Country Towns project. It highlights the breadth of training being undertaken within and outside the Shire; trends and gaps in training provision and the current and future needs of key businesses and industry sectors. It will be an important tool for future training and workforce development planning and for maximising employment opportunities within the Shire, particularly for young people and those seeking to retrain or to further develop their skills.

Information was sought from more than 300 local businesses and training providers in compiling the report and its recommendations.

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The report was launched by Cindy McLeish, Member for Seymour and Margaret Rae, Deputy Mayor and Councillor of Murrindindi Shire at the Murrindindi Training Institute – Old Alexandra Hospital, Alexandra.  The launch was also supported by Rowena Naufal, Chair of Murrindindi Training Institute, Gerard Van Emmerik, Department of State Development Business and Industry and Boyd Maplestone CEO of Central Ranges LLEN.

To view the report please go to our Training Needs Analysis page.