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TAFE NSW proves Girls Can Too when it comes to taking up a trade​​​​​​​

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09 June 2021 - 12:31 PM

Year 10 students are proving Girls Can Too, as part of a try-a-trade program with TAFE NSW Orange. The Canobolas High School students have been getting their hands dirty in carpentry, light automotive, electrotechnology, painting and decorating.

Keeping it local - TAFE NSW Dubbo celebrates 20 years of putting heavy vehicle mechanics in the driving seat

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30 March 2021 - 9:40 AM

TAFE NSW Dubbo’s heavy automotive vehicle section this year celebrates its 20th anniversary of training hundreds of apprentices for a sector which is critically short of staff.

Vehicle donations put TAFE NSW students in driving seat to build job-ready skills

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05 March 2021 - 1:39 PM

TAFE NSW Dubbo and Cobar automotive students will be able to hone their practical skills, thanks to donations of unwanted vehicles.

GIRLS CAN TOO: LOCAL STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER IN TRADES 

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25 November 2020 - 9:50 AM

Forecasted growth in the Australian automotive industry over the next five years has prompted TAFE NSW to launch a new program encouraging local female high school students to get a taste of what an automotive career is like.

High school students drive their way to a career in automotive

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25 November 2019 - 10:16 AM

TAFE NSW has launched its first automotive school-based program for year 10 and 11 students in the Blue Mountains, giving aspiring mechanics the opportunity to learn hands-on skills while they are still at school.

Female Trucking Apprentice has a successful career in tow

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17 October 2019 - 1:27 PM

TAFE NSW automotive student Renee Gibson has been awarded the prestigious Cummins South Pacific Scholarship, shining brightly in a male dominated trade.

Caitlin Stephens is not tyred of being a mechanic

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13 August 2019 - 1:41 PM

Getting dirty hands fixing cars is not the way many 19-year-old women choose to spend their time, but for Caitlin Stephens it’s not only a hobby but also her...

Wrecked cars to drive TAFE NSW auto students forward

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24 May 2019 - 9:55 AM

According to the latest TAFE NSW research, ‘motor mechanic’ is the occupation expected to experience the largest employment growth in the NSW Automotive Trades and Services industry over the...