Yearly Archive: 2015

Victorian job opportunities predicted to rise

Are you worried about obtaining employment in your industry after completing your qualification? Never fear.  An interesting article posted on The Conversation states that there are a number of industries in Victoria that will see a large growth by the year 2020, resulting in an increase of employment opportunities. The article refers to a study... Read more

Enhance your degree with a nationally recognised qualification in Geelong

Obtaining a certificate or diploma is a great way to start your education and get a taste for your industry. However, have you ever thought about using a certificate or diploma to compliment your university degree? AGB Training’s Marketing Officer, Jessica, tells us why she decided to follow up her Bachelor of Public Relations with... Read more

6 reasons to get qualified with AGB Training in Geelong

Are you thinking about studying at a Registered Training Organisation? AGB Training in Geelong has 6 good reasons why you should. 1. Smaller class sizes If you train with an RTO like AGB Training, you won’t get lost in the crowd. Our class sizes range from 10 – 30 students so you will be sure to receive... Read more

Community services Q&A with an AGB Geelong student

We spoke to one of our Community Services students Alice, to find out what she likes about her course at AGB Training in Geelong. What course are you studying at AGB? Dual Certificate IV in Mental Health and Alcohol and other Drugs. Why did you choose this particular course? I chose this course because of... Read more

Geelong ladies get involved in training for trades

Despite being a relatively male dominated workforce, the number of women entering the trade industry is rising. If you are a woman who is ready to start your career in Geelong’s trade industry, get certified with AGB Training. AGB Training offers nationally recognised qualifications in Plumbing, Hydraulic Design, Civil Construction Design, Automotive Management, Licensing and Industry... Read more

Study with us in Melbourne!

Are you a Melbourne Residence looking to gain a nationally recognised qualification? AGB Training is excited to announce its new Melbourne training classrooms are up and running. The new classrooms are located on level 1 of St Kilda Road Towers on Queens Road, a stone’s throw from the CBD of Melbourne. For commuting students, this location... Read more

Stay safe in your workplace

Did you know that between 2009 and 2010 638,400 workers reported to have sustained a work-related injury in the previous 12 months? That is an incidence rate of approximately 57.9 per 1000 workers (Safe Work Australia, 2012). October 2015 is National Safe Work Month . The aim of this initiative is to focus on health and safety... Read more

Thank You AGB Trainers!

Today celebrates World Teachers Day, a day that recognises the role our teacher’s play in providing quality education at all levels. Here at AGB Training we have numerous qualified trainers who work tirelessly to educate and inspire our students. Denis O’Brien, a passionate Community Services Training Consultant, has over 20 years’ experience working in the... Read more

Training that helps combat drug and alcohol abuse

Current statistics on illicit drug use in Victoria are alarming, with approximately 90,000 Victorians using Methamphetamines within the last year (Fact check, 2013). Ice, a crystal form of methamphetamine, is of particular concern as a more pure form of the substance has become available, further increasing the risk of addiction. These statistics suggest a need... Read more

International students can gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification with AGB Training

Have you just moved to Geelong from another country?  Are you looking to start your education in Australia? AGB Training (AGB) offers a range of courses for International Students at their Geelong Training Centre. The areas of study that are available to international students include Automotive, Business, Civil and Hydraulic Design, Community Services, Spoken and... Read more