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Truck Licensing Lingo Simplified

October 27, 2016

If you are going for your truck licence for the first time, the terminology can be a bit overwhelming and at times confusing. We have broken it down so you know exactly what licence you need to get the job done! Light Rigid Any rigid vehicle, including buses and trucks Greater than 4.5 tonne Gross…

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Empowering people with mental health training

October 11, 2016

October is Mental Health Month, an initiative to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and to promote the importance of early intervention practices for positive mental health and wellbeing. This year’s theme is “Learn and Grow”. This is a simple message encouraging people to learn more about mental health, to empower themselves and others…

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The greatest gift is sharing knowledge

September 29, 2016

There is an old Chinese proverb, ‘Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime’. The same applies to Vocational Education and Training. The greatest thrill I used to get was when I passed on my knowledge in areas such…

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Geelong man’s plan to change the future of recovering addicts

September 6, 2016

ERIN PEARSON, POLICE, Geelong Advertiser August 1, 2016 3:54pm A REFORMED Geelong ice addict is pushing to have his self-designed help program rolled out across the city after finding gaps in treatment programs during his own battle with substance abuse. Kane Nuttall, who has been clean for 14 months after 12 years of illicit drug…

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AGB Training Supports Mature Aged Students

September 5, 2016

Do you work full time? Do you have family commitments? Do you want to return to study aren’t sure if you can commit to a long term qualification? These factors don’t have to stop you from achieving your education goals. Gaining a Nationally Recognised Qualification through a Registered Training Organisation like AGB Training is ideal…

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Community Services Qualifications to help the homeless

August 4, 2016

Australia’s current homelessness situation is rife. According to Homelessness Australia, there are over 105,000 people experiencing homelessness in Australia. 17% of these people are children under the age of 12. The most common cause of homelessness is domestic violence, followed by financial hardship. Homelessness can be the start of a downward spiral for many people,…

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AGB Training’s top 5 tips for gaining employment

July 13, 2016

You have successfully gained your qualification with AGB Training and you have got the skills knowledge and confidence to enter the workforce. Now what? Here are some helpful tips to help you impress potential employers and put your qualification to use! Revamp your resume Your resume is more than just a piece of paper, it’s…

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Meet AGB’s Training and Assessment Trainer

June 15, 2016

Joanne Cornelius is AGB Training’s Trainer for Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110). Jo has worked as a trainer for 10 years;  3 of those teaching the Training and Assessment qualification to students interested in training others in their own industry. Jo holds the position as AGB Training’s Chief Operations Officer, giving her a…

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Driving Trucks for a living, what?

May 5, 2016

There are those that are born to be academics and there are those that are great at being doers, those that get on with it. Without transportation of goods, where would we be? A famous Australian once said,’ My father was a truck driver. That’s where it all started, and academically I was a disaster…

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Meet AGB Training’s Transport and Logistics Manager

May 5, 2016

Lucy Dyer is the Transport and Logistics Manager at AGB Training. Lucy is an experienced truck driver instructor who helps numerous students gain heavy vehicle licences every week. We spoke to Lucy about her role as a driving instructor and how you can obtain a Heavy Vehicle Licence with AGB Training. What experience have you…

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