AGB Training Blog

Matt Spalding

Just a quick email to review my experience with AGB last week. I don’t usually take the time to give feedback but I had such a positive experience over the two day course that I thought I would let you know. My trainer was Steve Ford and I must say that he was probably the... Read more

The experience no international student plans for before coming to Australia

The 32-year-old is talking about her move from Colombia to Melbourne in 2014. She and husband Ricardo, 35, decided to travel to Australia to pursue English language and culinary studies, respectively. But their first experience of Australia was soured when they found themselves ripped off by the unscrupulous operator of an illegal rooming house. Being... Read more

What all international students need to know before renting in Victoria

Tens of thousands of excited students will walk through the international terminal at Melbourne Airport this summer. Eager and nervous, they make up the 175,000 strong group of international students calling Victoria home as they complete their studies. Before seeing a kangaroo and hugging a koala, students will try to settle in their new home... Read more

Book a consultation appointment with AGB Training today!

Do you want further information on a particular course? Are you unsure if you are eligible for government funding? Perhaps you just want some advice on which pathway to choose? AGB Training’s Student Support and Enrolment Officers are here to help you! We have consultants located at our Geelong and Melbourne Training Centres who are available... Read more

The pro’s and con’s of studying online

Are you thinking of undertaking online study? Studying online has many benefits, but it’s not always ideal for every student. Here we have broken down the pro’s and con’s of studying online to help you make an informed decision. PRO’S OF ONLINE STUDY CON’S OF ONLINE STUDY Flexibility: Study online can be a convenient way... Read more

AGB Training’s Community Services Pathways for International Students

Community issues such as homelessness, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health issues and domestic violence sadly effect people all over the world. AGB Training offers a range of Community Services pathways made up of Nationally Recognised Qualifications from Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma. International students have the opportunity to complete a single qualification in as... Read more

Truck Licensing Lingo Simplified

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... Read more

Empowering people with mental health training

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... Read more

The greatest gift is sharing knowledge

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... Read more

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

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 use, said his YOU Project program aimed to reduce... Read more