A pilot truck driver training program has now begun at South Regioinal TAFE in Collie, WA, aiming to deliver advanced skills to truck drivers to increase productivity and industry safety.
A mentoring program developed by Transport Women Australia Limited (TWAL) is creating a supportive environment for its members to grow and develop as they progress through their career.
Starting his career as an apprentice at Penske Australia 10 years ago, Bryce Bell has worked his way through the ranks. Last year, he was named a Master Technician at the brand’s annual awards.
The Motor Trades Association of Queensland and MTA Institute (RTO 31529) have announced they will be awarding two full scholarships per year for trade-qualified automotive employees. Read more
Scania apprentice Liam O’Donnell says he’s been in and around transport all his life. The 21-year-old joined the Scania Australia team at the company’s Richlands branch in Queensland, almost 12 months ago.
Without any prior knowledge of the industry, Kara Green decided to take a gamble. She accepted a job and soon went on to become the first female ever to win the Parts Category of the Hino National Skills Contest, which sees the best staff from the Hino Australia dealer network battle it out for the title.
Heavy vehicle transport wasn’t a career she had previously considered, but when Annastasia Denigan landed her first role in transport, the opportunities within the industry were clear.
For third generation heavy diesel apprentice, Rik Nand, a passion for the trucking industry runs through his blood – and an opportunity to complete his work experience at Brisbane Isuzu, Eagle Farm has taken him one step closer to achieving his dreams.
Transport Women Australia Limited and Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific are calling for applications for a scholarship program developed for women in the transport industry and those wishing to join. Read more