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    You  may be eligible for funding if you work or have worked in construction within the last 4 years.

    Enrol to upskill, update and/or advance your construction career.

Apprenticeships & Traineeships Apprenticeships & Traineeships

If you are already employed or have staff you would like to upskill in your industry, Major has Apprenticeships & Traineeships across various industries.

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Heavy Vehicle Training Heavy Vehicle Training

Major delivers From MR to MC truck licence across SEQ Queensland, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Toowoomba.

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High Risk Licensing High Risk Licensing

Full licence and refresher courses available for civil construction equipment including; dogging, rigging, EWP, Forklift and Cranes.

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Industry Short Courses Industry Short Courses

Short course are available including White Cards, Confined Spaces, Safe Working at Heights and many more.

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Plant Operator Licensing Plant Operator Licensing

Learn to operate a range of specialised heavy machinery and vehicles Backhoe, Front End Loader, Excavator, Bobcat, Bulldozer, Roller, Grader and Dump truck. and more.

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Find out moredollar Industry Funding is available

There are multiple funding options available to you for various courses through State & Federal Funding including UserChoice, Certificate 3 Guarantee, SQW, CSQ & BERT. We can give you advice and guidance on which funding options fit best with your skills and goals!

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Over 10,000 trainees each year

With over a 95% pass rate

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Some of the clients we work with
  • Thiess John Holland & MEFT
    TJH Airport Link & TJH/MEFT Induction Delivery
    • Provided EWP, heights, forklift, earthmoving machinery, forklift and EWP training/assessment and VOCs benchmarked to RII and OHS units of competence.
    • Training and assessment delivered on a weekly basis.
    • Customised content and delivery of Induction to site for TJH and MEFT staff and contractors.
    • Customized training solution for hand & power tool use, manual handling, safe at heights and spotter.
    • Delivery of VOC options to suit client requests. Specific to plant and machinery.
  • Origin Energy QGLNG Project
    Origin Energy QGLNG Project upstream & downstream (regionally and at Major Depots)
    • High Risk training for rigging and dogging Training and assessment delivered on a weekly basis.
    • Customised content and delivery of trenchless technology and trenching principles specific to Origin for pipeline supervisors and contractors.
    • Provided EWP, heights, forklift, earthmoving machinery, training/assessment and VOCs benchmarked to RII and OHS units of competence.
    • Customized training solution for hand & power tool use, manual handling, safe at heights and spotter.
    • Delivery of VOC options to suit client requests. Specific to plant and machinery.
  • City of Gold Coast Council
    Delivery of workplace health and safety training & Heavy Vehicle Training
    • Delivered onsite at GCCC and at Yatala.
    • Provided WHS training including risk management, plant operator and high risk licence training, MR – HC truck licence training, defensive and 4×4 driver training, traffic control, LVR, Certificate IV OHS, manual handling, hand tools, confined spaces, height safety, chainsaw, load restraint, whitecard, WHSR.
Client testimonials What our CLIENTS think
  • The White card course was great and very interactive and put the WHS methods into action. It was also very convenient to do online.



  • Very impressed with training and facilities


    I’m going to drive away with my HR and I’m so happy. Thanks to all of you at Major – Love you all! Ashley is the best trainer and is good at his job – thanks Ash you’re the best!

  • The facilities were clean and comfortable. The training team were very easy to get along with, very friendly and professional – I will recommend MAJOR!!!


    The best parts of the course: ‘was to walk in to a most welcome group of employee’s from Major which made my lessons much easier on the days.’ Worst parts of course: ‘none‘

  • Nice little note from one of our staff on your company’s training. See below, thought you might like to see!

    Just a quick note to say Thank-you for organising my Truck License , I have completed all the required training and have passed the driving exam. Major Training were very professional in all dealings I experienced with them. Dion has started his training today and I expect him to pass with flying colours.


    Dear Sir,

    I am writing this letter to say thank you to all of your staff that made me feel welcome when I came to your premises to do my lessons in your trucks.

    I felt at ease from the beginning and all your staff from reception to trainers made me feel as if I was the only one there.

    I achieved my HR licence owing to their attention to detail and persistence in their training.

    Please pass on my thanks.

    Yours sincerely

  • would like to express my thanks and congratulations, to Major for helping me acquire my licence upgrade to MC. I found the staff helpful, courteous and understanding of my needs. I would also like to extend my gratitude to my two most capable instructors, Neville and Kevin. I found there instruction clear and concise and their patience and level communication skills outstanding.

    Thank you for this opportunity. I will refer Major to anyone who requires this type of training without hesitation.

    warm regards,

    Bret Youngs

    I would just like to thank you and your staff for your help during my recent refresher training at Major Training at Dinmore.
    I would also like to give a special thanks to Ashley, my driving instructor, through his patience and understanding, made me feel very comfortable during my lessons.
    I found his knowledge of the heavy transport industry invaluable and his approach to training very professional.
    Once again, thank you again to you and your staff. Kind regards

  • My training and testing was split between Morayfield and Yatala last Monday and Tuesday (20th and 21st). At Morayfield John was my trainer and at Yatala Tony took me for my final run prior to testing. Both of these gentlemen were thoroughly professional, engaging and a pleasure to learn from. I found the instruction of an exceptionally high quality and the manner in which it was delivered by both trainers very easy to understand. The messages and technical points provided by John and Tony matched exactly and it was a simple process for me to transition from one to the other. In summary my experience with Major was extremely positive - largely as a result of John and Tony. I certainly look forward to conducting any future courses with your organisation.
    Thank you,


    The White card course was great and very interactive and put the WHS methods into action. It was also very convenient to do online.

  • The Industry

    Heavy industry offer many different career options for those who love to get their hands dirty and don’t want to spend their days inside an office. Working in these sectors requires certain skills and qualifications. Education and Training Leader – Major Training Group offer courses covering a broad range of scope, including heavy vehicle training, mining courses, high risk courses, civil construction, industry short courses and qualifications – traineeships and apprenticeships.

  • Some of the courses Major Training has on offer include:
    • Heavy Vehicle Training – MR, HR, HC, MC
    • Dump Truck Training
    • High-Risk Licences – Forklift, Cranes, EWP, Dogging, Rigging, Scaffolding
    • Plant operator ticketing, VOC’s
    • Telehandler training and ticketing
    • White Card training
    • Industry Short courses
    • Customised Training
    • Tailored Training Solutions

    You can view all of our courses by clicking the Courses tab above.

  • Value Guarantee

    From day one, the main focus of the Major has been to provide value for money & quality training. This model has been delivering genuine benefits to students for over 20 years. To achieve this, Major have focused on and remained committed to the following: Value and Quality.

  • Our site

    Major Training Group proudly offer training at our sites as well as yours, in and around Brisbane as well as Qld and Australia wide, delivering on location around the state and country as required. Whether you live in the Gold Coast region, in Brisbane or further north towards the Sunshine Coast, or Western region towards Ipswich and Toowoomba there is sure to be a training location near you. You can complete an apprenticeship in Brisbane, or learn how to safely operate a forklift in the Sunshine Coast. Contact us to find out how we can arrange a class or even a mining training session on your site.

  • Heavy industry training solutions for employers

    Major Training offers a variety of training solutions for employers and large corporate organisations. From pre-employment assessments and on-site training, we deliver verification of competency (VOC) and tailored training solutions and have the skills and staff to help you reach your skilling and training competency needs and expectations. At Major we can tailor a program for you that suits your individual requirements. In the past we have created training programs for:

    • Market/logistics organisations – including Pick and Pack, Manual Handling, Whitecards, Customer Contact and Completing workplace documentation, hygiene, communication in the workplace
    • Chain of Responsibility – for managers, schedulers, drivers, storepersons, and anyone in between
    • Heavy Vehicle Machine recovery – arranged on a site-specific basis
    • Certificate IV OH&S, incorporating zero harm and other company specific policies and procedures
    • Flood recovery project – Plan and Prepare; Pre-Operational checks; Water Carts; Load, Transport and distribute water; Carry out driver maintenance; Clean up.
    • TMR – Transform project – up and down the coast of Qld – Truck driver training, including skill set training from Certificate III in Driving operations. This was the second year that we had been a part of this program.
  • Contact us

    For more advice on the courses or services offered by Major Training Group, contact one of our friendly staff today by calling 1300 790 822.

Enhance Your Skills with Major Training

Founded in 1998

Major Training Group offers training in Qld, throughout Australia and overseas and was founded in 1998. Diversifying from a plant hire/transport business gave Major the credentials to grow into one of the state’s largest RTOs, specialising in mining training as well as education for the logistics, construction, transport and mining industries. Courses at Major are offered with a variety of options to suit individual circumstances and allow students to complete all necessary requirements in their own time.

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