Skilling Queenslanders For Work

Everyone should have access to the training they need to open doors to employment opportunities. This is why Major Training has partnered with Five Bridges to get involved in Skilling Queenslanders for Work, an initiative that provides training to Queenslanders who are underutilised or underemployed. Funded by the Queensland Government, Skilling Queenslanders for Work provides […]


UPDATE ON OUR DRIVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM:

Congratulations to Gemma from our first driver development course on her placement at Bromelton Quarry! Major Training’s ‘5 Day Driver Development Mining Course’ is in partnership with SES Labour Solutions: a Brunel Entity & Bromelton Quarry! Our new driver development course teaches skills that are critical for gaining employment in the mining and construction industry. […]


What To Expect From An Electrical Apprenticeship

To become a qualified electrician in Australia, you need to undertake an electrical apprenticeship. An electrical apprenticeship usually takes four years and includes some training through an RTO to complete a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (UEE30811). Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a career change, there are plenty of benefits to taking […]


What to Expect from Our Truck Driving Courses

If you’re considering a career change, there are many advantages to becoming a truck driver. Operating a heavy vehicle can be a demanding job, but it’s a great way to see the country and escape the predictable nature of a typical 9 – 5 role. Take the first steps toward a career on the road […]


The Importance of Workplace Health and Safety for Tradies

Given the nature of their work, tradies face a risk of injury every time they step on the jobsite. They represent over half of the serious claims for worker’s compensation in the country. This is why it’s crucial your workers are up to date on their work health and safety training – to reduce worker’s […]


Why It’s Good to Be a Tradie in Australia

On the fence about starting an apprenticeship? With jobs for tradies increasing by as much as 66% across the country in the past year, there’s never been a better time to be a tradie in Australia. Whether you’re considering becoming a chippy, a sparky, or a brickie, we reckon it’s time to make your tradie […]


What to Look for in a Training Provider

Considering a course, traineeship, or apprenticeship?  You’ll want to find a trusted training provider. There are plenty of nationally recognised training providers to choose from, but some may be more suited to your needs than others. If you’re not sure where to start in your search for a registered training organisation in Australia, we provide […]


Questions to Ask Your Training Provider

Scratching your head over what makes a good training provider? If you’re looking to further your education, choosing the right training provider can make all the difference. Keep these key questions in mind when researching nationally registered training providers to help decide what’s right for you. What outcomes can I expect from my qualification? All […]


5 Benefits of Employing An Apprentice

Apprenticeships are a great first step for young people looking to enter a trade. But did you know employing an apprentice can provide your business with plenty of benefits too? From financial gains to increased staff loyalty, the benefits of employing an apprentice are well worth your time. It’s a Cost-Effective Way to Increase Resources […]


Funded Trade Start Programs

Major is offering industry supported and funded training through the Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Trade Start initiatives. CSQ has covered the Student Contribution fees on your behalf & the courses provide you with job-ready skills through an entry-level qualification, life skills training, workplace experience and green building skills and can link you with employers for real […]


Want To Know More About Major?

From apprenticeships & qualifications to truck & high risk licences, check out our new who we are video which gives insight into who we are and what we do!


Certificate II Logistics with Busy and City Beach!

Major have partnered with City Beach and BUSY At Work for a new Skilling Queenslanders for work program – TLI21815  Certificate II Logistics What do I get? Fully funded course includes • Certificate II in Logistics (includes Forklift ticket) • Work experience • Job ready skills training • Individual mentoring support • Career pathway • Employer […]


Major Training first Electrical Apprentice

Over the last 20 years, Major has continuously worked to evolve the growing demand of quality training, which offers more flexible options for trade schools. With the addition of Certificate III in Electrotechnology, Major has made a significant investment in ensuring their training facility has modern, state of the art equipment & resources to ensure […]


CSQ Trade Start Program

RII20115 – Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation Trade start aims to help you to find a trade you like. It provides you with job-ready skills through an entry-level qualification, life skills training, workplace experience and green building skills and can link you with employers for real work opportunities. Trade Start is suited […]


High Risk Licences with Major

Working in areas of high risk, safety is paramount and compliance is non-negotiable. Major Training Group will help raise the bar with quality education and training solutions. From a Dogging Ticket, Forklift licence, basic Rigging licence or a Slewing Crane operator licence, to working your way up to Open Class, Major Training Group will make it happen. We have […]


Work Safely At Heights 1 day course with Major

A Working at Heights training from Major Training Group will give you the skills to proactively react to the risks of working at heights on job sites in building, construction and mining. Learn about the selection, safe use, and maintenance of fall-arrest systems compatible with different job sites. WORKING AT HEIGHTS TRAINING INCLUDES: A detailed training plan Applicable to […]


H2FLOW HIRE DRIVER RECRUITMENT PROGRAM!

Major Training’s & H2flow Hires 5 Day water cart driver recruitment program to get qualified & the opportunity to interview for a student who pass the course and show a great attitude! Major Training in partnership with H2flow Hire, have put together this new water cart driver recruitment program. It’s jam-packed with tickets including water […]


Major News: Major brings on Electrotechnology (Electrician)

  Adding to its scope of traditional trades; Major is proud to announce they have bought on UEE30811 – Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician)! Over the last 20 years, Major has continuously evolved to meet the growing demand for quality training that offers up more flexible options rather than the traditional trade schools. With the […]


UPDATE: THE CANCER COUNCILS TRANSPORT TO TREATMENT

Last year Major donated a loan vehicle to Queensland’s Cancer Council, this was to launch a new initiative called ‘Transport to Treatment in Brisbane’. The Cancer Councils Transport to Treatment is a free volunteer-run transfer service in Brisbane that transports cancer patients from their homes to and from treatment. One of the additional stresses for […]


New Release of CSQ funding for Short Courses 17/18

NEW CSQ FUNDED INDUSTRY SHORT COURSES: Are you actively working in the construction industry or have been in the last 6months? Up-skill and get your skills nationally recognised. Major Training Group is offering industry supported and funded training through a variety of CSQ initiatives and support. Enrol to up-skill, update and/or advance your construction career. […]


For $25* you can join Majors face to face BSB30115 – Certificate III in Business kicking off at Yatala on the 7th May.

Course information: • 2-3 days a week • 9am until 4pm • 6 week program • Start date 7th May • Yatala location What you will learn: • BSBWHS302-Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace • BSBDIV301-Work effectively with diversity • BSBCUS301-Deliver and monitor a service to customers • BSBITU304-Produce spreadsheets • BSBADM307-Organise schedules […]


The Cancer Councils Transport to Treatment

Major has donated a loan vehicle to Queensland’s Cancer Council, this was to launch a new initiative called ‘Transport to Treatment in Brisbane’. The Cancer Councils Transport to Treatment is a free volunteer-run transfer service in Brisbane that transports cancer patients from their homes to and from treatment. One of the additional stresses for people […]


CSQ Funded Qualifications

Construction Skills Queensland Funded Programs Do you have experience working in the construction industry or have been within the last 6months? Up-skill and get your skills nationally recognised.  Major Training Group is offering industry supported and funded training through a variety of Construction Skills Queensland initiatives and support. Enrol to up-skill, update and/or advance your […]


Plant Ticket Sale – $995 and option to get roller for extra $250

Major has a new machine ticket promo running until the end of September! 1 machine           3 days   $995.00 and option to get roller for extra $250 2 machines         4 days   $1,750  or $1,990 incl free Roller ticket 3 machines         5 days   $2,650 or $2,880 incl free Roller ticket Dump Truck       […]


Back to Work Program SEQ

From 1 July 2017, the Queensland Government’s Back to Work South East Queensland program will provide support for employers who hire a long term unemployed or young unemployed jobseeker in the South East Queensland region. Employer Support and Youth Boost Payments will be available for employers who hire an eligible jobseeker between 1 July 2017 […]


Have you recently been affected by the administration of Careers Australia?

As you would be aware, Careers Australia Group Limited (CAG) and its subsidiaries went into voluntary administration last week, and the business and assets are now under the control of the Administrators. If you have been recently affected and aren’t sure about how to proceed, it’s important to be armed with all of the correct information […]


Andys Story

There I was sitting in the classroom 15 years ago, listening to the ‘smart kids’ answer all the questions of the teacher. I think to myself, “What a teacher’s pet, I can’t wait for lunch time to go kick the footy”. This conversation with myself happened in basically every subject…except Physical Education. I never valued […]


Heavy Vehicle Training Brisbane

Are you looking to get your truck licence or upgrade you existing truck licence in Brisbane? Major Training offers daily heavy vehicle training across Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ipswich and Sunshine coast. With one of Queensland’s largest training fleet of modern vehicles and equipment, Major training holds Truck lessons by the hour as well as intensive in-house […]


The Mystery Box Rally meets Major Carnage!

  Matthew and Alex Tenkate are excited to announce our participation in the 2016 Mystery Box Rally, an event from the organisers of the Cancer Council’s biggest private fundraiser, Sh**box Rally. Departing from Adelaide on 24th September 2016, we will be one of 150 teams of fundraisers who will embark on an unforgettable five-day adventure. […]


Don’t get fined over $2000 for Non-Compliance’s

Do you have the right tickets for the equipment you are operating? Major training has been advised by some clients we work closely with that WHS inspectors are out in force. WHS inspectors have been out and about on various construction sites in and around Brisbane of late and workers onsite are being asked to […]


The Apprenticeship specialists; Major Training!

Did you know Major Training has Apprenticeships & Traineeships across a host of industries? The benefits of using Major Training For Apprenticeships & Traineeships. We develop customised Apprentice Training Plans face to face with the employer and student to ensure your apprentice is learning the right skills for your business We provide education and coaching […]


Australia’s First Heavy Equipment Playground Major Dirtbox is Now Open

YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE! Major Dirtbox allows you to unleash your inner child and climb aboard a life-size Bulldozer, Excavator, Skid Steer (Bobcat) or a Dump truck; just like they drive in the mines – You choose! Learn the ropes before embarking on the adventure of a lifetime filled with fun, games […]


WANT STUDY NOW PAY LATER OPTIONS THAT ARE NOT VET FEE HELP?

If you are wanting to study but don’t have the money up front, and don’t want want to pay through the roof for training – Major might have the answer with our new Study Now and Pay Later course options Let’s be clear this isn’t VET FEE Help! We can now offer flexible weekly, fortnightly or […]


5 Warning Signs of a Dodgy Training Provider

Choosing the right training facility can make or break your dreams of a career in earthmoving. How can you know if one is good, or a shocker? It’s no secret that some Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) are getting a bad name. Whenever I post a blog about certifications and competencies it usually blows up into […]


New USI Student Number as of Jan 1st

From the ‘Student Information for the Unique Student Identifier’ Fact Sheet: https://www.usi.gov.au/ USI…bringing your skills together ‘From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes studying at TAFE or with a private training organisation, completing an apprenticeship […]