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 […]