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ROM JULY 1 this year, the AUR31012 Cert III in Automotive Sales (Parts Interpreting) has been promoted to priority one status by the Department of Employment and Training. The Queensland Government provides priority one status to those qualifications which lead to occupations deemed to be critical in Queensland and, as such, are fully subsidised by the government. This change provides an opportunity for learners to engage in a formal qualification essential to the continued success of the automotive industry. For business, it offers the chance take to advantage of User Choice funding with no restrictions around eligibility criteria and to upskill employees through a qualification that, until now, has been an expensive proposition for business. For those businesses serious about succession planning and investing in staff training, this priority one classification for Parts Interpreting represents an opportunity not to be missed. The MTA Queensland (MTAQ) and MTA Institute (MTAI), led by CEO Dr Brett Dale, played a crucial role in securing this change in classification. User Choice funding priorities are determined from national and state data in conjunction with input from industry and the MTA Queensland was active in submitting proposals to review the status of the Parts Interpreting sector. This is one of the many things the MTA Queensland, through industry consultation, has achieved as part of its commitment to ensuring a sustainable industry for years to come. As the automotive industry in Australia continues to evolve through changes in technology, manufacturing and evolving business models, the

proven over those four decades, to delivering truly effective training experiences that ensure graduates will be productive within the workplace. The MTA Institute is now offering the AUR31012 Cert III in Automotive Sales (Parts Interpreting) course as part of its training portfolio. To take advantage of this new opportunity and the benefits of fully-subsidised training to upskill your employees, call or email the MTA Queensland. Email: training@mtai.edu.au Phone: 1800 884 137.

quality of training and skills of employees becomes more important, and strengthening and developing Queensland’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector is critical as that industry evolution continues. The success of Queensland’s VET sector relies on the quality of Registered Training Organisation’s (RTO) providing these training services. The MTA Institute has 40 years’ experience in delivering high quality training, has immensely strong connections with industry and has a genuine commitment,

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