VET teachers in demand

22 December 2022

During his 20-year engineering career, Paul Hunton never imagined he would one day become a teacher. Now the Federation TAFE Engineering teacher can’t imagine doing anything else.

Federation TAFE course gives people in prison a brighter future

7 December 2022

Federation TAFE is giving prisoners at HM Prison Langi Kal Kal a brighter future and better chance of walking into an in-demand job with the introduction of an advanced welding course.

Federation TAFE works with local distillers to fight food waste

30 November 2022

Federation TAFE is working to reduce food waste, utilising botanicals and fruits first used in Kilderkin Distillery's gin production process to produce a delicious range of artisan baked treats.

Ballarat Tech School hosts Peter Doherty Science Award

28 November 2022

High school students from across Ballarat and regional Victoria were recognised for their scientific nous at the 2022 Peter Doherty Science Awards hosted by the Ballarat Tech School.

You just have to take the chance

17 November 2022

Alice believes it’s never too late to change your life and to be uncompromising in the pursuit of your dreams.

Girls Try-A-Trade Day at Federation TAFE

7 November 2022

Federation TAFE is encouraging women and girls to explore a career in the trade industry.

TAFE celebrates inaugural Aspirations Day

27 October 2022

Staff from Federation TAFE celebrated the inaugural Aspirations Day.

Maylee's sweet victory at regional Worldskills

19 October 2022

Victory was sweet for Federation TAFE student Maylee Howard who baked her way to the gold medal in the Patisseries event at the recent 2022 WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition.

Federation TAFE teacher set to share his skills on the world stage

14 October 2022

Federation TAFE automotive teacher, John Francis, is set to share his expertise on the world stage as he prepares to be a judge at the WorldSkills International event in Germany.

Kylie Pope Scholarship sets up childcare student for future success

5 August 2022

Federation TAFE student Alan Bell has been awarded the Kylie Pope Scholarship – an honour recognising outstanding students enrolled in early childhood education programs.

Anything is possible when the Kai's the limit

28 July 2022

Kai Kennedy believes anything is possible

Passion and determination the key to success

1 July 2022

With a passion for food and education – and with more than a bit of determination on her journey – Regina Wilson is living her dream in an industry she loves.The 49-year-old has lived in Ballarat her

TAFE pathway a great 'taste-test' for higher education

10 June 2022

Janneke Zoontjens was struggling to find the right career path and wanted to do something else with her life after feeling like many of the jobs she had worked in would meet a dead end.

Federation TAFE's Re-connect program thinks outside box to support people into education and employment

2 June 2022

Federation TAFE has been providing much needed support for over 500 members of the community in the last 5 years, who were seeking to return to education and employment through the Re-connect program,

Parks Victoria Partnership Phascogale Program provides field-based learning to students

15 May 2022

Federation TAFE Certificate III and Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management students have been involved in the Brush-tailed Phascogale monitoring program with Parks Victoria since 2003.

TAFE Fest recognises and celebrates students' resilience

28 April 2022

Some 250 Federation TAFE Ballarat students were invited to celebrate the return to campus with a fun-filled festival at the SMB Campus.

Top trade teacher wins national award

4 April 2022

Federation TAFE’s electrotechnology teacher, Iaian Fricker, has been awarded the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Trade Teacher of the Year Award.

Student success celebrated at TAFE Excellence Awards

4 March 2022

Thirty-nine TAFE students have been recognised for their achievements at the 2022 TAFE Awards for Excellence.

Apprenticeship program meets local construction demand

14 February 2022

Federation TAFE has partnered with Apprenticeships Victoria to help create a pipeline of skilled workers to enter the construction industry and contribute to Victoria’s Big Build.

Charging up support for women in the electrical industry

30 January 2022

Federation TAFE has partnered with Powercor to charge up the support for women in the electrical industry.

‘Can-do’ attitude leads TAFE student to win top nursing award

11 January 2022

Federation TAFE student, Cheyenne Kemsley, has been selected for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s (ANMF) Victorian Branch 2021 Nurse Award.

Award winner pleased as pie to be inducted into hall of fame

9 December 2021

Federation TAFE educator, Brendan Carter, is to be inducted into the Great Aussie Pie Competition’s ‘Pie Hall of Fame’.

New tower to provide real-world training for renewable energy industry

7 December 2021

Watch as Australia’s first wind turbine training tower built to simulate working at heights in a wind turbine is erected in Ballarat.

Sparking women’s interest for a career in electrical

21 October 2021

Federation TAFE is creating a pipeline for women to enter the trade industry, with a key role to play in economic and jobs growth in our regions.

Bendigo workers get a fresh start for a new career

20 October 2021

Moira Mac’s chose to partner with Federation TAFE to provide free training to help find their staff new jobs in the food processing industry.