Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE

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Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE
GippsTAFE
Established 1928
Type TAFE Institute
Students 12,000
Location , Victoria, Australia
Campus Traralgon, Morwell, Yallourn, Warragul, Chadstone Leongatha,
CEO Dr Peter Whitley
Website http://www.gippstafe.edu.au/

GippsTAFE (Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE), with 12,000 students enrolling each year, is one of Victoria’s largest regional TAFE Institutes. Campuses are located across Gippsland at Yallourn, Morwell, Leongatha and Warragul. There is also a Chadstone campus, currently undergoing an impressive rebuild, which provides training in telecommunications, electrical and gas.

GippsTAFE Academy[edit]

In 2012, GippsTAFE opened its doors to the GippsTAFE Academy, located in the heart of Traralgon. The Academy introduces higher education programs for the first time, including graduate certificates and graduate diplomas. Pathway options to University will also be a focus for the Academy.

GippsTAFE also offers a range of other services including: • The GETT Centre, which provides training and employment opportunities for individuals who suffer from disability or illness. • The GippsTAFE Skills Gateway, which is a free assessment service that matches an individuals skills or experience to a qualification and provides credits towards the qualification. • Customised Training Solutions for organisations and businesses.

Gippsland Educational Precinct[edit]

In 2004 Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE (GippsTAFE) signed a partnership agreement to develop the Gippsland Education Precinct (GEP) at Churchill together with Monash University, Gippsland Group Training, Kurnai Secondary College and Latrobe City, to provide wider vocational options and lift the region's high school retention rate. The $12million project funded by the Victorian Government will include a state-of-the-art technology centre, which will allow for advanced apprenticeship training in trades that rely heavily on information technology systems.