Events

The MTA is committed to providing the automotive retail, service and repair industry and our members with valuable events and both accredited and non-accredited industry developed Trainings which specifically support the industry and member businesses.

Check out the MTA’s upcoming events (incl. member-only Zone and Division meetings) and trainings below!

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE FULL BOOKED

Monday 24 June, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Payroll Training

Thursday 04 July, 2019

Are you paying your staff correctly? Are you sure? One of the most difficult and technical issues facing businesses is making sure their employees are paid correctly! This is a complicated area of industrial law that can have unforgiving consequences for mistakes. Your business needs to ensure you have the skills and expertise to protect your business and Save TIME and MONEY. This workshop will support managers and payroll administrators ...

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Welding Qualification Preparation Course (WQPA3)

Monday 08 July, 2019

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Upper South East Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Monday 08 July, 2019

The Upper South East Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input ...

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Liability Exposure

Tuesday 09 July, 2019

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Bullying- Behaving Badly

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

This half day course is desgined to ensure you meet, your legal obligations by adressing the folowing: What is Bullying? What is Harassment? Who is responsible for preventing it in the workplace? What type of actions and situations arise in the workplace that could be considered Bullying and Harassment? What happens when someone makes a claim and how do I respond? Strategies that assist in producing a positive and supportive ...

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HVNL Review - Working Group

Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Fatigue management and heavy vehicle route access have been major topics of discussion amongst members and this discussion has informed the MTA’s advocacy to State and Federal Governments over the past twelve months. We now have the formal opportunity to put forward what members believe should be best practice, so your participation is crucial to delivering a beneficial outcome for industry. The second and third Issues Papers for the ...

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Australian Consumer Law (ACL) Training

Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Protect yourself and your business from costly consumer claims. Increase your knowledge of relevant legislation and learn recent developments in the application of the ACL. Add tips and tricks for dealing with disputes to your toolbox and learn how to achieve the best outcome in a business dispute. Enrol today in the MTA’s practical and accessible ACL training. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: ...

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Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

MTA Annual General Meeting

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In Service Testing & Tagging

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Has all your equipment been tested and tagged? Did you know that it is a legal requirement to test and tag equipment? Rather than pay a contactor to regularly test your equipment, training your staff in Testing and Tagging can deliver your business an immediate ROI! Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: https://www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/in-service-testing-tagging

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE FULLY BOOKED

Monday 29 July, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Mid North Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 06 August, 2019

The Mid North Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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Auto Parts Recyclers Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 08 August, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Show Me The Money: Debt Recovery In Your Business

Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Having difficulty recovering moneys owed to you in a reasonable time frame? Is cashflow an issue? Learn the art of maintaining relationships during the debt recovery process, the steps of recovering debts owed to you and your rights and responsibilities. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/business-debt-recovery

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Vehicle Rental Division Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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IBCO Committee Meeting

Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Welding Qualification Test

Monday 19 August, 2019

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Worker's Compensation: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Are you and your business ready if an accident occurs at work? Do you have the correct assessments and procedures in place to protect you and your business? Gain an understanding of the ReturnToWorkSA system including risk assessments, injuries, processing, case managers and reintroduction back into the workforce. Enable yourself to navigate this challenging process. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/...

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Lower Eyre Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

The Lower Eyre Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Manage Your Workers IR/HR Basics

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

FINALLY A PRACTICAL COURSE IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS! Employment related issues are the number one cause of lawsuits against businesses. Non-compliance with your industrial obligations can result in expensive litigation including unfair dismissals, discrimination and underpayment of wages & claims. This workshop will provide managers and supervisors with the skills and documentation necessary to effectively meet their industrial responsibilities. The workshop will provide a learning environment which focuses on the practical ...

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Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 26 August, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Riverland Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Thursday 29 August, 2019

The Riverland Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...

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Body Repair Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 05 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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FIMDA Division Committee Meeting

Friday 06 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Upper North Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Monday 09 September, 2019

The Upper North Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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Non-Competition Agreements

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

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Upper Spencer Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

The Upper Spencer Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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WHS and Safe Work Compliance

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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HEV & BEV Training - 5 Day Course 9-13 September 2019

Monday 09 September, 2019

The automotive industry is currently experiencing rapid change including the increasing uptake of battery electric and hybrid electric vehicles. But… did you know that most mechanics lack the official training and specialised skills needed to effectively service and repair HEV/BEVs? Don’t expose your business to needless risk! Save time and money by ensuring your staff are qualified! As the only provider of specialised HEV and BEV training in ...

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Licensed Vehicle Dealers Division Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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CVIA Division Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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IR/HR Masterclass

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Equip human resource staff and managers with the information and knowledge they need to accurately prevent, investigate and navigate unfair dismissal claims, general protections claims and industrial law. Protect yourself and your business. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/ir-hr-masterclass

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Bullying- Behaving Badly

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

This half day course is desgined to ensure you meet, your legal obligations by adressing the folowing: What is Bullying? What is Harassment? Who is responsible for preventing it in the workplace? What type of actions and situations arise in the workplace that could be considered Bullying and Harassment? What happens when someone makes a claim and how do I respond? Strategies that assist in producing a positive and supportive ...

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Tyre Dealers Division Committee Meeting

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 30 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Towing Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 03 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Payroll Training

Wednesday 09 October, 2019

Are you paying your staff correctly? Are you sure? One of the most difficult and technical issues facing businesses is making sure their employees are paid correctly! This is a complicated area of industrial law that can have unforgiving consequences for mistakes. Your business needs to ensure you have the skills and expertise to protect your business and Save TIME and MONEY. This workshop will support managers and payroll administrators ...

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Murray Bridge Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Monday 14 October, 2019

The Murray Bridge Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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In Service Testing & Tagging

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Has all your equipment been tested and tagged? Did you know that it is a legal requirement to test and tag equipment? Rather than pay a contactor to regularly test your equipment, training your staff in Testing and Tagging can deliver your business an immediate ROI! Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: https://www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/in-service-testing-tagging

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AADA Division Committee Meeting

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Service Station Division Committee Meeting

Thursday 17 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Estate Planning, Wills and Powers of Attorney

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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MIASA Division Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Central Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

The Central Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...

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Worker's Compensation: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Are you and your business ready if an accident occurs at work? Do you have the correct assessments and procedures in place to protect you and your business? Gain an understanding of the ReturnToWorkSA system including risk assessments, injuries, processing, case managers and reintroduction back into the workforce. Enable yourself to navigate this challenging process. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/...

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Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 28 October, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Yorke Peninsula Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 05 November, 2019

The Yorke Peninsula Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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NHVL (Chain of Responsibility)

Wednesday 06 November, 2019

Changes to the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws are coming on 1 October 2018. These changes impose additional duties and penalties on businesses which use Heavy Vehicles. If you: • Consign goods; • Pack goods; • Load goods; • Receive goods; or, • Repair, lease or sell heavy vehicles; as part of your business, you could be held legally liable for breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) even though you have no direct role in ...

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Auto Repair Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 07 November, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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HEV & BEV Training - 5 Day Course 4-8 November 2019

Monday 04 November, 2019

The automotive industry is currently experiencing rapid change including the increasing uptake of battery electric and hybrid electric vehicles. But… did you know that most mechanics lack the official training and specialised skills needed to effectively service and repair HEV/BEVs? Don’t expose your business to needless risk! Save time and money by ensuring your staff are qualified! As the only provider of specialised HEV and BEV training in ...

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Liability Exposure

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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Body Repair Division Committee Meeting

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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WHS and Safe Work Compliance

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

A safe workforce directly results in reduced workers compensation premiums, increased productivity and a proactive approach to prevent risk and maintain compliance. This workshop will provide managers and supervisors, with the documentation and skills necessary to participate effectively in work health and safety issues. The workshop will provide a learning environment which focuses on the practical application of: • Incident reporting • Risk assessment • Work Health Safety Policy Templates • Emergency Evacuation Procedures • ...

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Southern Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

The Southern Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...

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Tough Talks

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Do you need to have a difficult conversation with an employee? Do you know your rights and theirs? Do you struggle with tough conversations? Join us for Tough Talks. You’ll learn employer and employee rights, steps to take so you avoid legal backlash and tools to help you approach potentially sensitive situations. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/tough-talks

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Bullying- Behaving Badly

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

This half day course is desgined to ensure you meet, your legal obligations by adressing the folowing: What is Bullying? What is Harassment? Who is responsible for preventing it in the workplace? What type of actions and situations arise in the workplace that could be considered Bullying and Harassment? What happens when someone makes a claim and how do I respond? Strategies that assist in producing a positive and supportive ...

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IBCO Committee Meeting

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE FULLY BOOKED

Monday 25 November, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Lower North Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 03 December, 2019

The Lower North Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...