News & Events

The MTA is committed to providing the automotive industry and our members with the most accurate and up-to-date automotive retail, service and repair news through our website, member-only e-news and our Zone and Division meetings held state-wide.

Check out the latest news and all the MTA’s upcoming events (including member-only Zone and Division meetings) and Trainings below!

Public news

Accommodating apprentice needs and skills requirements

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Third year Automotive Refinishing Technology apprentice Adam Shultz looks back on his training and ahead to more study with the MTA to become dual trade!

Public news

How the MTA is tackling apprentice issues with drugs, mental health and budgeting.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

The MTA has been working hard to deliver mentoring services to automotive apprentices and getting their lives on track! Read more about what is currently being done...

Public news

Promoting automotive apprenticeships

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

What happens when you take a remote control car, fit a GoPro to the top, put it next to a supercharged Monaro and drive it around the Training and Employment Centre? Find out!

Members event

SERVICE STATION DIVISION MEETING

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Public event

Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

TLILIC2001A 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 ...

Public event

Air Conditioning Course

Monday 28 May, 2018

PARTICIPANTS IN THIS COURSE MUST HAVE A CLASSROOM LICENCE BEFORE ATTENDING....This three-day course covers servicing air conditioning systems, retrofit and modify air conditioning systems, diagnostics and copy of the Code of Practice. Successful completion of this course will allow the participant to apply for their air conditioning licence through Arctick. All candidates that participate in this course need to demonstrate competency in: " Safety precautions when working with air ...