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

Supporting the next generation of Automotive Technicians in schools

Monday 18 November, 2019

The MTA is continuing its support of Urrbrae Agricultural High School and Underdale High School’s automotive vocational education.

Public news

MTA trained apprentices working on a Ford Escort racing car project

Monday 18 November, 2019

MTA paint and panel apprentices have had a great pick of cars in the last 12 months to rebuild as part of their studies.

Public news

Examining options for a nationally consistent approach to VET and future skills needs

Monday 18 November, 2019

The MTA has made a submission in response to the National Skills Commission Discussion Paper addressing opportunities to ensure our industry’s training needs are recognised and met.

Public event

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 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 ...

Members event

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 ...

Public event

Emergency Warden Training

Wednesday 04 December, 2019

The Australian standards require your business to have a trained Emergency Warden. Ensure your workplace is compliant and ready to deal with a fire / emergency that requires evacuation. Equip emergency wardens or floor/area wardens with the practical skills to manage the potential stress of a real emergency in the workplace, including evacuation planning. Enrol today or for more information visit: