23 August 2021 - Plumbing apprentice finalist for Victorian Apprentice of the Year

Andrew Jan spent 11 years working in thoroughbred breeding before making a career switch to plumbing, a move that has led him to becoming a finalist for a prestigious state award.

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17 August 2021 - Inclusion commitment recognised among Victorian Training Awards finalists

Bendigo TAFE is a finalist in the Victorian Training Awards for Inclusive Training Partner of the Year.

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11 August 2021 - From refugee to volunteer and now aspiring electrician

For Kwe Kaw, 19, of Karen heritage, Bendigo TAFE was an opportunity to gain all the above and to give back to the local Karen community as a volunteer in the English program, an experience that eventually led to his current studies in electrotechnology.

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5 August 2021 - Bendigo TAFE launches Reconciliation Action Plan

Bendigo TAFE has committed itself to improving access to education and meaningful employment in its Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), launched today.

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26 July 2021 - Dja Dja Wurrung artwork takes pride of place on campus

The wisdom of Waa, the crow, will guide Bendigo TAFE students, staff, and the local community from its prominent position high on the facade of one of the TAFE’s newest buildings.

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9 December 2020 - Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute taps into micro-brewing, offering Certificate III course

Love beer? Want to know how to make beer? How about a career in the beer industry? Well your​ dream has come true. Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute are now offering a Certificate III in Food Processing (Micro-Brewing) (FBP30117).

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16 November 2020 - AFL star Eddie Betts kicked off NAIDOC Week at Bendigo TAFE

Australian rules football player, Eddie Betts, kicked off Bendigo’s virtual NAIDOC Week (8- 15 Nov) festivities by delivering a powerful webinar speech to the TAFE’s community.

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22 October 2020 - Our heroes are made at Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute

Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute have launched their latest advertising campaign titled, Our Heroes, which is a celebration of the role their students play in the community.

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19 October 2020 - Bendigo TAFE supporting business to trade safely

As Victoria emerges from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, businesses and workers need to ensure they can safely reopen and engage with their customers.

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3 September 2020 - TAFE to University Pathway – Samara’s Story

Samara, a foster parent, was looking for some guidance and assistance when it came to caring for her children. With an interest in community services, Samara searched for a suitable training provider that could offer a course that integrated with her lifestyle.

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21 July 2020 - Bendigo TAFE offering fusion welding courses to meet industry demand

​In response to industry demand Bendigo TAFE is offering two accredited fusion welding courses for experienced or transitioning welders, with enrolments now open.

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20 July 2020 - Bendigo hair and beauty students open doors for public clients

Bendigo TAFE’s hair and beauty students are looking for local clients to help them perfect their skills at the TAFE’s Charleston Road Campus.

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22 June 2020 - Tasty times ahead as cookery students return to campus

From international cuisines like Korean barbequed meat to fancy liver pâté, delectable dishes are being whipped up at Bendigo TAFE’s training kitchens as commercial cookery students return to campus to complete their practical learning.

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18 June 2020 - Bendigo TAFE joins first ever Greater Bendigo Coalition Gender Equity Strategy

Bendigo Kangan Institute, which includes trading brands Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute, is proud to have joined forces with over 30 organisations in the first ever Greater Bendigo Coalition Gender Equity Strategy, says Chief Executive Officer Sally Curtain.

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Plumbing apprentice scores $3K scholarship to support training

Bendigo TAFE apprentice Andrew Jan is one of 10 Australians selected to receive a Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant valued at ​$3,000 to put towards apprentice training.

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All paws on deck as animal studies class returns to campus

It was all paws on deck at Bendigo TAFE’s Food and Fibre Centre of Excellence this week as animal studies students returned to campus for dog grooming practical assessments with social distancing measures in place.

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Building success through Free TAFE

From building a home to expanding her law practice, Zoe Edquist is one of many Bendigo TAFE graduates who are transforming their lives thanks to the Victorian Government’s Free TAFE initiative.

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More opportunities for young farmers to thrive at Bendigo TAFE

Flexible courses in agriculture, production horticulture and wool classing at Bendigo TAFE, combined with an opportunity to apply for the Victorian Government’s 2020 Upskill and Invest Young Farmers Scholarships, are set to pave the way for many young local farmers to develop their skills across the agricultural sector.

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Success blooms for horticulture students

Horticulture students at Bendigo TAFE have developed stunning ways on how you can transform your space with greenery, with three hanging gardens selected as finalists for the 2020 Great Victorian Hanging Basket Competition.

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Why choose a TAFE to University Pathway?

At Bendigo TAFE, you’ll find our approach to learning is far different from University. For us, it’s all about our students having a positive learning experience. Our students participate in hands on learning, and experience smaller class sizes, ensuring that each student is getting the support that they need.

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TAFE to University Pathway - Skye’s Story

At 31 years old, Skye wanted to change careers and work in mental health. In order to achieve her dream however, would mean returning to school after ‘more than 10 years’, a concept she described as ‘daunting’.

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How to make the most out of self-isolation

With Australian’s staying home to reduce the spread of Coronavirus or COVID-19, an increasing number of TAFE students are finding themselves with extra time (and sanitiser) on their hands.

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Self-care 101

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world and the Australian Government urging people to stay indoors and self-isolate, self-care has never been more important.

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Bendigo TAFE celebrates top achievers from Class of 2019

A young father and second-time apprentice, a beauty therapist who survived an assault and an aspiring teacher who overcame years of bullying are amongst Bendigo TAFE’s major award winners from the Class of 2019.

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Bendigo TAFE apprentice clinches GAN International Scholarship

Bendigo TAFE’s electrotechnology apprentice Joel Handcock has been named the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) Australia’s International Apprentice Scholarship recipient for 2019.

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Aspiring writers launch Painted Words 2019

Aspiring writers studying at Bendigo TAFE have launched Painted Words 2019, a perfect bound book containing original short stories, flash fiction, poetry, non-fiction, science fiction, and short screenplays.

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Students to showcase visual arts and graphic design talents

Bendigo TAFE students have a visual treat in store for the community, with visual arts and graphic design students poised to host a public exhibition showcasing their creations.

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Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute select ReadyTech as new Student Management Technology Partner

Victorian TAFEs Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute, which are trading brands of Bendigo Kangan Institute, have named ReadyTech Student Management System, JR Plus, as the chosen technology platform to evolve student experience for a brand new decade.

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Bendigo Kangan Institute appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Bendigo Kangan Institute (BKI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sally Curtain as the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Bendigo TAFE launches new design for revitalised city campus

Bendigo TAFE’s city campus is set for an incredible transformation, with concept designs for two new buildings unveiled to the public for the first time today.

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Your Local TAFE in the Heart of Echuca

Study at your local TAFE in the heart of Echuca. Experience our world-class education opportunities conveniently located directly on your doorstep.

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Jump in employer support for Kangan Institute and Bendigo TAFE


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Enrolments Now Open for Free TAFE - News | Bendigo TAFE

Eligible students will soon be able to access tuition free training at Bendigo TAFE in the courses that lead to jobs most in demand from Victorian employers.

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Apprentice Wins Gold at Nationals - News | Bendigo TAFE

The winners of the WorldSkills National Championships, Australia’s biggest vocational education and excellence competition, were announced at the closing ceremony in Sydney last night.

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Plumbing apprentice to represent Team Victoria at WorldSkills

Bendigo TAFE’s plumbing apprentice Patrick Keating will represent Team Victoria in a skills showdown with Australia’s most talented young apprentice plumbers at the 2018 WorldSkills National Championships from 2 to 4 June in Sydney.

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$59m "Game-Changer" for Bendigo - News | Bendigo TAFE

Following funding announced in Tuesday’s State Budget for Bendigo TAFE, Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews and Minister for Training and Skills, Gayle Tierney were in Bendigo to review plans for the $59.93 million project to revitalise and redevelop Bendigo TAFE’s city campus with CEO Trevor Schwenke.

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Elise Stewart Wins Top Student Award - News | Bendigo TAFE

Bendigo TAFE celebrated the achievements of its top students and graduates at its Graduat​ion and Awards Ceremony last night.

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Member​ for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced a $477,000 funding boost for Bendigo Kangan Institute’s Echuca campus, to train the next generation of builders, plumbers and electricians in the Echuca region.

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Award winning skills on show

The Bendigo TAFE Apprentice and Industry Awards Night was held at the All Seasons Hotel on Monday night. The awards night acknowledged a record number of award recipients with more than 50 awards being presented.

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Bendigo TAFE recognised for supporting Defence Reservists

The Defence Reserves Support Council has recently awarded Bendigo TAFE with a Certificate of Recognition for its auxiliary assistance to Defence Reservists for this year. The award aims to highlight two aspects.

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rldskills Australia is a veritable showcase of all the benefits and educational outcomes offered in vocational education and tr


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nister to visit Food and Fibre Centre of Excellence

On Friday 22 September Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards will be visiting our Food and Fibre Centre of Excellence construction site.

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BDAV Awards – Bendigo TAFE cleans up!

The Building Designers Association Victoria (BDAV) hosted their Annual Building Design Awards. Bendigo TAFE are extremely proud to announce that we had quite a successful night!

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Influence today: Career proof the future
The rate of change within the workplace is occurring at an unprecedented rate. According to a recent report by the Foundation for Young Australians the average young person will not only have 17 different jobs over 5 careers in their lifetime, 

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Bendigo TAFE’s Health and Community Centre of Excellence is taking shape!

Bendigo TAFE is excited to announce that our cutting edge Health and Community Centre of Excellence is progressing swiftly! Construction is on track for completion in January 2018, with the building site visibly growing every day.

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Bendigo Young Mums 4 Families

Thursday 27 July 2017

Our VC​AL Young Mums group​ is holding a fundraiser for the Mums 4 Mums support group at our City campus courtyard. 

There will be a BBQ, silent auction, arts and crafts stalls, second hand pop-up shop, a raffle and great fun activities for the kids.

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All welcome

Wednesday 2 August
Bendigo TAFE City campus courtyard
11am - 2pm

 >> head to their Facebook page to see all the goodies for the silent auction


Top students from Class of 2016 awarded

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Bendigo TAFE held its annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday 9 March at Bendigo’s Ulumbarra Theatre to celebrate the students’ achievements throughout 2016.

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>> read more about our top students

Bendigo TAFE launches new design for Centre of Excellence

Thursday 9 February 2017

A new Health and Community Centre of Excellence is set to enhance Bendigo TAFE's City campus, with designs for the new complex unveiled to public for the first time today.

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Award winner all set to nurse a healthy career

Monday 9 January 2017

Bendigo TAFE's nursing student Dean Swanson was awarded the 2016 Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF) - Vic Branch Student Nurse Award in a presentation ceremony held month.

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8 December 2016
As you may already be aware VTAC and the VCAA have confirmed that there was an inadvertent early release of VCE results and ATARs via SMS in the early evening of 7 December:
•         2,075 VCE students received an SMS from Salmat Digital
•         The VCE results and ATAR within the SMS are accurate
VTAC and the VCAA will be contacting each of the students affected to confirm the accuracy of the information and provide further support.
Students with concerns should contact the VCAA on 1800 134 197 (after 9am) or VTAC (after 8am) on 1300 364 133.
Any queries outside of this please contact Rudi Pavani on (03) 9279 2390 or (03) 5434 1780.
Graphic Design, Visual Art and Interactive Digital Media Exhibition
Opening Thursday 17 November at 7pm
Gallery open hours
Friday 18 November
Monday 21 - Friday 25 November
City Campus, building C level 1
Corner Mundy and Hargreaves streets, Bendigo
Bendigo Kangan Institute
Bendigo Kangan Institute (trading as Kangan Institute and Bendigo TAFE) will be operating under the one RTO identifier 3077 and CRICOS provider number 01218G from 31 March 2016.
Bendigo Kangan Institute appoints new CEO
The Directors of Bendigo Kangan Institute Board are pleased to announce two senior appointments as part of the organisation’s strategy to deliver long-term, sustainable growth.
​​​Six ways we've grown in 2015
2015 has been an exciting year of progress for Bendigo Kangan Institute. With a short selection of highlights we are very proud of.