September 2014

  • Victorian Training Awards 2014

    Tuesday, September 16th

    The Victorian Training Awards presentation ceremony was held at Crown Casino on Friday the 26th of September. For the second consecutive year Spectra Training was nominated as a finalist in the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year category.


    Unfortunately we were not chosen as the winner of this award, however we are delighted that our contribution to providing training in the state of Victoria has been recognised by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and we would like to thank the department for organising this great event.


    “To be acknowledged as a finalist for the Large Training Provider of the Year Award for the second consecutive year is a great achievement, however we must strive to win this category at next year’s awards ceremony,” Spectra Training’s Managing Director Gary Cobbledick said after the awards.


    “On behalf of the entire team at Spectra Training I would like to congratulate Chisholm Institute of Tafe on winning this prestigious award. They are a very worthy winner,” Cobbledick added.


    Gary VTA

  • Queensland Training Awards

    Sunday, September 14th

    Spectra Training’s Queensland Team and CEO Tony Lander attended the Queensland Training Awards on Friday 19th September 2014 to cheer on finalist Shaun Woodall who was in the running to win the VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year Award.


    Although Shaun Woodall was not the overall winner on the evening, we are thrilled that Shaun was a State Finalist amongst some tough competition.


    “It was a great night and we had some positive team building which was a real win for me.

    I’d like to thank everyone at Spectra Training for all their help and support,” Shaun said after the event.


    Congratulations Shaun – you are an outstanding contributor to Spectra Training.



August 2014

  • National Skills Week

    Saturday, August 16th

    Spectra Training’s Managing Director Gary Cobbledick and CEO Tony Lander attended this month’s launch of National Skills Week which was held at Crown Casino.


    Now in its fourth year, National Skills Week provides a platform to highlight the opportunities and career pathways available through VET.

July 2014

  • Spectra Training Launches WA Engineering Program

    Wednesday, July 16th

    Spectra Training’s Engineering Trades Seminar Series got off to a successful start with the first seminar of the series held in Perth recently. The seminar featured two speakers offering a variety of perspective on the engineering industry in Western Australia.


    Joanne Penaranda from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA gave a brief economic update and detailed trends relating to the industry, while Spectra Training CEO Tony Lander spoke about the many benefits available for businesses wishing enrol staff in engineering apprenticeships.


    There was a strong turnout from local industry, with representatives from large Australian companies given the opportunity to network with colleagues from different organisations within the sector.


    WA Engineering

  • Shaun Woodall – Trainer of the Year South East Queensland Training Awards

    Spectra Training would like to congratulate Queensland based trainer Shaun Woodall who on Friday night won the Trainer of the Year Award at the South East Queensland Training Awards.


    “The support I have received from everyone has been amazing. I am so proud to win this for all the team at Spectra and to be able to share the experience with my colleagues is something really special,” said Shaun on the night.


    Shaun embodies Spectra Training’s commitment to providing world class training solutions and we are extremely proud of Shaun’s achievement.


    Shaun Woodall


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August 2013

  • License to THRILL

    Monday, August 12th

    Spectra Training is proud to offer clients the exclusive “Licence to THRILL” program developed by Henrik Meng of Meng & Company.

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  • Spectra Training Finalist in Australian Awards

    Wednesday, August 7th

    Claire Field, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET), has announced that Spectra Training had been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2013 ACPET Awards for Excellence.

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February 2013


    Thursday, February 28th

    CLB Training & Development (CLB) has officially changed its name to “Spectra Training”, and adopted fresh new branding and colours.

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  • Gov’t places increasing focus on VET

    Wednesday, February 27th

    The federal government will place an increasing focus on vocational education and training (VET) thanks to new investments and planned reforms.

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  • Three reasons to consider training

    Tuesday, February 26th

    Whether you are looking to improve employee retention at your organisation, you want to motivate your staff or you are keen to improve efficiency across your company, there are plenty of good reasons to consider targeted, relevant training.

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