HVIA is committed to promoting the development of the industry through securing a highly skilled workforce to ensure industry’s viability and capacity to deliver innovation.
It does this through a variety of initiatives aimed at addressing the quality and relevance of apprenticeships and traineeships, delivery standards and career promotion.
Latest HVIA news on Jobs & Skills
20 November 20
HVIA today announced the winners of a suite of awards, for leadership and innovation, in the heavy vehicle sector.READ MORE
30 October 20
HVIA’s online Learning Management System (LMS) is now live with a comprehensive new training package for entrants to the industry, staff in back-of-house or non-technical roles, and industry stakeholder organisations.READ MORE
21 October 20
The call for apprentices from around the country is out now. The opportunity to compete in the National Apprentice Challenge, with selected teams taking on the best-of-the-best from all over the country, has been raised another notch.READ MORE
5 October 20
The Morrison Government is backing trades to play a big role in Australia’s economic recovery, offering a 50 per cent wage subsidy on new apprenticeships, effective immediately.READ MORE
11 September 20
HVIA is pleased to share with you the Australian Government’s announcement this morning of a $50 million injection into Australia’s vital business events sector ahead of the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show.READ MORE
21 July 20
Significant announcements have been made to stimulus measures over the last few days including and extension and forthcoming changes to the JobKeeper scheme and to SME Loan guarantees, and the new JobTrainer scheme.READ MORE
16 July 20
HVIA is one of four peak automotive industry bodies that have partnered to offer the Automotive Industry Ambassador Program for late stage apprentices and early trades people.READ MORE
26 May 20
The Gateway to Industry Schools program is addressing the skills shortage issue by investing and creating talent pipelines in high schools.READ MORE
18 February 20
The skillsets of automotive industry workers set to be displaced by the departure of Holden are still highly sought after in Australia.READ MORE
19 November 19
The heavy vehicle industry’s appetite for innovation was quenched at the 2019 HVIA Gala Awards Dinner held at South Brisbane’s Emporium Hotel on Friday night.
Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz MP praised the quality nominations competing for HVIA’s suite of awards.
14 August 19
HVIA says Grattan Institute report shows the vast majority of schools are currently a bit blinkered to the opportunities available through trades and other vocational study.READ MORE