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Taking lead in wind energy

17 Apr 2017

Ballarat is seeking to lead the way in renewable energy with plans to develop a wind turbine technician TAFE course, the first of its kind in Australia.

Federation University Australia, in discussion with Committee for Ballarat, has applied for funding under the state government's Energy Jobs Fund to develop the new training facility.

In The Courier on 17 April, Committee's CEO, Melanie Robertson, said the training centre would provide opportunities for Victoria, Australia and the wider Asia–Pacific region. "We are trying to match an industry need to market opportunity and it appears there is a need within the sector to provide training," she said.

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