Floristry Apprentice Winner

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Floristry Apprentice Winner Kathleen Horton National Australian Winner of the Oasis Designz Cup Competition.    The 2016 Oasis Design Cup Competition was themed a tribute to a painter. The Floristry Apprentice winner was Kathleen, who now works at Style by Nature in Port Melbourne. Kathleen was the winner of the Victorian Oasis Design Cup and was confirmed winner of the National Oasis Design Cup Winner for 2016. Kathleen won $1500.00 for her amazing design and winning both the Victorian and National Award. Kathleen was inspired by Wassily Kandinsky’s 1923 “circles in a circle”. She emulated his work by cutting circles…&nbsp

WorldSkills Gold

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WorldSkills 2016 Gold Medal Success   Melbourne is celebrated for holding memorable and impressive events throughout history and this October was certainly no different. The iconic Melbourne Show Grounds was privileged to be the venue of the 2016 Worldskills Competition. Worldskills is an annual competition that enables employees and apprentices from across the country the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents in an array of industries. The creative trades’ portion of the competition remains a highlight for us here at Marjorie Milner College which offers quality apprenticeships in four different creative pursuits, Floristry, Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy. Having…&nbsp

Hairdressing Apprenticeship Fees

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Hairdressing Apprenticeship Fees & Beauty Therapy Fee Scholarships AMR Hair and Beauty Scholarship 2016/2017 Marjorie Milner College is happy to announce that there are some scholarships that students can apply for. This can cover up to $1000.00 towards their training in 2017. If you are studying a hairdressing apprenticeship or Beauty Therapy you can apply. We are not sure if you study Certificate III in Barbering if you eligible but you can only ask. We have some more details from their website below. https://amr.com.au/scholarship/ The AMR, with ten years experience, strongly believe that professionals working in hair and beauty industry…&nbsp

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing Apprenticeship    Higher Education Skills Group Released this update on the 14th September in regard to Hairdressing Apprenticeship Funding.    Update on qualifications Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416)) & Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516) Funding Arrangements regarding the Certificate III in Hairdressing  Published: 14 Sep 2016 This notice clarifies funding arrangements regarding the Certificate III in Hairdressing, which has been included in the Funded Course List (FCL) 2017 for funding as both an apprenticeship and a non-apprenticeship, since its release on 26 August 2016. The FCL 2017 seeks to include only the most recent versions of…&nbsp

Quality Training in VET Barbering

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Quality Training in VET    Lynne Kosky Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination by James Milner & Sarah Bond Winner of the 2012 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this display is one of Greg’s favourite.   Section A Overview It is difficult to write a short overview that will encompass a lifetime of outstanding achievements. I am nominating my father, whom I work with, for the Lynne Kosky Award as I believe he is by far one of the most outstanding VET teachers in Australia. His broad experience, ongoing passion and enthusiasm for his students and their future is very…&nbsp

Free Blow Wave Workshop (Hair)

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Free Blow Wave Workshop (Hairdressing)   Blow Wave Workshop Wednesday 21st September 10 am to 3 pm   Free to any hairdressing apprentices in Victoria Limited Numbers Book Today Call the College and speak with James 401 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills, 3127 Ph: 98807257   If your apprentice needs some extra assistance with blow waving then please send them to our free school holiday workshop. This is open to any apprentice in training, regardless of where they train.   This workshop is run by our Head Trainer Natalie Miller Tools needed: Clips pin curl clips hair dryer hot tongs/wands round brushes Velcro…&nbsp

Melbourne Flower Show

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Melbourne Flower Show Winners 2016   Photos: Marjorie Milner College Display at the Melbourne Flower Show by Hayden Golder Photographer. AAFD Display at the Melbourne Flower Show by Hayden Golder Photographer. Tweet from “That’s Melbourne” with Kaitlyn, the winner of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Advanced Competition. (#MIFGS). Photo with Greg and Nicole with the Winners of the Advanced and Intermediate Competitions.    The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, at the World Heritage Listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, returned in 2016 with an explosion of colour and design. After 20 years it still remains the…&nbsp

Floristry Skills

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Are your floristry skills up to date? It is an interesting question. For example, is spiralling better than cross stems in method? In the last ten years training has only supported spiral or straight stemmed construction. A florist trained earlier may not know how to spiral. Stems are neater especially in glass vases and by locking into the spiral as you construct breakage is minimal. There are always advantages for change in an industry and a smart employer should be open to change it they see advantages. Large hand tied sheaves have better dimension and neater stems if made on…&nbsp

Lisa Conway – Apprenticeship INCETIVES Night December 2015 $2500 at Signup

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Get a Free Copy of “The Naked Salon” by Lisa Conway  Come to the FREE Wine and Cheese Night Monday 14th December 2015 6pm Find out how your business can benefit from up to $12,000 of incentives for hiring an apprentice / trainee.  $2500 for signing up an apprentice / trainee to an employer       Lisa Conway has a passion for beauty therapy and hairdressing training and is delighted to visit Marjorie Milner College for our Free Wine and Cheese Night. Apprenticeships Matter’s Lauren and Wendy will be at the event to guide employers through the changes and how…&nbsp

Brisbane Florist of the Future Winners (Interflora)

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Interflora Queensland Florist of the Future Winners Last weekend the Interflora District 5 Florist of the Future Competition State Heat was held in Queensland. Marjorie Milner College had two previous students that had studied floristry in Melbourne at the College. Both were in the competition. Emily Piscioneri completed her school based apprenticeship with Blooms on Bridge in 2014 and she was the successful winner of the District 5 Queensland heat. Special thanks to Melissa from Blooms on Bridge in Benalla. You can visit their website here at Blooms on Bridge. Tamika Mackrell, who did her apprenticeship through Jen’s Flowers in Sale…&nbsp