In the press

  • Koori Mail
    Nineteen have the skills to manage
    17 December 2014
    A program designed to give Aboriginal people management skills now has its first graduates.
  • Pilbara News
    Program teaches leadership
    3 December 2014
    An Australian-first management program is giving emerging Aboriginal leaders valuable skills.
  • Hatchery International
    Bream brought back from the brink
    27 November 2014
    Challenger's aquaculture research centre has won international acclaim for its restocking of bream.
  • PACE
    Quicker apprenticeships a smart move for training
    26 November 2014
    Challenger’s apprenticeship program in metals and engineering is allowing apprentices to save time and money.
  • Weekend West
    If the job fits, do a trade
    1 November 2014
    High school graduates are urged to consider vocational education as a lucrative option.
  • Epoch Times (note: article in Chinese)
    Challenger offers opportunities for international students
    4 October 2014
    Challenger attracts new international students
  • The West online
    Aspiring teen chef tops school apprentices
    24 September 2014
    While most students have their noses in books, teenager Taylor Wood prefers to be hands-on in the kitchen.
  • Australasian Welding Journal
    ACEPT serving the flourishing oil and gas sector
    23 September 2014
    New funding and FLNG partnerships ensure Challenger's ACEPT is at the forefront of oil and gas training.
  • The West Australian
    Swapping energy for empathy
    17 September 2014
    For Luke Boston, the financial rewards of a resources job were not enough to deter him from his dream career.
  • The West Australian
    Mentoring program improves with age
    17 September 2014
    A Challenger program is linking volunteer mentors with metals, construction and automotive pre-apprentices.
  • The West Australian
    Valuable traineeship offers hands-on learning
    17 September 2014
    Challenger has launched a unique Aboriginal business traineeship program.
  • The West Australian
    Hope for summer favourite comeback
    9 September 2014
    A landmark initiative is hoping to breathe new life into the time-honoured pastime of prawning.
  • The West Australian
    Ryan sharpens his two-wheel skills
    27 August 2014
    Ryan loves anything to do with motorcycles and is preparing to work in the area he is most passionate about.
  • Sunday Times
    Hooking kids on their future
    10 August 2014
    An innovative youth program at Challenger Institute is helping turn around the lives of struggling teenagers.
  • Engineers Australia
    Engineering student now teaching others a lesson
    28 July 2014
    A former Challenger engineering student loved her course of study so much she is now teaching it.
  • The West Australian
    India trip life-changing
    23 July 2014
    Budding primary school teacher Samantha Hatton has engaged young minds in India through a Challenger program.
  • Fish e-News
    Course throws lifeline to troubled youth
    18 July 2014
    For more than a decade, a maritime program has been throwing a career lifeline to struggling young people.
  • Koori Mail
    Partnership puts Ricki-Lee on course for bright future
    2 July 2014
    Award-winning Aboriginal business and health trainee Rickie-Lee Dabb is looking forward to a new career.
  • WA Business News
    ACEPT investment to address skills shortages
    23 June 2014
    A $15m funding commitment by the WA State Government will double ACEPT's oil and gas training capacity.
  • Study Perth
    Perth auto training on track for world renown
    23 June 2014
    World class automotive training in Perth is being offered to international students for the first time.
  • PS News
    Institute nails new building training facility
    10 June 2014
    Challenger's new $28.6m building training facility is the largest in the state.
  • Sunday Times
    Black bream back at Blackwood
    1 June 2014
    Challenger researchers have spearheaded the restocking of bream in the Blackwood River.
  • WA Business News
    Challenger's ACEPT addressing LNG worker shortages
    26 May 2014
    ACEPT is addressing the need for more skilled operations and maintenance workers.
  • The Australian
    Prawn cocktails back on the menu
    12 May 2014
    Perth locals might find prawn cocktails back on the menu, thanks to Challenger's aquaculture researchers.
  • Koori Mail
    Kim stars at Challenger
    7 May 2014
    Challenger's Aboriginal Student of the Year plans to help the community and progress to university.
  • Canning Times
    Student of the Year weaves career magic
    29 April 2014
    Claudia Cole recently won Challenger's prestigious Student of the Year and Apprentice of the year awards.
  • The West online
    Impressive new building centre for institute
    25 April 2014
    Up to 350 students arrive at Challenger's new building training facility.
  • The Astana Times (Kazakhstan)
    Kazakhs turn to Challenger for training expertise
    22 April 2014
    Challenger is chosen to partner Kazakhstan as the country looks to improve its vocational education system.
  • The Weekend West
    Building a pathway to a career in construction
    5 April 2014
    Building industry training is assured a bright future with the opening of Challenger's $28.6 million facility.
  • Gas Today
    World-first technicians primed for work on Prelude
    3 April 2014
    Technicians destined for work on Shell's FLNG project have completed world-first training at Challenger.
  • The West Australian
    Challenger in bloom
    2 April 2014
    The West Australian's page two Inside Cover had a make-over from Challenger Institute's floristry team.
  • PS News
    Work starts on new Peel training centre
    4 March 2014
    Work has started on Challenger's $6m Peel training centre in Mandurah.
  • WA Today
    Public gets behind world-first prawn project
    7 February 2014
    The public is helping to see how far Challenger's laboratory-raised prawns have spread since being released.
  • Comment News
    Marine pests to fall foul of diligent regime
    21 January 2014
    Challenger Institute has launched a new inspection course to address biological threats to Australian waters.
  • Melville Times
    New career paths for mother and daughter
    14 January 2014
    Rebecca Godin completed a Diploma of Nursing at Challenger and then inspired her mother to do the same.
  • Pace Today
    ACEPT puts industry in safe hands
    13 January 2014
    In an Australian first, Challenger’s oil and gas training facility is innovating safety training.
  • Have-a-Go News
    Securing a dream career through study
    1 January 2014
    A career change beckons as 44-year-old Tess Wilkinson undertakes a Certificate III in Community Services Work.
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