Category Archives: Education, Training and Development

Gymnastics 21

Gymnastics 21 is a mobile gymnastics service providing quality programs to children in the Hunter Valley NSW.

We are affiliated club and all coaches are qualified through Gymnastics Australia.


G21 services include:

  • Recreational programs that progress to competitive Team Gym
  • Holiday classes and events
  • Private lessons and dance studio workshops
  • Birthday parties
  • Free G classes (Indoor Parkour)
  • School programs
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Master Builders Group Training & Personnel

Newcastle MBA apprenticeship scheme is a not for profit company working towards fixing the trade skills shortage and assisting your business “making apprenticeships easy”.

Our successful MBA Building and Construction Industry Apprenticeship Scheme is making Apprenticeships and Traineeships as easy as 1, 2, 3. Our not for profit organisation is making your business easy with quality staff.

Now Newcastle MBA Group Training is the acknowledged industry training body of apprentice/trainee for the area’s Building and Construction industry, boasting over 160 apprentices and over 100 host employers.

We provide a dynamic and integrated program for persons wanting a head start (and qualified training) in the region’s building industry. Apprentice/trainees learn practical skills, combined with an accredited education program in their chosen trade.

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All Shook Up

Generous discounts are available to members who participate in more than
one lesson-evening during the same calendar week.

The principal, Gary Haigh, is an associate level three instructor with
the Australian Rock ‘n’ Roll Dancesport Council (ARRDC). He is the only professional
level three dance teacher in the Hunter Valley who is accredited with, and a
financial member of, the ARRDC.

All Shook Up is certified to work in a child-related environment and as
such can provide excellent tuition for children either at the regular evening
venues or at schools throughout the Hunter Valley.

The teaching assistants are friendly and approachable with a great deal of practical dance experience.

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Maitland Family Day Care Scheme INC

Five Star Family Day Care Maitland

Five Star Family Day Care Maitland is an education and care service providing flexible childcare options for families in a home environment. We have been operating our community based Not for Profit service since 1986 and have educators working from their own home across Maitland, Newcastle, Cessnock and Singleton.
For more information call 49345716

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Hunter Valley Youth Express

Youth Express is a not for profit organisation that services the Hunter Valley and Central Macquarie Regions. Our vision is to develop significant and sustainable partnerships that facilitate rewarding futures for local young people.

Our work involves linking young people with access to quality training and education opportunities that will help them find the right track to success. We achieve this through the delivery of programs aimed at developing strategic links between local education providers, businesses, industries and community members.

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Hunter Valley Hotel Academy

Bigger is definitely better.

Hunter TAFE supports and empowers thousands of students in hundreds of courses across 15 campuses and online.

We are Australia’s largest regional vocational education and training provider.

Hunter TAFE has a great reputation for industry and business partnerships. These relationships ensure we provide a high quality, job ready workforce to business and industry in our region.

Our award winning training is recognised through the growth of our strong and valued industry partnerships, the high rate of employment of our graduates and the recognition of our alumni within the Hunter community.

We provide the best facilities and a team of experienced teachers who have active industry networks, so all our students get the highest level of practical training.

Hunter TAFE has contributed to this region for more than 120 years, by embracing change and focusing on the evolving needs of our community and we look forward to doing so long into the future.

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Catalyst for Growth Pty Ltd

At Catalyst for Growth we are passionate about helping you find innovative and creative solutions to transform your business. Whether it’s improving your cashflow, boosting team moral, coping with constant change, becoming a more effective leader or developing your website & social media profile.

We are excited to announce the VAT version of Cashbook Catalyst is now available as an instant digital download for all our small business friends in the UK. To make it easy we have included many formulas in the spread sheets. All you need to do is add your figures from your invoices regularly.

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Business Growth Centre

Providing Services and Opportunities to Help You and Your Business Grow

Established in 1998, the Business Growth Centre is a not for profit Business Enterprise Centre, Business Incubator and Registered Training Organisation.

The Business Growth Centre’s purpose is to support and grow small and micro businesses in the Lake Macquarie Local Government Area. The Business Growth Centre is committed to providing quality advice, services and support to ensure ongoing growth for you and your business.

The range of services and opportunities that are available at the Business Growth Centre include:

Business Advice

The Business Growth Centre provides a comprehensive range of business advisory services including one-on-one coaching that will improve your business performance and encourage professional growth.

Business Training and Education

Business training and education is an essential part to ongoing growth and development of a business. The Business Growth Centre provides a number of training and workshop opportunities that can not only help your staff become productive, but can help your business become more efficient and profitable.

On-site Commercial Leasing within the Business Incubator

The Business Growth Centre Business Incubator provides office space and light industrial units to rent at affordable prices. As a tenant you would benefit from flexible lease agreements, access to support services and advice and the ability to grow within a friendly environment.

Networking and Special Events

Networking can be an important marketing tactic for businesses. The Business Growth Centre presents a number of events including the Lake Macquarie Women in Business Network where you have the opportunity to make meaningful and reciprocal connections that will help grow your business.

Celebrating business success and achievement is a high priority of the Business Growth Centre. In 2012 the Business Growth Centre established the Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards to do just that; showcase the quality businesses within the Lake Macquarie region. The Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards are presented at a Gala Dinner which is held annually in July.

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NDIS Approved for the following



Daily Living                                               1. Assistance with Daily Life

Daily Living                                                2. Transport

Social & Community Participation        4. Assistance with Social & Community Participation



Choice & Control                                       7. Coordination of Supports

Home                                                           8. Improved Living Arrangements   : Short Term Accommodation

Social and Community Participation   9. Increased Social and Community



Choice and Control                                   14. Improved Life Choices

Daily Living                                                15. Improved Daily Living Skills


Approved by CRCC for Host Family Respite

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The Mai-Wel Group creates and delivers vibrant, innovative services and successful businesses which provide opportunities for people with a disability to achieve their dreams and goals for life. The Mai-Wel Group began in 1960 when a group of families met and shared their vision of an education and opportunities for life for their children with a disability. Throughout the years the tireless efforts of community groups, families and individuals have seen these humble beginnings develop into the independent organisation that exists today.

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