I would like to take this opportunity to share with you the great work Nicole Williams is doing with our young people at the YCLC through the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations. As you promised, Nicole is a highly trained and effective trainer/teacher. More importantly she has developed a great rapport with our young people, which has resulted in some outstanding outcomes. The last two theory sessions have seen our young people achieve some great learning outcomes. including a greater capacity to consistently apply themselves to the task. Last Thursday’s practical lesson was a great celebration of teamwork and collaboration. They prepared a shared lunch for our Deputy Director of Education and our school supervisor.

Nicole’s success is due to her commitment and her ability to work effectively with our staff. Dave, Julian and myself find her a pleasure to work with and our young people display considerable respect for Nicole.

Please communicate these positives to Nicole and feel free to forward my email to Aurora management. If at any time I can recommend Aurora to other schools, I will with great enthusiasm.

Bill Smith

Principal , Youth & Community Learning Centre, Toowoomba

Thanks to you and all at Aurora for last week’s event (official grand opening). It was my pleasure to be there, and experience your enthusiasm and passion. Best wishes, John Paul

Hon John-Paul Langbroek

Minister for Education, Training and Employment

Thank you for inviting me to attend your opening on Friday night. As always, each & every one of the Aurora staff were warm & welcoming not to mention the tasty food so lovingly prepared with service by your exception trainees. I had a great time catching up with other industry people too. Aurora is a great choice in training & I always feel confidence when recommending you.

Petrina James

Career Development Officer, Marymount College

We understand training, which is why we offer a range of programs including, our Partner Program, Traineeship Program and Schools Program.

Stuart Love


We work with this amazing, fantastic crew here in Toowoomba. What they do for people and the way they help them through hospitality and business courses is very commendable. We have 4 of their students with us currently doing their placement. Emma, Katie, Jesse and Tylor are just amazing kids and their efforts superior.

In order to come into a chef’s kitchen without prior experience and be able to put into practice all they have learned in their classroom means that they are dedicated learners and the teachers have been extremely thorough in their teaching and dedicated to their students.
These kids haven’t just come in here with an attitude of ‘getting their placement done” they have come in here with top class knowledge, respect & pride for themselves and those around them, work ethics and commitment that I haven’t seen in a long time. So Mums & Dads, Guardians, Schools, Teachers, Aurora Trainers & Students….
Thank you! You’re Awesome

Cate Barwick

Sorello’s Coffee Lounge – Toowoomba

What a wonderful night Friday night was!!!. Thank you to all the Aurora staff in attendance for making myself and everyone I had discussions with feel extremely welcome to your new offices at Robina. The offices seemed well equipped, ergonomically and functionally from what I saw on my escorted tour, and should be wonderful to work in. The food was scrumptious and delicious and the vegetarian menu on offer made me personally feel that I was “not the odd one out”. I adored the ganache petit fours, cake and fruit kebab as did Belle from Miami High School and Preston Campbell – Many thanks to Mark Dexter and Julian Batt for all their hard work it truly paid off, loved the Aurora Training Institute chef uniforms. Once again, many thanks for the fabulous night and I am so glad I am a client of Aurora.

Louise Horan

Industry Liaison Officer, Benowa State High School

Thank you very much for letting me know that Ashley has completed her School-Based Traineeship, Certificate III in Retail. Congratulations on your team for your commitment and training with Ashley. Appreciate your support.

Maree Holmes

Vocational Education Officer, Pittsworth State High School

Thanks to Aurora Training Institute for offering the opportunity to complete the triple Diploma of Business, Diploma of Management and Diploma of Human Resource Management. Auroras recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessor Catherine Halford was brilliant in supporting me in the process of submitting a portfolio of work evidence.

Rochelle Papa

Student – Just Better Care, Diploma of Business, Diploma of Management and Diploma of Human Resource Management

I wish to pass on to you my congratulations and gratitude to all of your staff who I have had the pleasure of working with for over 12 months now. Their professionalism in public relations, administrative organisation and training is wonderful and I have no hesitating in recommending your SRTO to any employer contemplating training for school based or other opportunities. I look forward to continuing working with the Aurora Team.

Rachel Skrabanich

Industry Liaison Officer, Merrimac State High School

They are my favourite training provider, This is due to the fact that I know of their quality, standards and high reputation having heard word of mouth from other people and students who have studied through them and were utterly pleased with the whole entire process. Studying through the institute, I completely agree and would definitely choose their services over anyone else’s.

Emilia Aleksiejczuk

Student – Ray White Surfers Paradise, Diploma Human Resources Management

Thank you for all the support with training and inspiring me to achieve my goals. Both my trainers Claudia and Janneke were wonderful, not only their knowledge of the hospitality industry, but their life experiences have been so inspirational to me. Doing a diploma has been a great achievement for me, I couldn’t have asked for anyone better than my trainer allocated to me!

Tiarne Davis

School-Based Trainee, The Burleigh Surf Club