May

28

2020

Writing a Resume and a Covering Letter

Annually the ABBTF office in WA receives well more than 200-300 Resumes in response to advertisements we post on Seek and other marketing mediums for Bricklaying Apprenticeships and Positions. Essentially, we use this process to help fulfil Vacancies known to us, provided by our trusted industry employer partners seeking our assistance. As such it important […]

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Apr

29

2020

Become a Bricklayer

New Government Support for WA Bricklaying Apprentices

New Government Support for WA Bricklaying Apprentices Photo Credit: ABN completing Apprentice and Host Employer – Adam Westwood and Westyn Ruyter with their graduation certificates. Westyn completed on the 31/01/2020 and was a Perth Region Gold Medallist in the last WorldSkills Australia competition. Since 2015 the decline in WA residential building activity and the consequential […]

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Mar

20

2020

Stimulus Package Helps Secure Apprenticeship

  Apprenticeship Stimulus Package targeted on keeping apprentices in jobs! About Stimulus Package: In response to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the Government is supporting small businesses to retain their apprentices. This investment will help to reduce youth unemployment, boost our economy and further support the national skills shortage trades. Eligible employers can apply for a […]

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Mar

12

2020

WA’s Brick and Blocklaying Industry rebuts claims of inadequate skills training

        *** Media Release *** WA’s Brick and Blocklaying Industry rebuts claims of inadequate skills training The Brick and Blocklaying industry today strongly disagreed with the UDIA’s report claiming inadequate support has been provided by the industry to meet demand.  This industry has often been affected by the ups and downs of […]

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Mar

10

2020

NSW – Get your business the skilled apprentices it needs to succeed

Are you looking to sign-up an apprentice in 2020? Do you know about the NSW government’s fee-free apprenticeship initiative? Invest in your Business – hiring a bricklaying apprentice makes good business sense It saves employers from having to pay up to $2,000 for training costs per apprentice removes upfront fees for students (later reimbursed by […]

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