ABN Training, A successful model for training Apprentices.

  One of the biggest pleasures I have in this job is seeing young people from a whole variety of different backgrounds, levels of education and capabilities, grow into brilliant Apprentices and Fantastic role models for industry. It is no accident that ABN Training (Alcock Brown-Neaves), continue to produce high calibre apprentices across a range […]

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International WorldSkills Competition – Kazan, Russia 2019 – Wrap Up

International WorldSkills Competition – Kazan, Russia 2019 – Wrap Up A team of apprentices and trainees from across Australia (NSW, Victoria and Queensland) took on the world’s best in Russia. Images Courtesy: WorldSkills Australia 15 competitors from Australia went to Russia for the WorldSkills International competition in August, including Paul Coon who won Gold at […]

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Get set for a 3% wage increase and new incentives for national skills shortages

What do you need to know? The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.0% increase to minimum wages. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2019. Who does the increase apply to? This increase is applicable to the employers of all workers on the minimum wage, nationally […]

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In it to win it – Paul Coon takes out Gold at Global Skills ’19

Bricklayer, Paul Coon took out first place at last weeks Global Skills Bricklaying Competition. Taking place at Holmesglen TAFE, Paul competed against the best bricklayers from countries such as the United Kingdom, China, Russia and more. Bricklayers were given four days to complete a range of different builds, all testing essential and creative skills.

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Launched: Career Pathways Website

We’ve just launched our brand new Career Pathways website. Our new hub for showcasing bricklaying as a trade and the potential opportunities that it comes with.

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Bricklayers still desperately in Demand – HIA September Quarter Trades Report

In the HIA’S Quarterly Trades Report, we weren’t too surprised that in the majority of capital cities Bricklaying is still the most in-demand trade

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Tasmania’s First Female Bricklayer joins the Family

Chelsea Whelan has decided to take after her father and grandfather and become a bricklaying, becoming the first woman in Tasmania to take on a bricklaying apprenticeship.

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From Classroom to Construction Site – Geelong Secondary Schools Construction Site Tour

High School students from Geelong were fortunate enough to participate in a construction site tour outside of the coastal town, hit the link to read more about the successful day.

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Work Ready Program on Monday, Apprenticeship by Friday!

Chan completed his Work Ready Program at Swinburne Croydon on 12th June. Just six days later on the 18th, he had started a trial with LVL Bricklaying Pty Ltd where they saw great potential and not long after, was signed as an official apprentice by 20th June.

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$21,000 boost for WA Employers

The Construction Training Fund has announced an increase in wage support for Bricklaying apprentices. The program will increase a bricklaying apprentice’s wage support to employers from $17,000 to $21,000.

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