Back in late September 2014 ABBTF Queensland ran another successful bricklaying work ready course in the Toowoomba region for the local bricklayers seeking a suitable apprentice.
Before the program began we had an enquiry from a young guy living in Longreach. When I spoke with him regarding the location of the course and the area where the opportunities were he said “I’ll be there”. Read more >>
With the 2015 WA Regional WorldSkills competitions not far away, training providers, employers and apprentices are coming together to up-skill for this major event.
One of the most recent pre-competition “try outs” occurred at South West Institute of Technology (Bunbury) last week. Keenly supported by Dale Alcock South West, five of their apprentices matched up to undertake the project of which all completed to a fair degree of competency. Read more >>
This weekend the Perth Convention Centre hosted the 2015 Exhibit Careers Expo.
More than 10,000 students, parents and the general public visited the venue to get careers and training advice from industry experts such as the ABBTF.
This year ABBTF expanded our presence to incorporate a WorldSkills Australia demonstration, in the form of a VETis project. Read more >>
Many young people aspire to a rewarding career through a degree at University. Even some apprentices and more so their parents often think the University pathway provides a better outcome for a future career. If you are a tradie or working your way through an apprenticeship you might think life can be tough but the University alternative can be as tough, if not more so. Read more >>