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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
A recent report by the New South Wales government has shed light on changes to NSW Fee-Free Apprenticeships to be implemented from July 1st 2018, which will make all TAFE courses fee-free in NSW.
Currently, WA tradies are warning the industry of a skill shortage during apprenticeships. Highlighted by Perth Now in a recent article, apprentices are hurtling towards and all time low.