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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Nov

27

2019

Meet our new team members at ABBTF

Celebrating our achievements in 2019 and we look forward to striving for continued success in 2020. At ABBTF, our main goal is to help support young Australian’s build a career in the building and construction industry, starting with an apprenticeship in bricklaying. We aim to be the catalyst for recruiting the next generation of bricklayers, […]

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Nov

20

2019

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

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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