NEWS

26/11/2018
Leaving School Early? Start Your Career with a Trade

Leaving School Early? Start Your Career with a Trade

You may choose to leave high school before Year 12 for any number of reasons—but we find the main one is usually to learn a trade. Unlike many degree-qualified professions, trades are entered through on-the-job learning, such as an apprenticeship (although that’s not to say that building and construction certificates won’t be of benefit). With a significant part of senior high school years geared towards preparing for university, many prospective young tradies choose to opt out and instead get a head start on their career.

9/02/2018
Jobs Available with a Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Jobs Available with a Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Ready to take your career even further? The CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is a perfect next step for those who’ve completed an apprenticeship.

This course will give you the foundations needed to complete registration, start your own business, or work towards employment in more supervisory roles within the industry.

19/01/2018
What to Expect from a Carpentry Apprenticeship

What to Expect from a Carpentry Apprenticeship

To become a qualified carpenter, you need to start somewhere. For many tradies, this means undertaking a carpentry apprenticeship.

On paper, being a carpenter apprentice seems pretty straightforward. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. So what is a carpentry apprenticeship exactly? What does it involve? And what kind of work can you expect to do?