NEWS

8/04/2019
Are You Ready for a Carpentry Apprentice? If So, What Next?

Are You Ready for a Carpentry Apprentice? If So, What Next?

Businesses can gain a lot from taking on an apprentice. More than simply training the next generation of tradespeople, they can also benefit from fresh perspectives, boosting workplace culture, and of course, cost-effective labour.

But there are also some serious considerations to take into account before hiring an apprentice. It’s not simply a way to get cheap labour—you also have to take responsibility to train and further your apprentices’ learning.

If you’re thinking of taking on a Certificate III in Carpentry apprentice, here’s all that you need to know about how it works and how to ensure that your business is ready to offer the best apprenticeships in Australia.

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.