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7/06/2020
Meet Tamika Smith —Founder and Director Top 100 Women

Meet Tamika Smith —Founder and Director Top 100 Women

Tamika Smith is the founder and director of Top 100 Women, who’s made it her mission to build up women in the construction industry.

Top 100 Women supports women entering the industry, and gives them the support they need to build long and meaningful careers. Now people from the industry are flocking to Top 100 Women, to get the expertise and advice that can help them retain the women in their workforce.

29/05/2020
Meet Abdi – Certificate II in Construction Pathways

Meet Abdi – Certificate II in Construction Pathways

Abdi wants an exciting career in trades. That means, it’s not only important for him to get the practical training that he needs to get started in the industry, he also needs mentoring that will give him the employability skills that will help him get a job as a bricklayer.

Builders Academy Australia gives him both.

“BAA is giving us certain assurances, like how to do our resumes and cover letters. I’ve learnt a lot of amazing new skills, in the departments of carpentry and bricklaying.”

Abdi is taking his future into his own hands. With BAA, he knows he will get where he wants to go.

8/05/2020
3 Challenges to Become a Registered Builder and How to Overcome Them

3 Challenges to Become a Registered Builder and How to Overcome Them

While many Australian industries have taken a hit since covid-19, all is not lost for aspiring builders.

As it turns out, most construction sites remained open, and the Victorian government is working on putting supports in place to keep the industry up and running. Student loans and job keeper payments help aspiring builders continue to get the qualifications and experience they need to start working now, and keep working when the economy recovers.

In this blog, we talk about some of the challenges to becoming a registered builder in times of covid-19 and offer some solutions.