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13/02/2022
Carpenter or electrician — which career path is better for me?

Carpenter or electrician — which career path is better for me?

Ah, the old carpenter or electrician conundrum.
If you’re thinking of becoming a tradie, you might be wondering whether you should be a chippy or a sparky.
The truth is, they’re both great jobs. It just depends what type of work you prefer doing and what you want to do with your career further down the track.
So read on to learn about the differences between the carpenter vs electrician.

15/12/2021
Carpenter or builder? Which career path to choose

Carpenter or builder? Which career path to choose

Whether you want to be a carpenter or a builder, you’ll have a rewarding career ahead of you. With the construction industry still booming in Australia, you’ll have great job opportunities well into the future. But how do you know whether you should pursue carpentry or become a builder? Let’s tease out the differences and the benefits of each.

8/12/2021
What’s it like to be a BAA carpentry apprentice?

What’s it like to be a BAA carpentry apprentice?

Covid may have slowed us down, but the construction boom is far from over.
With plenty of new residential developments and the Victorian government spending big on infrastructure and affordable housing, there’s never been a better time to become a chippy.
Here we show you how a carpentry apprenticeship can lead you to a rewarding career as a chippy.