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12/05/2022
Serious Business: Getting a Licence to Build (or Be a Plumber)

Serious Business: Getting a Licence to Build (or Be a Plumber)

Getting licensed in your home state: what if I decide to relocate? When it comes to working as a tradesman, one of the most important pieces of paper you’ll ever hold is your licence. In many cases, it is literally your licence to work, and it means you’ve done the necessary work and training to

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28/04/2022
Meet Robert: Domestic Builder Registration Mentor

Meet Robert: Domestic Builder Registration Mentor

“They can sit down with me and we will go through the application together. I’ll give them feedback and some tips on the assessment process, and coach them through it.” As our builder registration mentor, it’s Robert Schaasberg’s job to help students nail their VBA builder registration applications. We caught up with him to chat

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26/04/2022
Ask Bob: How to Finance Your Tools

Ask Bob: How to Finance Your Tools

Every month, Bob takes a minute or two to sort out an issue a tradie is facing and set them straight when it comes to life on a building site. This month, Adam has a question about getting himself the tools of the trade. Hi Bob, I’m 17 and I’ve just started my apprenticeship. Work

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