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25/06/2019
How Much Does a Builder Earn in Australia?

How Much Does a Builder Earn in Australia?

For anyone considering studying building and construction courses in Australia, one of the first questions to answer is how much does a builder earn a day? And it makes sense that you want to know how to become a builder as a builders salary is appealing.

The answer is that it depends on a number of factors like location, experience, job role, and whether you’re employed, work contract, or work for yourself. We’ll explore these in more detail below.

But if you want to know your prospects right now, you can find out how much you can expect to earn as a builder using this builder salary quiz.

25/06/2019
The Tradie’s Survival Guide to Winter

The Tradie’s Survival Guide to Winter

Winter is well and truly here. And no matter where you live in Australia, you’re likely shivering through the days out on the worksite.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, June temperatures in Canberra reach a minimum of just 1ºC on average. And the maximums don’t give us much hope either, with Hobart, Melbourne and Canberra all coming in at under 15ºC. But the good news is that there are ways to mitigate the frosty conditions and keep warm at work.

How do you get through the winter? If you really can’t stand the cold, the secret could be a qualification like a Diploma of Building and Construction to move into a management role. Read more about our top health and wellness tips for winter tradies.

24/06/2019
Meet Lachlan Campbell  – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Meet Lachlan Campbell – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Lachlan Campbell had never considered a career in carpentry, but when he received an award for best Certificate II in Carpentry during secondary school, all that changed.