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19/01/2018
What to Expect from a Carpentry Apprenticeship

What to Expect from a Carpentry Apprenticeship

To become a qualified carpenter, you need to start somewhere. For many tradies, this means undertaking a carpentry apprenticeship.

On paper, being a carpenter apprentice seems pretty straightforward. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. So what is a carpentry apprenticeship exactly? What does it involve? And what kind of work can you expect to do?

18/01/2018
​​Meet Janelle: Certificate IV graduate with Builders Academy

​​Meet Janelle: Certificate IV graduate with Builders Academy

“My name is Janelle Spall, I’m 50, and I’m a customer relationship coordinator for Simonds Homes.” We had a chat to Janelle Spall, a recent graduate of the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) with Builders Academy Australia. Janelle has made the change from a career in airlines to a career in building

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12/01/2018
How Much Does a Qualified Carpenter Earn?

How Much Does a Qualified Carpenter Earn?

Interested in working in the construction industry? Becoming a qualified carpenter is a financially smart move, with many opportunities to build a rewarding career in Australia.

The earning potential for qualified carpenters is strong. In Victoria alone, over 40,000 homes are built each year. This means tradies with the right qualifications and experience will always be high demand.