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Employers are hiring apprentices over more experienced staff, Why?

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We all know the amazing benefits to the trainee of undertaking…
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Is An Apprenticeship A Good Idea For My Child?

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Has your child identified the subjects to study? Earned a place…
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Are you focused on improving safety for your young workers?

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Every year more than 4,400 workers aged between 15 and 24 years…
staying safe at work

Workplace Safety - Why is it Important to your business?

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Workplace safety involves the well-being of employers and employees…
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How To Set Career Goals 2019

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New Year's Resolutions often don't have a very high success rate…
Heat Stress Safety

Safety First: Heat Stress

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Heat Stress in QLD is a real issue especially at this time of…
Safety Concerns

Safety First: Concerns with Stone Benchtops

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This is an urgent safety warning for anyone within the stone…
Apprenticeships

Building Futures Program - Sold for the first time in a century

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Apprenticeships Queensland (AQ) is a not-for-profit (non-Government)…

Braking The Cycle

This program provides young people with support to obtain their driving licence. Program details: ‘Breaking the Cycle’ is a partnership between the Group Training Association of Queensland Northern Territory, Police Citizens Youth Club and professional driving organisations.   The program has been supported and funded through by the Department of Education Training and Employment. Program ...

Building Futures Program

Apprenticeships Queensland and TAFE South West have gone to great lengths to ensure that a group of young job seekers gets the best on-site experience possible. In the coming weeks, the 15 school-based apprentices – as well as 20 Certificate 1 Construction students – will embark on the comprehensive renovation of a three-bedroom timber house ...

2017 Awards

School Based Apprentice or Trainee of The Year Encouragement Sponsor: Trade Tools Achievement Sponsor: Tafe South West Finalists Tiarna Bray (Bendigo Bank) Lachlan O’Brien (AQ – Building Futures Program) Callum Brown (AQ – Building Futures Program) Connor Parsons (AQ – Building Futures Program) Lachlan Graham (AQ – Building Futures Program) Liam Courtney (AQ – Building ...