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Apr 27, 2021
Hastings Deering launches fresh apprentice intake

Hastings Deering launches fresh apprentice intake

Mining and construction support company Hastings Deering will open applications for its 2022 apprenticeship intake on Monday (May 3), offering 40 new positions. There are five trades on offer across nine Hastings Deering workshops including Mackay, Rockhampton, Townsville, Cairns, Mount Isa, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Darwin and Alice Springs. They include engine reconditioner, auto electrician, boilerm...

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Oct 07, 2020
Small business looks past budget for further relief

Small business looks past budget for further relief

The Council of Small Business Organisation Australia (COSBOA) has welcomed the 2020 Federal Budget saying it offered economic recovery measures that would give small business owners a reason to feel more confident about the future.  But there were qualifications including the lack of rent assistance for small business. It was the budget we needed to… ...

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Oct 06, 2020
Support extended for firms taking on apprentices

Support extended for firms taking on apprentices

The Federal Government is forking out an extra $1.2 billion to support Australian businesses to employ 100,000 new apprentices and trainees as part of its COVID-19 economic recovery plan. From this week, businesses who take on a new Australian apprentice will be eligible for a 50 per cent wage subsidy, regardless of geographic location, occupation,… ...

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Aug 20, 2020
Energy companies seek next generation of talent

Energy companies seek next generation of talent

Applications open on Friday for more than 80 apprenticeships Queensland-wide with energy distributors Ergon and Energex in 2021. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said 86 apprentices would be employed across 41 depots from Far North Queensland to the Gold Coast and west to Mount Isa and Longreach. Some of the apprentice positions available include electrotechnology… ...

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Jul 30, 2020
Training opportunities with Anglo American

Training opportunities with Anglo American

Anglo American’s Metallurgical Coal business is continuing to invest in the next generation of miners across its Central Queensland mines, with multiple entry-level opportunities available. “We’re committed to supporting skills development across the Central Queensland regions where we operate, and are currently looking for six new apprentices to start work in 2021 at our Dawson… ...

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Jul 27, 2020
Plea to overhaul welder training package

Plea to overhaul welder training package

Weld Australia is calling on the Federal Government to undertake an in-depth review of the TAFE welding curriculum. The industry body says the recently released Manufacturing and Engineering training package (MEM 2.0) is not only inadequate for the needs of industry, but imposes significant restrictions and burdens on apprentices, employers, and TAFEs. “The latest version… ...

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Jul 22, 2020
All Trades Qld enters administration

All Trades Qld enters administration

Major apprentice and trainee employer All Trades Queensland has gone into administration. The Brisbane-based company has appointed John Park and Joanne Dunn from FTI Consulting as voluntary administrators, effective immediately. FTI Consulting said the director of ATQ has advised that the appointment was made after full consideration of the company’s obligations and its duties to… ...

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Jul 20, 2020
Sweet start for a trades career

Sweet start for a trades career

Australia’s largest sugar manufacturer is recruiting apprentices to start work early in 2021. Wilmar Sugar has 27 positions up for grabs across its eight Queensland sugar mills, including opportunities in the electrical, fabrication, diesel fitting, and fitting and turning trades. Training superintendent Daniel Shipard said apprentices could kick-start their career in a challenging, high-tech indu...

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Jul 17, 2020
Port opens applications for 2021 apprenticeships

Port opens applications for 2021 apprenticeships

Gladstone Ports Corporation has opened applications for its 2021 apprentice program. The program offers a variety of disciplines, including electrical, diesel fitting, plumbing, mechanical and horticulture to a diverse range of students. “We are committed to providing outstanding employment outcomes for our apprentices and trainees through our competitive working arrangements, which deliver benefi...

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