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Become the ‘Meister’ of Your Own Destiny!

Dual training is not a new concept. If you are the type of person who prefers to learn things by doing them, Germany has a fine-tuned vocational education and training…

Geared Up For The New Year – what’s new for apprentices and trainees

Firstly Happy 2019! Trainees and apprentices are known for being keen to learn, wanting to translate their academic knowledge into practical application, and ultimately their goal is to complete their…

Don’t Regret Your Company Christmas Party

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays to both employers and apprentices – This the season to be jolly and end the year with a company celebration. It must be remembered that this year end…

The Past is not the Future

Upskilling does not need a degree In the past few decades, it has become apparent that the number of school leavers has been encouraged to pursue a tertiary education rather…

How did the term ‘Chippy’ come about in the carpentry trade?

Brickies, sparkies, chippies. What’s in a name?  With wood as one mankind’s ancient building materials, carpenters have passed their skills down through generations and generations over the past 7000 years.…

How businesses employing apprentices are helping the nation avoid a skills shortage

Over the past decade, Australia has faced an ever-increasing shortage of skills across many industries and sectors. For 2017-18 the Australian Government Labour Market Analysis reported that over 95% of…

Set Yourself up to Earn Big Money with an Apprenticeship

What Benefits can an Apprenticeship Bring? Apprenticeships offer a great opportunity to combine study and on the job training with the ability to earn an income. The possibility of growing…

Understanding your Apprentice’s Learning Style

Why is it Important to Understand your Apprentices Learning Style? If you think there is only one way to learn, think again. There are eight main learning styles, grouping together…

Looking after Apprentices’ Mental Health

All employers and host organisations want to get the best out of their apprentices and trainees, and in order to work to the best of their abilities an apprentice needs…

Social Media and Your Future Job Prospects

It’s said a picture can say a thousand words, and in terms of our social media profiles we should consider the picture we are portraying to the world, and in…
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