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Apprentices and Mental Health

Decisions about what to do when leaving school can be stressful, but it’s important to make sure we think about which path will be the best fit for us, and…

The True Cost of Recruitment

The True Cost of Recruitment When hiring an apprentice you are investing in your business, and you want to make sure you recruit the right person to avoid costly ‘bad…

Higher Education vs. VET Apprenticeship Pathways

Why are schools focusing on higher education, over the promotion of pathways to a career in apprenticeships and trades system? Are they really giving you all the information you need…

The Decline in the Uptake of Apprentices from Business

Could hiring an apprentice be the right choice for your business? In recent years there has been a steady decline in apprenticeship numbers, both in the uptake and completion of…

Safety In The Workplace

Nothing is more important than having a safe workplace. Whether you work on a construction site, or in a big office building, there are always hazards. As a business owner,…

Why do I need to attend college during my apprenticeship?

Whilst undertaking your apprenticeship, there are a lot of things to focus on. To begin with, you’re suddenly spending most of your time working, which can be – trust us,…

What An Apprentice Really Costs

By Stephen Craven  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (Smart Employment Solutions) —- Disclaimer:  at the time of publication these rates were accurate. Now they must only be used as a comparison…

Females in Non-Traditional Roles

By Stephen Craven  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (Smart Employment Solutions) No-one would have witnessed a female in a male dominated industry back in our grandfathers’ day. Women were at home…

Trades: A Worthwhile Career

There is a widely held belief that getting a university education is an absolute must for school graduates. Esteemed professions such as medicine, law, accountancy and engineering all hold a…

Upcoming SESAT Awards Night

SESAT are very proud to announce our upcoming awards night, to be hosted on 21st February at the Nerang RSL. This event marks the return of our annual awards night,…
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