We Are Hiring! Solid Plastering Trainer Wanted


FCTA – Building Careers is an award winning family owned and run trade school based in Holden Hill. We are seeking a new trainer to join our team of full time trainers. This role will be responsible for training Solid Plastering apprentices, Certificate II in Construction pre-apprenticeship students and short courses.

What makes FCTA – Building Careers different from other trade schools is the amount of flexibility we provide to employers and students. Applicants will need to be able to multi-task and fit with our flexible model of training.

We are looking for a qualified Solid Plasterer, or someone with a minimum of 5 years extensive experience in the trade. Applicants with skills across different trades will be highly regarded. A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is highly desirable, or can be completed within the first 6 months. The ability to pass a police check to work with vulnerable people is mandatory. You will be required to visit apprentices on job sites so a drivers license is required.

The successful candidate will need to have a good sense of humour and be able to work in a team. As you are working with young people between 16 – 24 you will need to be able to relate to this age group. Computer skills are also required with a knowledge of Microsoft Office and Gmail.

Applications can be emailed to info@fcta.com.au. For further information about this role please call Trisch on 8367 5615.

This role will be paid at the award rate specified in the Educational Services (Post-Secondary Education) Award 2010 (MA000075)

Co-founder and CEO Lorraine Baff Retires


After 16 successful years, Lorraine Baff has decided to retire as CEO of FCTA – Building Careers. Lorraine and Jim Baff founded the company in 2001 after years of advocacy work in South Australia. In 2008 Lorraine and Jim won the SA Small Training Organisation of the Year, and in 2009 under Lorraine’s management FCTA – Building Careers were finalists in the awards. Lorraine and Jim Baff 2008 SA Training Awards

FCTA – Building Careers will remain a family owned and run trade school with Trisch Baff becoming CEO and Brittany Baff promoted to Business and Administration Manager. Lorraine can still be reached via email at lorraine@fcta.com.au.