Apprenticeship transfers – proceed with caution

Over the years FCTA has helped hundreds of employers sign up new apprentices. One of the ways we have recommended signing up an apprentice has been via an apprenticeship transfer. The idea behind this seems like a low-risk recommendation, but this year we have seen an...

Pre-Apprenticeship Course Starting 10th September 2019

FCTA – Building Careers is running a Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112) Pre-Apprenticeship Course starting 10th September. The course runs for 10 weeks, Tuesday – Friday commencing 10/09/2019 – 15/11/2019. The SA Government is funding eligible...
New Apprentice Pay Rates July 2019 Guide

New Apprentice Pay Rates July 2019 Guide

Employers and apprentices frequently ask us about their pay rates. How much you get paid is a hot topic at trade school! To help out, we have utilised the FairWork Ombudsman’s Pay Rate Tool. This is a free resource and I encourage anyone referring to this page...

Are school-leavers really not interested in trades?

Originally published: news.com.au AFTER receiving their high school results over the past fortnight, graduates across Australia will be thinking long and hard about their options. But while they’re going through their course options and preparing job applications,...