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...
Have your say about changes to how Bricklayers are trained

Have your say about changes to how Bricklayers are trained

Apprentice bricklayers complete a Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying. This qualification comes from a training package that lists exactly what trade schools must train apprentices in. If you feel that changes should be made, here’s your opportunity! Some...