Industry School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses Registered Training Organisations Recognising Excellence

$37.6M training package for new face of construction

Earthmoving plant operators, paving and surfacing workers, and civil labourers are going to be in hot demand over the next…

2 September, 2019

School Students & Career Seekers Recognising Excellence

Apprenticeship adds up to winning formula

[course_search] Math graduate-turned-carpenter, Ellie Farrington, has been named top apprentice of the year for the Darling Downs South West region…

30 July, 2019

School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses Recognising Excellence

Training delivers growing rewards

Markus Mueller has come a long way since walking into a training pop-up store at a Cairns shopping centre just…

25 July, 2019

School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses Recognising Excellence

Pockets of progress for women in construction

While there has not been much change in the number of women working in construction trades in recent years, there…

1 July, 2019

School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses

Dump truck driver to business owner: Bec’s story

Rebecca Dennien is passionate about encouraging girls and women into the building and construction industry and has personally experienced some…

24 April, 2019

School Students & Career Seekers Recognising Excellence

Gladstone technician ready to pack his bags

Gladstone maintenance technician Nathan Dunnett will be jetting overseas soon after receiving one of four Queensland Overseas Foundation (QOF) Awards.…

4 April, 2019

Industry School Students & Career Seekers

More work needed to attract women to construction jobs

The Australian construction industry is still waiting to join other industries celebrating increasing gender equality this week. Building and construction…

8 March, 2019

School Students & Career Seekers

Work experience student fast tracks into construction

It’s amazing how much can change in a week. For Year 12 Cairns student, Nick Doherty-Fisher, a week of work…

21 November, 2018

School Students & Career Seekers

Work experience paves the way for engineering path

Rochedale high school student Gabrielle Rochet road-tested the world of Civil Construction during her last school holidays to see if…

21 November, 2018

School Students & Career Seekers

Many young tradies outperforming uni grads

As Grade 12 students celebrate their first week as ‘school leavers’ and wait for their exam results, the 2018 CSQ Apprentice…

20 November, 2018

School Students & Career Seekers

Six tips for securing a construction apprenticeship

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) has six top tips to provide some assistance to career seekers to find a rewarding start…

12 November, 2018

Industry School Students & Career Seekers Tradies & Small Businesses Registered Training Organisations

Kicking career goals at NQ Stadium

Six aspiring entrants to the building and construction industry have secured employment just months after starting a pre-employment program at…

7 November, 2018