Industry

Forget 3D printers for now think about wearables

There’s a lot of hype around technologies that will change the future like 3D printing and advanced robotics. Talk of…

21 October, 2015

Industry

Skills, saws and renovations

Gold Coast carpenter Ben Archard used CSQ funding to complete a Certificate III in Carpentry, which helped him to obtain…

19 October, 2015

Industry School Students & Career Seekers

Sunshine Coast students play tradie for a day

High school students were given a unique behind-the-scenes look at the world of construction yesterday when they took part in…

15 October, 2015

Industry

Attention Civil Construction Industry – Proposed changes to the National Training Package

Draft components of the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package are now available for review and feedback on the…

12 October, 2015

Industry Recognising Excellence

Queensland’s best builders honoured at Awards

La Spina Homes, Lendlease Building, and Valeco Homes scooped the major awards at this year’s Master Builders State Housing &…

12 October, 2015

Industry

Putting apprentice numbers in perspective

This week The Conversation added more fuel to a thriving narrative that says there’s a crisis in apprenticeship participation in…

9 October, 2015

Industry School Students & Career Seekers

Second Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding round now open

The second funding round in 2015–16 under the Queensland government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work is now open for applications.    Information sessions are…

9 October, 2015

Industry

REPORT: Changing households driving demand for housing innovation

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland) Research Foundation, proudly presented by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), today released the Third…

8 October, 2015

Industry Tradies & Small Businesses

Are we facing a shortage of Bricklayers in Queensland?

This week the Australian Financial Review reported on a meeting of Sydney builders concerned about the bricklaying sector slowing down…

2 October, 2015

Industry

Capability Workshops improve chances to win government contracts

A workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander enterprises interested in learning how to win State Government contracts will be…

2 October, 2015

Industry

North Queensland Safety Leadership Group Luncheon

The NQ Safety Leadership Group have extended an invitation to attend a Safe Work Month luncheon in Townsville on 30th…

30 September, 2015

Industry

Changes to Industry Skills Fund from 1 September 2015

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, newly appointed Minister for Education and Training, recently wrote to CSQ to advise of changes…

25 September, 2015