New partnership boosts training opportunities for Gold Coast construction industry

Grocon, CSQ and the Minister for the Commonwealth Games Stirling Hinchliffe have today launched an innovative program which will deliver…

1 April, 2016

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Trade School fast tracks plumbing career

James Fallon went to trade school to fast track his plumbing career, and says it was the best decision he…

15 March, 2016


Cairns industry workshop provides glimpse into the future of the construction industry

CSQ and the CSIRO hosted a symposium in Cairns yesterday to discuss the long term impact of technological changes in…

11 March, 2016


Premier awards ambassadorship to mark World Plumbing Day

This morning Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP awarded the state’s first Ambassadorship for Women in Plumbing to trailblazing Brisbane tradie Rebecca…

11 March, 2016


Major project work in Queensland poised to turn the corner

A new report released by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) and the Queensland Major Contractors Association (QMCA) shows that major project…

9 March, 2016


Queensland female tradies breaking new ground on IWD

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, Construction Skills Queensland is taking the opportunity to highlight the significant progress…

8 March, 2016


GFC triggers business expansion

Brisbane business Applied and Decorative Painting won the CSQ Award for Employer Commitment to Training (up to $20m turnover). We…

2 March, 2016


Industry partnerships key for Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre

Industry partnerships are the key to success at the Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre, according to Manager Tracie Warry.…

1 March, 2016

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Celebrating Women in Trades Day

An innovative ‘Celebrating Women in Trades Day’ aimed at increasing female apprenticeship participation will be launched in Brisbane on International…

29 February, 2016


Orbus3 pioneering new era in construction training

After just two years in operation Caboolture based training organisation Orbus3 is breaking new ground with training software tailored for…

26 February, 2016

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Growing apprentice demand in Queenslands construction industry

The demand for apprentices in Queensland’s construction industry has increased by more than 54% over the last decade according to…

25 February, 2016


CSQ’s CEO talks about strengthening the sector

Brett Schimming spoke to CEO Magazine about strengthening the building and construction sector and supporting employers, workers, apprentices, and job…

11 February, 2016