Our Industry Engagement officer Tenille Reilly visited TAFE SA Tonsley campus to meet our South Australian Ambassador, Jacob Pedler, in action with his fellow 2nd Year apprentices. Jacob is one of six Brick and Block Careers Ambassadors across the country. His vision is to set up his own business and employ his own apprentices in […]
ABBTF welcomes Neal Ripper as our new Community & School Liaison Officer in Victoria and Tasmania. Neal brings his significant experience in Youth Work and Special Needs Education to his new role as Community and School Liaison Officer (Vic -Tas). He has a particular passion for engaging and assisting young people to achieve positive outcomes […]
Congratulations to Tim Davies for taking out the “FCTA Bricklaying Apprentice of the Year 2021” in South Australia. The award was presented to Tim by his bricklaying trainer Tony Sapio (pictured on the right), ABBTF CEO – Michael Morrissey (pictured on the left) and FCTA CEO – Trisch Baff. Tim completed his bricklaying apprenticeship in […]
In the past, construction has always been a male-dominated industry, but this is changing. Greater diversity makes our workplaces stronger. Meet Taylah Chilby, (17-year-old) from the Illawarra region who has recently been signed up as a 1st year Bricklaying Apprentice. She is currently working with Kristian Moore from Alpine Brick Company. Kristian currently has a […]
School-Based Apprenticeships – Earn while Studying!
Still at school and thinking about your options? Get hands-on experience and exposed to much more than just trade skills. The work-like environment also helps develop future-ready skills such as collaboration, problem-solving and people management. Meet Declan Gladigau and Cody Krollig from SA. They are currently attending Unity College and Murray Bridge State High school and are on the […]