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Stop trading time for money

Money Mindset

Why you need to be thinking differently about your job For the business savvy, the serial entrepreneurs; and everyone who works the 9 to 5 - it’s time to stop viewing work as trading time for money. Long gone are the days where work is just a job and a... read more →
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Infrastrucutre investment creates more construction jobs

Positive sentiment for construction jobs in 2019

Australia’s booming civil infrastructure sector is expected to create plenty of building and construction jobs in the first half of 2019, according to Hays Recruitment company. The Federal Government has promised $75 billion for transport infrastructure, as one of the major drivers behind the industries demand. Notwithstanding, the nation’s growing... read more →
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FTA graduate gets into construction industry with apprenticeship

Meet Kara: Tiling Apprentice taking the construction industry by storm

Say hello to Kara! Kara is a Tiling apprentice who has successfully completed her AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction with Foundation Training Australia. Kara started her course with aspirations to make it into the Construction industry (go, girl!). Her goal was simple, to gain practical experience in core skills... read more →
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Apprentice wage subsidy for employers

Apprentice wage subsidy for employers

The minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, Michael Cash, has announced support for rural and regional businesses with an Apprentice wage subsidy trial starting 1 January 2019. What is the Australian Apprentice Wage subsidy? By offering financial support to employers, the Australian Apprentice Wage subsidy aims... read more →
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FashionAble 2018, a celebration of people

Foundation Training Australia supports Australian charity event, FashionAble On Saturday 27th October 2018, Muticap’s annual event FashionAble kicked off with flare.  A fashion parade with a difference, FashionAble gives people with disability a once in a lifetime opportunity.  Models paraded the runway wearing some of Australia’s leading designers, newest ready... read more →
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Why construction training matters

Why construction training matters

If you were given the choice between two different plant operators—one was qualified, the other not—which one would you choose? But, what if there was no “up-front” cost for the untrained construction operator? You still wouldn’t do it? Yet, many business owners do not recognise the importance of employee training. Most... read more →
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Guide to effective stufy

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