This month we are looking at the Certificate III Business traineeship, how flexible this traineeship is and the value it offers to both employers and trainees. read more

This month, 1300apprentice would like to introduce Jesse Novotny as a 2nd year Parks and Gardens apprentice through Eden Gardens. read more

For someone just out of school, making a career decision is hard these days. Knowing what you want to do for the rest of your life is daunting but hopefully this blog will make it easier for you. read more

Nominations for the 2012 NSW Training awards closed 30 March 2012. The NSW Training Awards recognise the... read more

1300apprentice has recently released our policy for the usage of Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) in the workplace as part of our ongoing dedication to workplace health and safety. read more

Meet Meagan Thorpe, our Apprentice and Trainee Officer for the Illawarra and the Southern Highlands. read more

The rebate of up to $500.00 is great news for many of our host employers to help with the purchase and installation of safety improvements across their workplace. read more

We wanted to update you on Namatjira’s progress as we believe that Namatjira’s story is a great example of where apprenticeships can take you. read more

As a not-for-profit business we wanted to take advantage of other mediums that we hadn’t thought about previously which could drive further awareness about our business and its benefits to our customers. read more

Despite the negativity around the future of Australian manufacturing at present, there are still businesses and young people coming through the apprenticeship program that are looking to keep Australian manufacturing alive. read more

WH&S - fatigue

20 Feb 2012

Something I read recently really brought home to me how important it is to manage fatigue of employees in the workplace. read more

A Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic commissions and services refrigeration and air conditioning units for both domestic and commercial industries. read more

An employee suffered a serious laceration injury whilst using a five inch angle grinder to grind the hand rail that was previously welded. read more

He was tapping the bearings with a hammer and some steel came off striking him in the eye, the steel lodged in his eye and protruded out requiring surgery to remove the steel and close the wound on the eye ball. read more