1300apprentice, Owen Shannessy has recently completed his apprenticeship and is now continuing his career with Becker Joinery as a tradesman and supervisor. read more

This month we are trade spotlighting Aloma Simpson from Narrandera High School who is a school-based trainee and part of ANZ’s Indigenous School-Based Traineeship Program. read more

So maybe you think that traineeships don't apply to you. Well think again. A traineeship is an option available to most industries. read more

Job criteria

08 Mar 2010

You should always read a job ad carefully and make sure you fit the requirements set out by the Employer. Too many candidates these days will just apply for any job, no matter what the location or type of job advertised. read more

School-based trainees attend school four days a week and attend the workplace one day a week (or more often during school holidays). read more

This month our spotlight is centred on Todd Philp, a 3rd year sheetmetal apprentice hosted with HRC Alliance Pty Ltd. read more

PPE checklist

07 Jan 2010

I know we all groan about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) but we all need to be reminded that PPE is there to protect you from harm in the workplace. read more

This month we are spotlighting shopfitting and our first year apprentice (soon to roll into his 2nd year), Luke Simmons who is hosted by Intermain Commercial Interior & Joinery. read more

The apprenticeship and traineeship system plays a crucial role in building Australia's skills base. Better skilled workers have better job prospects which makes the economy more productive. read more

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration mechanics work on a variety of tasks including cutting, bending and threading pipe, attaching piping to systems, filling with gas or fluids and testing for leaks. read more

Slip, slop, slap

07 Nov 2009

The bad news: Every year more than 10,000 Australians are treated for melanoma and 1250 of these people die. Outdoor workers have a higher chance of being one of these statistics. read more

At 1300apprentice we take all the hassle and risk out of employing an apprentice or trainee because we employ them on your behalf. It’s risk-free and leaves you to continue growing your business. read more

At 1300apprentice we are constantly bombarded with applications for electrical, carpentry or plumbing apprenticeships. read more

This award acknowledges students for their high quality of work, their workplace contribution or their improvement and application to their studies. read more

How do you make a good impression and feel confident in an interview? Below are some tips to help you prepare for that important interview. read more