Chad’s blog 2 – Resumes & cover letters

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Welcome to part 2 of our special series on how to land your dream apprenticeship or traineeship!  Before we go into that, I’d like to give you an idea of the difference between an apprenticeship and traineeship. With an apprenticeship, the type of study and work you do normally relates t

Chad’s blog 1 – introduction

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Are you in your final year of school and starting to think about getting a job? Any idea of what you want to do? If not, now is the time to start thinking about it. This is the first part of a series on how to land that special job you have wanted for so...

2017 Apprentice of the year winners

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It was a tough choice this year but after much deliberation, the winners are in… 1300apprentice’s CEO Jane Kennedy stated that “this year many of our nominees had achieved outstanding success in the off-the-job training and more than usual had undertaken extra studies to secure t

2016 Apprentice of the year winners

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It was a tough choice this year but after much deliberation, the winners are in… 1300apprentice’s CEO Jane Kennedy stated that “each year we continue to see apprentices and trainees achieve outstanding results and gain incredible skills.  Each year the judging is becoming mo

2015 Apprentice of the year winners

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We are proud to announce our well-deserving winners for this year. We would like to thank all apprentices, trainees, host employers and field officers for their hard work and effort in submitting the nominations and patiently waiting for the results. AND the winners are…   Winner –

Chad’s blog 8 – The final stages

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Welcome to Part 8 of my recruitment blog! In Part 7 we dealt with the finer points of the interview itself and what type of questions you are likely to be asked. So now you have finished the interview and left your prospective employers premises, what do you do now? Do you just sit back...

Chad’s blog 7 – The interview

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Welcome to Part 7 of my recruitment blog! This part will deal with the finer points of the interview itself.  It is an understatement indeed to say that the interview itself is the most important part of the process. It is absolutely critical. However, if you have followed the previous steps w

Chad’s blog 5 – Interview preparation & research

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Welcome to the 5th part of my recruitment blog! This time, we are looking at researching and preparing for the interview. Again this is a simple exercise that a lot of job hunters ignore or don’t consider it important enough to do. However, it is extremely important. It is not advisable to go

Chad’s blog 3 – Applications

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Welcome to Part 3 of our special series on how to get an Apprenticeship or Traineeship. So far you have learnt what you need to do in preparing to apply for jobs and tips on helping you successfully choose the career that best suits you. We have also gone over cover letters and resumes and...

Frequently asked questions

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Do I need previous experience in the specific trade prior to applying?(Eg: office experience prior to applying for a business traineeship) Not necessarily but having some work experience on your resume will definitely help. We understand that this might be your first job so there are other things w

New services from 1300apprentice

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1300apprentice are primarily a Group Training Organisation, that partner with businesses and individuals for the duration of the training term through the group training model

Recruitment update

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Leading into our quieter times of the year for recruiting, our recruitment team is starting to prepare for the 2012 apprentice trainee intake.

Social media policy reminder

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Social Media has been a hot topic over the past 5 years and has grown to become a part of every day life for many.

The importance of a resume

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As a recruiter, I have a large number of applicants who send me resumes that are poorly set out, full of spelling and grammatical errors and employment information that is vague or incomplete.

So you want to be an apprentice?

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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.

2012 NSW training awards

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Nominations for the 2012 NSW Training awards closed 30 March 2012. The NSW Training Awards recognise the achievements of students, trainers and employers in the NSW vocational education and training sector. This year 1300apprentice are proud to announce that we have nominated Namatjira Skuthorpe fo