Chad’s blog 6 – First steps of the interview process

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Here we go into the sixth part of my recruitment blog and helping you get that dream job! From Part 5 we have seen how you have researched and gathered information to prepare for your interview. You have looked up the company website, made notes, researched the role, made more notes and found out 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

Success story – Taneka Lewis, completion of Certificate IV Business

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Taneka Lewis came to us straight out of year 12 and began her Business Certificate III traineeship with RSM Bird Cameron – a national accounting firm located in Sydney CBD. After flying through her Certificate III Taneka was early completed and continued her studies under the traineeship

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 – What we really want

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When recruiting for an apprenticeship or traineeship role, it’s not necessary for a potential candidate to have practical experience.

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.

Where are they now – Jesse Novotny

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

Trade spotlight – Business trainee, Sarah Felettigh

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It’s always a good sign when a host employer believes in their trainee or apprentice so much that they wish to invest in their future. This trade spotlight shines on the trainee, Sarah Felettigh. Though traineeships span many job types, Sarah’s traineeship represents the classic adminis

Trade spotlight – Aimee Lefevre

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The buzz employers get with the achievements of their young apprentices and trainees is always inspiring. We thought we would share with you an email one of our host employers circulated nationally to their offices.

School based trainee – Alome Simpson

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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.

Skilling Australia

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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.