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.

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.

Manufacturing success

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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.

Demystifying traineeships – Part 1

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Just like apprenticeships, traineeships consist of structured on-the-job and off-the-job training, however they differ in that they tend to cover a broader cross-section of industry which can be applied to both blue and white collar industries.

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 – Mechanical engineer, Namatjira Skuthorpe

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This month we are spotlighting Namatjira Skuthorpe who is a 2nd Year Mechanical Engineering apprentice hosted by Breseight Engineering Pty Ltd. Namatjira’s story is a little bit different from our normal apprentice stories. He is a maturely aged apprentice who decided after working as a Manag

Refrigeration mechanic

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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics commission and service refrigeration and air conditioning units for both domestic and commercial industries.

Profile – Scott Hilder

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Some of you may remember Scott Hilder who was a 1300apprentice 3rd year Encouragement Award winner last year.

Cabinet maker – Owen Shannessy

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