WorkSafe would like to ensure that you are aware of the risks of working with engineered stone benchtops, used primarily in bathrooms and kitchens.
As free trades training starts, being an apprentice and training in trades have become so much more attractive.
Eric Wiig Ltd has been in business for 50 years and managed by three generations of the Wiig family. Through the company’s history, they have been involved with training apprentices. They believe in the value it creates for their company.
Exterior Plasterer Simona Ghidoni say “I find it is some of the small things about the work that keeps you satisfied, like when people stop to talk to you on site, and happy owners thank you for your work."
A micro-credential is a carefully chosen group of industry-specific skills packaged into a programme of 40 credits or less. These small learning packages are designed for people like Pranil Prasade who specialise in an important but niche job.
For Brian Fullick owner of Nebulite Wellington Ltd, an opportunity arose in 2007 to take on a business in a progressive industry that was too good to turn down.
Mark Scammell of Scammell Painting & Decorating Ltd, is a strong advocate for apprenticeship training. He has amassed a little over 30 years’ experience in the industry and has a long record of training apprentices.
Continuously looking to the future, Beulah Concrete has recently diversified into the civil sector with kerbing and effluent drainage. A precast wing will also be starting up soon.
Charmaine Farquhar says throughout her time in the office at Viridian she discovered a passion for glass and everything to do with glass.
Robin Dalton trained as a monumental mason in the UK before starting to travel the world as a young man.