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Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Here’s A Good Study Op You’ll Actually Enjoy Doing I liked school. I might not have liked every book I read or everybody in my year group – and I definitely didn’t like every teacher, or every minute spent in their classrooms – but I did like the saf...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Fee-Free Apprenticeships Mean It’s Easier For You To Start Making Bank Let’s face it–money may not be everything, but it sure as hell dictates a lot in life. From funding our Netflix binge sessions to letting us move out of home for the first time, there’s heaps of fun and...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Why We Really Need To Stop The Hate On Tradies Making fun of tradies is pretty deeply engrained in the Australian culture. The daggy shorts, speed dealer sunnies, run-down ute, butt crack on full display…it’s not exactly the picture of success we see par...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Why Should I Study An Apprenticeship Or Traineeship? We’ve explained what apprenticeships and traineeships are, where you can study them, and how to go about landing one, but what about the reasons for pursuing this pathway? Whether it’s for the job satisfactio...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
So, What Exactly is an Apprenticeship or Traineeship? An Australian Apprenticeship–covering both apprenticeships and traineeships–are an important pathway into the job market for school leavers and mature-aged workers alike. In 2016, there were 264,900 workers i...
Vocational (VET)
Why Aren’t We Talking About VET In Schools? We need to talk about vocational education–or rather, we need our schools to start talking about it. We asked you guys recently your thoughts on VET and TAFE courses, and while there was plenty of support, there we...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
The 5 Most Asked Questions About Apprenticeships & Traineeships Apprenticeships and traineeships are an awesome option for a whole range of industries. But it seems that there are still a lot of unanswered questions surrounding working and study as an apprentice or trainee. Let&rsquo...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
How To Set Yourself Up For A Trade While You’re Still In School There are plenty of reasons that the tradie life is the good life. The most obvious one is that you get paid while you learn (unlike uni, where you pay to learn). Then there’s the fact that there’s a national...
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Ladies Can Be Tradies Too The stereotypical tradie is a big, tough bloke with a beer-gut and rough hands. And while stereotypes aren’t always accurate, it’s true that tradies are nearly always blokes. In fact, there are only 5500 wome...