Category Archives: Apprentices and Trainees

Apprentice sparky short circuits the statistics

Apprentice sparky short circuits the statistics

MEGT apprentice Alecia Allaway is one of a growing number of women challenging the statistics by entering the traditionally male-dominated electricity industry.

From bricklayer to lifesaver

From bricklayer to lifesaver

When MEGT apprentice Kyuss Smith last sat down to watch an episode of NCIS, he probably didn’t imagine it would one day save a life. But when the second-year apprentice bricklayer spotted a colleague collapse at work last week, that’s exactly what happened.

Building a successful career at Frasers Property Australia

Building a successful career at Frasers Property Australia

Frasers Property Australia, one of Australia’s leading diversified property groups, is all for helping their apprentices build successful careers.

Maddie goes back to where it all began

Maddie goes back to where it all began

Like many others her age, MEGT apprentice Madeline Doukas began her working life while she was still at school.  In 2015, she started working part-time in her local Bojangles Pizza

Double the win for Tim

Double the win for Tim

Congratulations to MEGT apprentice Tim Stanway, winner of the Holmesglen Best 3rd-Year Electrical Apprentice award! This is a huge feat for Tim who also won the Best 2nd-Year Electrical Apprentice award in 2016.

Commemorating Anzac Day – 25 April 2017

Commemorating Anzac Day – 25 April 2017

On 25 April every year, Australians commemorate Anzac Day – the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.

Changes to plumbing and electrical qualifications in TAS

Changes to plumbing and electrical qualifications in TAS

The Tasmanian Traineeships and Apprenticeships Committee now include plumbing and electrical qualifications under Competency-based Completion Guidelines.

NSW – Bert Evans Apprenticeships Scholarships

NSW – Bert Evans Apprenticeships Scholarships

Nominations are now open for the NSW Government’s Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships program. The program offers up to 50 scholarships annually to eligible apprentices, including 10 NSW Country Apprentice Scholarships. Scholarship applications

Time to decide where to do work experience?
We’re here to help.

Time to decide where to do work experience?
We’re here to help.

A work experience placement is an excellent way to test drive a career and explore your options while you’re still at school. Work experience can help you decide what you

End of term is approaching! Tips to get the most out of term break.

End of term is approaching! Tips to get the most out of term break.

With the end of term approaching, it can be easy for students to start dreaming about lazy days and Netflix binges and to forget all about their holiday homework or