Kimberley Boy Shines Down SouthThe success of the Skill Hire Aboriginal School Based Traineeship continued with Derek Rivers completing his Certificate II in Automotive. Derek, from Halls Creek, has been attending North Albany Senior High School for the last three years and has achieved his pre-apprenticeship qualification setting himself up for an apprenticeship as a Heavy Diesel Mechanic.
Vocational Preparation Training in Remote CommunitiesOn the 8 June 2011, Skill Hire hosted the Minister for Training and Workforce Development, the Hon Peter Collier MLC, at the new Skill Hire Office in Kewdale. This is Skill HireÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 15th office in Western Australia marking the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s continued growth as a leader in training and employment services
Skill Hire Supplies Apprentices to CIVMEC and JWH Group
The Group Training division of Skill Hire has recently commenced with two large employers in the construction and metal fabrication industries to supply apprentices to both businesses.
Skill Hire has moved to new premises!
Skill Hire WA has expanded its metropolitan offices and has recently opened a new training facility in Kewdale. The move allows Skill Hire to expand its delivery of training and has also allowed the Group Training division to expand its operation.
Liveworks LaunchOn the 8 June 2011, Skill Hire hosted the Minister for Training and Workforce Development, the Hon Peter Collier MLC, at the new Skill Hire Office in Kewdale. This is Skill HireÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 15th office in Western Australia marking the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s continued growth as a leader in training and employment services
Minister for Training Visits New Kewdale OfficeOn the 8 June 2011, Skill Hire hosted the Minister for Training and Workforce Development, the Hon Peter Collier MLC, at the new Skill Hire Office in Kewdale. This is Skill HireÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 15th office in Western Australia marking the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s continued growth as a leader in training and employment services
Department of Housing and Works Graduation
Skill Hire WA apprentices were amongst a number of apprentices who graduated from the Department of Housing and Works program on Friday 13th May 2011. The apprentices were presented with a certificate from the Minister for Finance, Commerce and Small Business, Hon. Simon O’Brien MLC.
Young bricklayer wins rising star award
At just 23-years-old, Ardross bricklayer Kyle Goff has had a busy time building his own business – and now he’s won a major building industry award.
Jobs in focus at new Broome office
Training and employment services in the Kimberley will be boosted with the establishment of a new office in Broome for expanding Western Australian company, Skill Hire.
Program boosts jobs opportunities for Indigenous Australians
Fifteen Indigenous job seekers are now reaping the benefits of a four-week training program to boost their skills and help equip them for the workforce.
MBA Apprentice Awards - what a night!The 2010 Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Awards was held at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle on Friday 22 October. This annual event was once again considered a great success and not surprisingly as one of the largest employers of apprentices and trainees in WA, Skill Hire was well represented on the night.
Skill Hire boost for Indigenous employees
One of Western Australia’s leading
apprentice training organisations has boosted its commitment to training and
employing Indigenous people by joining the Australian Employment Covenant
Skill Hire has committed to employing another 95 Ind
Another Indigenous Success for Skill HireThe Hon Bill Marmion, the Minister for Housing and Works, today presented Aboriginal apprentice, Dean Wynne, with his trade certificate following his successful painting and decorating apprenticeship with Skill Hire.
Skill Hire is proud of our success with Indigenous trainees and apprentices. Since 1998 we have employed 404 Indigenous trainees and apprentices through our Group Training division.
Indigenous Remote Service Delivery Traineeships
The traineeships have been developed in recognition of the significant barriers to employment and training in remote Indigenous communities.
Employer Broker Panel Member
Skill Hire has become a member of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations’ Employer Broker Panel.
Living Proof of a New Life
Article Published in Sunday Times - 8th August 2010
Download readable version of article: 100808 Sunday Times.pdf
Biggest employer of bricklaying apprentices in Oz
Warm Someone's Heart with a Rug
Skill Hire is collecting blankets and rugs for people without blankets or beds in the Kalgoorlie-Boulder area.
Apprentices Excel in World Skills Competition
9 Skill Hire apprentices competed in the bi-annual “World Skills” state competition. The result was 2 x 1st place winners, 1 x 2nd place and a gold medal in the team event. We congratulate all of the apprentices for their selection in this prestigious competition.
Course Builds Confidence
Skill Hire registered with Indigenous Jobs Australia
Skill Hire has established an account with Indigenous Jobs Australia which was developed by the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce (Indigenous Chamber) and Fairfax Media and is powered by MyCareer.
Trade Skills Assessments
Many trades people who have been working within the industry for many years, have gained their knowledge through on-the-job experience and non-formal training.
Register for work in Broome
To mark the opening of the newest addition in Skill Hire’s extensive branch network Karla and Leah McKenzie will be holding a registration week in Broome from the 26th to the 30th of July.
Skill Hire becomes a preferred supplier to Water Corporation
Skill Hire has been appointed to the Panel of Preferred Suppliers for Provision of Agency Services to the Water Corporation. All Skill Hire branches across Western Australia are now able to service the casual and temporary staffing requirements of the Water Corporation.