Construction Training Fund information session

Exciting new training opportunities for our RTO in 2018!

Long term stakeholder of Skill Hire, Construction Training Fund (CTF) have introduced a new training opportunity for 200 year 11 students in Western Australia, that are interested in a future construction career. CTF are working with six Registered Training organisations (RTO’S) throughout Perth to deliver a scholarship program. Skill Hire RTO have been lucky to be one of the six RTO’s chosen to endorse the scholarship program for year 11 students.

Skill Hire will deliver the qualification 52824WA Certificate II in Building and construction (Pathway-Trades), in two trade areas carpentry & joinery and bricklaying/blocklaying which students can complete as part of their WACE throughout years 11 and 12. The other RTO’s will deliver alternative pathways such as business pathway’s and plumbing.

The scholarship is a new training pathway for students, that comes at no cost to the successful scholar or the school. Interested students had to apply through their Vet Coordinators, expressing their interest in the particular trade area.

Applicants have then being shortlisted by the RTO in which they were referred to, interviews conducted and if successful have recently attended information sessions.

Skill Hire will deliver the program to scholars in three locations commencing Friday 9 February at:

  • Forrestfield
  • Balcatta
  • Eaton

The scholarship program is designed to train an elite group of like minded students with a real interest in their chosen pathway, which will then lead into a future career pathway, providing employers with trainees and apprentices that will be first choice following successful completion of a scholarship program. Scholars will be delivered a program that over two years, not only consists of accredited training but will also give students access to alternative practical projects, work experience, regular mentoring, career advice and meetings with employers, along with being provided with all safety clothing and a branded uniform.
This program provides scholars with the skills and experience required to forge a future career in the industry whilst obtaining the support of industry throughout their training program.

We are excited and proud to have been chosen as one of the first RTO’s to deliver such an elite program.

  • Special thanks to Mathew Pritchard in assisting with our Pastry Chef vacancy. Very responsive to our needs urgently. We got the shortlist candidates promptly, interviews were organised swiftly by and we got our new Pastry Chef on board in a matter of days! Special thanks to Ben Willis as well in your flexibility and assistance. We greatly appreciate this

    Angela Neill
    The Mayfair Hotel
  • Working with Skill Hire was an absolute joy! Our students enjoyed an unsurpassed opportunity to learn and develop skills that supported their career aspirations. The opportunity to engage with on-site works meant that our students have now had a real experience of these trades and feel more confident in their ability to succeed.

    Vanessa Buemi
    Cyril Jackson Senior High School
  • Skill hire is completely hassle free and I have only good things to say about their service and staff. They fully meet my requirements and expectations every time. Their staff are always well presented, reliable and professional. I absolutely trust Skill Hire to meet my needs and the needs of my catering clients, and will continue to utilize them for all of my kitchen and FOH staff outsourcing. Thanks Ben, Heidi and team!

    Bree May
    Food According to Bree
  • The SOP delivered by Skill Hire has been exceptional.

    Busselton Senior High School
  • Students have learnt skills such as setting out, mixing mud, leveling, working in teams, communications and producing a sound product at the end (letter box).

    Busselton Senior High School
  • All students enjoyed their time at Skill Hire very much. Students were excited to see the end result, but were just as excited to demolish it!

    (These students recently took part in a three day Try-A-Trade course at Skill Hire, funded by the Construction Training Fund)

    Secondary School
  • The year 11 and 12 students have loved the three day course in the Trade Centre.

    Busselton Senior High School
  • Amazing! Heidi and Ben were extremely helpful and efficient. They found the right staff for our needs and we will definitely keep working with them in the future.
    Highly recommend

    Francisco Navarrete
    KUA Bar & Bistro
  • A HUGE thank you for organising the Try-A-Trade for our students. All three teachers have come back to school absolutely buzzing about what the boys achieved in those three days and what a fantastic program it is. They also said the trainer was amazing and worked so well with the boys.

    Carlee Ingleson
    Churchlands School
  • Thank you for allowing Greg Knobloch the time to present to our VET Induction Day.....The information contained in his OHS presentation was highly engaging and of utmost importance in preparing students for their upcoming work placements. We very much appreciate his time, expertise and experience in this area...

    Dainon Couzic & Connie Watson
    Busselton Senior High School
  • Skill Hire trainers create an excellent relationship with all students thus making the three days enjoyable for all participants

    Busselton Senior High School
  • Thank you awesome Skill Hire team! I just wanted to say that I'm very impressed with the high quality of staff you've been providing on a consistent basis, even at short notice. Thanks especially to Ben, Nathan and Rob, you've always made things very easy and provided fantastic service with a smile.

    Adrian McGregor
    Newform Developments
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