Testimonials from employers
Bundaberg Services Club
Apprentices and trainees in Bundaberg are set for a bright future with businesses like Bundaberg Services Club enabling new trainees and apprentices to kick start their careers in the hospitality industry.
Bundaberg Services Club General Manager, Col Rankin, said "over the years we have found that training the next generation of hospitality staff an extremely rewarding experience and definitely something other businesses should consider if they are not already supporting traineeships."
Read Bundaberg Services Club's story on the Training website.
Hutchinson Builders is Queensland's largest privately owned construction company, with apprentices making up over 10% of their workforce. Hutchinson has a comprehensive and committed approach to their workforce, ensuring the implementation of professional and personal development programs within the company. To find out more about Hutchinson Builders' experiences as an employer of apprentices, visit the Australian Training Awards' YouTube channel -
The Builders: The Hutchinson Builders story.
As an employer of 8000 Australians, Bechtel's focus is on people, performance and customers.
The focus is evident through Bechtel's partnership with the National Apprenticeship Program (supported by the Australian Government), in which Bechtel has committed to employing 400 adult apprentices during the construction phase of the Curtis Island Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Projects, the largest intake of apprentices in Australian history.
The employment of apprentices within the company 'not only provides a skilled workforce to Bechtel and Queensland, but also offers a unique way for adults with significant skills and experiences to gain their formally qualifications.'
Bechtel's approach to training, ethics and safety is delivering a skilled workforce for the company and the Gladstone community.