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What our Host Employers say ...

"Training apprentices has enabled us to grow our turnover each year and allowed us to take on more work and larger jobs,"  ED WIPPELL, ST GEORGE

"We are really glad Karl (Menkins) is staying on as a qualified tradesman, mechanic, now that he has completed his apprenticeship,"  DEL HENNINGSEN, CHINCHILLA



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News

  • FREE CHECKLIST FOR OUT OF TRADE APPRENTICES

    Free checklist for apprentices looking for work.
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  • COVID-19 FAQs for Host Employers

    As you are aware from recent media, a new strain of coronavirus is causing health and business impacts across the world. This strain can cause respiratory disease called COVID-19. Golden West Apprenticeships will work with our host employers regarding the best ways to minimise the impact of COVID-19 on the apprentices and trainees you host. We also need work with you regarding these impacts while taking into account advice and/or directions from the Government and Health Authorities.
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  • 2019 School Leavers - what is your career choice?

    Career pathway options after Year 12 can include Vocational Training. Doing an Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a step towards a bright and prosperous future.
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  • Rebecca's tells us how completing a traineeship led to owning her own business!

    Recently, we heard from a past trainee who is kicking some major goals! Rebecca completed her traineeship in 2001 and now runs her an amazing business called The Tradie Lady Admin Assistant. Below, Rebecca shares how completing a traineeship helped set her future career
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  • How to Write a Resume

    Having a well written and presentable resume is a crucial part of the employment process. Employers will often short list applicants based on their resumes alone so therefore it is important to make your resume stand out. Golden West Apprenticeships has some easy steps to help you write a resume as well as FREE resume templates to download.
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  • How to Write a Killer Cover Letter

    A cover letter is similar to a brief introduction and should be submitted when applying for a job along with your resume. It’s important that you take the time and effort to write a cover letter for each position you are applying for – it shows that you are genuinely interested in the job. Golden West Apprenticeships help you to create a cover letter, plus a FREE downloadable cover letter template!
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  • 4 Key Steps to become an Electrician

    So you’re thinking about becoming an electrician - GREAT! To help you understand the industry and the steps you need to take, we’ve put together an overview, plus the 4 key steps to become an electrician.
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  • Apprenticeship leads Emmett to fulfil his career dreams

    22.05.2019
    An apprenticeship provided Emmett Wilkinson with the beginning of a very rewarding local career.
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  • Where are they now -- Shareene’s Story

    24.04.2019
    Shareene Andrews was fortunate to secure a Business Administration traineeship with Golden West Apprenticeships and local employer Millmerran Operating Company in 2009.
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  • Where are they now -- Kody’s Story

    After not enjoying school, Kody McColm decided at the end of Grade 10, it was time to seek out a new way learning that was more for him. It was 2009 and at the time, Golden West Apprenticeships was recruiting for an apprentice boilermaker with local host employer, Lionel Moore Trailers.
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  • Where are they now -- Michael’s Story

    20.02.2019
    From a young age, Michael Riethmuller showed an interest in the mechanical trade, so when the opportunity arose to complete a diesel fitting apprenticeship, it was a dream come true.
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  • Seaton’s got it made as a local plumbing apprentice

    24.10.2018
    With many family and friends in the plumbing industry, becoming a school-based apprentice was the best career decision local apprentice, Seaton Hanson says he has made.
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  • Where are they now – Teleigha’s Story

    23.10.2018
    Teleigha Tucker was successful in securing a business administration traineeship, as part of Santos GLNG’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Trainee Program in 2010, which was managed by Golden West Apprenticeships.
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  • Where are they now – Christian’s Story

    23.10.2018
    Christian Radnedge decided that taking on a second apprenticeship was a step in the right direction for his career. “Already being a qualified boilermaker and working largely in the transport industry, I found myself already doing a lot of mechanical work” said Christian. “When the opportunity arose to do a second trade as a diesel fitter, I jumped at it”.
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  • Where are they now – Sam’s Story

    23.10.2018
    Sam Williams started his apprenticeship as a sheetmetal fabrication apprentice in 2006 with Golden West Apprenticeships and hosted to CSM Service Bodies in Warwick.
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  • Golden West Apprenticeships Celebrating 30 Years in Business

    Golden West Apprenticeships is celebrating 30 years in business.
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  • Top Darling Downs apprentice another outstanding woman

    27.08.2018
    Local plumber, Chelsea Hayward was awarded the prestigious Apprentice of the Year title at the Queensland Master Builders’ Housing and Construction Awards last month.
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  • Local Trainee shines at Queensland Training Awards

    07.08.2018
    Local trainee, Tayla Dennis had an extremely successful night taking out two awards, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year and Equity VET Student of the Year award categories.
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  • Winnie Duell encourages other young women to follow her lead and start an Apprenticeship

    11.06.2018
    Winnie is in the first stage of her apprenticeship with Golden West Apprenticeships and hosted to local company, Wyton Building. Winnie was offered her apprenticeship position after Wyton Building saw how talented and passionate she was about becoming a builder.
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  • Apprenticeships Offer Great Career Opportunities

    11.06.2018
    Young people should consider apprenticeships as a pathway to securing a great future career, according to recently completed local apprentice, Ben Graham.
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