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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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  • Local Trainee shines at Queensland Training Awards

    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

    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

    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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  • Local Apprentices and Trainees set to shine at Queensland Training Awards

    Following the announcement of the finalists for the 2018 Darling Downs and South West Regional Queensland Training Awards, Golden West Apprenticeships is thrilled to have four apprentices and trainees named as finalists.
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  • Trainees gain exposure to future careers

    The South West Hospital and Health Service is helping develop the next generation of local health workers by hosting eight full, part-time and school-based trainees this year.
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  • Paul Ashford: Mature-aged electrical apprentice

    Taking on a new career as a matured-aged electrical apprentice was the next logical step for Chinchilla based worker, Paul Ashford.
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  • Darcy takes on second trade

    Warwick apprentice, Darcy Kuilboer has always had a passion for the engineering industry and is now part the way through his second apprenticeship. Darcy, who is already a tradie, holding a Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication and has recently commenced another engineering apprenticeship in sheet metal.
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  • Tayla’s Drive for Success

    After completing a Skilling Queenslander’s for Work program, Tayla Dennis’ future is now much brighter.
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  • The Sky's the Limit for Melitta

    After completing a Skilling Queenslander’s for Work program, Melitta Grant’s future is now much brighter.
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  • 10 Civil Construction Roles for Western Downs

    Chinchilla and Dalby jobseekers are needed to embark on a career in civil construction with exciting new project on the Western Downs.
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  • Ashley for the Win

    Third year carpentry apprentice, Ashley Walker was awarded the prestigious Apprentice of the Year Award on Friday night, at the Queensland Master Builders’ Housing and Construction Awards. This recognition of achievement comes from the Downs and Western branch of the Queensland Master Builders Association.
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  • Golden West Apprentice wins Most Improved Metal Fabrication Apprentice Award

    Well done to our boilermaking apprentice, Jacob Hine for winning the TAFE Queensland South West – 2017 Most Improved Metal Fabrication Apprentice Award. For his win, Jacob received a BOC pack of equipment including a welding mask, goggles and welding gloves.
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  • Boilermaking Apprentice wins 3rd place in Worldskills Competition

    Chais Welldon, 4th Stage Boilermaking Apprentice, Great Western Manufacturing competed in the Worldskills Competition at the end of May and against stiff completion and a very difficult metal fabrication exercise, finished in third place.
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  • Winter Safety Tips

    With the seasons changing and the cooler weather settling in, the potential for accidents is increasing and we want to ensure all employees and host employers stay safe. Here are a few suggestions and tips that can be done in the workplace, at home and on the road to stay safe throughout winter.
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  • The Difference between an Apprenticeship and Traineeship

    Often the question is asked “what’s the difference between an apprenticeship and traineeship?”
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  • Defence Trade Program - Help a Hero

    Golden West Apprenticeships and other companies in the group training industry have partnered to support the Defence Trade Program which aims to help veterans regain some footing in their livelihood and employment through adult apprenticeship. Can you or your business help place a veteran or ex-service
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  • St George Senior Starts Traineeship at Kindy

    Morgan Thurlow, a year 12 student from St George State School, started her traineeship with Balonne Kindergarten as host employer last month. With a keen interest to pursue a career in Childcare, Morgan is set on completing her final year of study this year and her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education Care next year.
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  • Improving Regional Skills

    Jobseekers in the Murweh region are about to receive a boost to their employability as funding has been received for a Skilling Queenslanders for Work project.
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  • Try A Trade Day

    Six girls from Dalby State High and Chinchilla State High participated in the program aimed to encourage young women to take up a career in the engineering and energy sectors by way of a school-based traineeship.
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  • Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Program

    School-based Engineering Traineeships to commence in February 2017
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