Former Roma Echidna shines in Origin’s apprenticeship program

Roma’s Regan Tucker was a flyer on the rugby field and has continued his quick pace with his apprenticeship training, completing his fitting and turning apprenticeship with Origin Energy eight months ahead of schedule. The former-Roma Echidna Rugby Union Football Club winger commenced his apprenticeship in January 2021 through Golden West Apprenticeships, training initially at […]

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Innovation in Action: Kingaroy’s Engineering Pre-Apprenticeship Program Begins

Golden West Apprenticeships are thrilled to announce that a group of 12 exceptional individuals have commenced in their pre-apprenticeship program in engineering, right here in the heart of Kingaroy. “It’s a privilege to witness the start of the pre-apprenticeship program, where students will delve deep into the world of engineering, learning the ropes, and gaining […]

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Celebrating Success: Investing in Local Apprenticeships

We’re excited to spotlight a longstanding partnership with Toowoomba Locksmiths as we commemorate the achievements of four exceptional apprentices who have completed their apprenticeships. Nate, Craig, Jake, and Dom are living proof of dedication and hard work, each completing their apprenticeship in 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 respectively. At Toowoomba Locksmiths, investing in local talent […]

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Investing in the Future: Millmerran Power Welcomes New Apprentice

Genuity (Millmerran Power Station) is proud to announce its continued commitment to providing valuable apprenticeship and traineeship opportunities for local residents. Partnering with Golden West Apprenticeships since 2005, Millmerran Power has successfully completed over 20 apprentices and trainees in various trades, contributing significantly to the region’s skilled workforce. This enduring partnership highlights Millmerran Power’s dedication […]

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Budding engineers forge pathways to future trade careers

A group of young people have added to their toolkits of job-ready trade skills, assembling and fabricating their very own smokers at TAFE Queensland’s Toowoomba campus recently. The Queensland Government funded, Group Training Organisation (GTO) Pre-Apprenticeship Program, delivered in partnership with Group Training Organisation (GTO), Golden West Apprenticeships, incorporates hands-on learning complemented by a work […]

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2022 Apprenticeship Intake

Recruiting for local apprentices across Southern and Western Queensland is set to kick off this month, with a number of apprenticeship opportunities up for grabs. Golden West Apprenticeships has commenced recruitment for the next intake of locals for its 2022 Apprenticeship program. Apprenticeships are on offer for Carpentry, Engineering, Administration, Electrical, Health, Hospitality and Automotive. […]

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Palaszczuk Government funds to kickstart Toowoomba and Roma trade careers

A brand new, employment based, pre apprenticeship pathway will help Toowoomba locals kickstart their engineering careers as part of a $25 million investment from the Palaszczuk Government. The Pre-Apprenticeship Support program, which will extend several existing programs as well as introducing the new pathway, will help hundreds of Queenslanders secure the training they need for […]

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Grace loves her boilermaking apprenticeship

Grace Christoffel is only 18 years of age, and has found her dream career as a boilermaking apprentice. Grace, who is soon to progress to the third stage of her apprenticeship started her career as a school-based apprentice with Golden West Apprenticeships and host employer, Thomas Manufacturing in Dalby.  Grace loves the day to day […]

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Dylan benefits from AgFood Connect Partnership

Toowoomba Ag Food Connect participant, Dylan Smith, has benefited from the AgFood Connect Program with a traineeship in Warehousing resulting from the combined efforts of DGT Employment & Training, Golden West Apprenticeships and PB Agrifood. Dylan registered for the AgFood Connect program in November 2020, he quickly exhibited the work ready attributes required and was […]

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