• Some 30 years ago, Scott Cam kickstarted his trade career as a carpenter. He never dreamed it would lead to TV stardom,let alone land him a Logie collection. But as an Australian Ambassador for Apprenticeships, it’s much more than fortune and fame for The Block’s inimitable figure head. Roving reporter Matt Reynolds discusses the importance of apprenticeships, the future for the trade industry; money and advice on taking advice with the man himself. Read the full story here Read More
  • Founder and Director of Creative Plumbing Horton Poulter is a poster boy for the Master Plumbers Group TrainingScheme. It all began at the start of his plumbing career when he was awarded the highest industry accolade possible as a young apprentice. ‘Winning the Andrew Letten Gold Medal back in 1984 was a huge boost for my confidence and recognition of the work that I put in,’ says Horton. At a young age, this was just the leg up I needed in my career – it’s all about believing in yourself. It was a stepping stone for me, which gave me the courage to start my own business.’ Poulter’s Creative Plumbing has gone from strength to strength since, and it’s a story that’s evolved with innovation and adaptationas key drivers. Read the full story right here Read More
  • Daniel Smolenaars heads Laser Plumbing Sale and Laser Plumbing Traralgon with a progressive attitude to recruitment that’s a welcome breath of fresh air. The company employ around 35 site staff and seven office staff on a broad range of construction and maintenance projects, including a large civil division laying pipe for land developers, local water authorities and an substantial job at the Sale RAAF base. Although the business is thriving at the moment, times haven’t always been so forgiving. But off the back of the economic downturn came a new attitude which bore renewed success. Read more here Read More
  • The Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews and Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle joined key leaders from across the industry at the official opening of the new Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC) campus in Geelong, on Friday 25 November, 2016. Read more here Read More
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