News

Explore our blog articles to read our take on the latest developments and news in the construction industry, and to hear more about what’s been going on at the Construction Training Centre. We hope they will be an informative and interesting read!


CTC’s Launches the “4R’s Room” – A Place to Read, Research, Rest & Reflect!

CTC has launched a room which is available to all workers at the precinct where research, reading, rest and quiet reflection can take place in a private, quiet environment free from the stresses of the office or training room.  Located next to the Build Fitness Gym on Level 1 of the Ian Barclay Building, the…Read More


CTC’s “Whole-hearted-you” is award-winning!

CTC was recognised at the 2016 Queensland Safe Work & Return to Work Awards at a gala breakfast on 18th October winning the Best workplace & wellbeing initiative for its “Whole-hearted-you” program. CTC’s health and well-being initiative known as “Whole-hearted-you” was developed to assist our own staff and enable tenants to provide programs to improve the…Read More


Safety Series Seminar focuses on Preventing Workplace Injuries

The latest in CTC’s Safety Series Seminars was held on Wednesday, 24th August. The focus for this seminar was to highlight how to avoid workplace injuries and how WorkCover Queensland can work with employers to reduce the impact on injured staff. The seminar coincided with Tradies National Health Month which aims to raise awareness of the risks…Read More


Committee formed to fund-raise for charity

Recently, a number of people raised the idea of forming a committee, with representation from various CTC tenants, that would organise precinct-wide fundraising events. We thought this was a great idea and consequently agreed to sponsor a fundraising/social committee to make it happen. Staff from three tenants immediately signed up – and with Lynn from CTC, began planning their first…Read More


Phil Diver celebrates 10 years at the helm of CTC

Phil Diver reached an important milestone last week when he celebrated 10 years as CEO of CTC. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Phil for the whole 10 years, having started with CTC the previous year in 2005. It’s been a great journey watching and being part of the centre “pivoting” (as Phil describes…Read More