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!

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

Safety Series Seminar focuses on Materials and Personnel Hoists

The latest in the series of Safety Seminars was held in CTC’s Hot Leasing facility on Wednesday, 25th May. Around 60 people representing various sectors attended the seminar which highlighted safety issues and concerns around Materials and Personnel Hoists. Industry experts Stuart Davis, Principal Adviser from Workplace Health & Safety Queensland and Dave Van Der Poel, QLD/NT…Read More

CTC Launches Build Fitness – a 24/7 Gym for Workers at CTC and much more too

On Thursday, 24th March 2016, The Construction Training Centre (CTC) launched Build Fitness – a gym that can be accessed 24/7 by all eligible workers who are employed at the centre. Build Fitness builds on other worker well-being initiatives implemented by CTC such as group fitness sessions, health screening, healthy options at the cafe and quit smoking support. These are…Read More