Congratulations to Amanda Pennycook, winner of the prestigious Judges’ Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2015 CSQ Excellence Awards held recently. Amanda joined the industry in 1988 as a gyprock plasterer working alongside her father. After 7 years of plastering she decided to reskill herself and try her hand at rendering and painting. Since then she has worked on over…Read More
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 has a number of food and beverage vending machines around the site which are operated by Coca-Cola Amatil. CTC is paid a commission on the net sales revenue generated by the sale of products from the vending machines. Each year, CTC pays the entire commission from the vending machines to a charity. The previous charity chosen to receive the commission…Read More
Collaborative consumption, the share economy, the peer economy, Hot Leasing — whatever you want to call it — this concept is driving smart business decisions. The concept most simply means owners rent out their resources or assets that they’re not using. The best known example of this is Airbnb who have provided users with a…Read More
A business is forever diversifying and developing and to support this growth, employee development is crucial. Investing in an employee’s skills not only benefits the individual, but the business as a whole. 1. Keep up with industry trends The construction and industrial sectors are dynamic and ever-changing and ensuring workers are abreast of changes is…Read More
A bevvy of new development projects in the works for South-East Queensland has raised demand for trained and skilled workers across the construction and building industry. Large scale projects such as the $150 million Brisbane Airport Hotels and Conference Centre, the $800 million master planned West Village project at West End, and $2 billion Queens…Read More