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!


Safety Seminar – Danger Sun Overhead

On Wednesday, 28th November we hosted a Safety Seminar which dealt with the dangers of sun exposure at work. Guest speaker was Jo Crotty, founder of Danger Sun Overhead, a nationally recognised education program that has become an industry leader in the provision of skin cancer awareness, education and advocacy services. Jo shared the alarming…Read More


CTC has a new café operator who embraces the ethos of healthy food, especially food that will aid learning

The Queensland Government has targeted nutrition as part of its drive to reduce the levels of obesity in our population given that 64% of Queensland adults are overweight or obese. CTC is showing leadership by ensuring food offered to customers  of our onsite café is both nutritious and tasty. Giuliano Reyes, operator of The System…Read More


Trevor Torrens wins Corporate Governance Prize

Congratulations to Trevor Torrens, General Manager of The Asbestos Disease Support Society (ADSS) who is the inaugural winner of The Construction Training Centre’s “Chris Barnard Memorial Corporate Governance Prize“. The prize gave Trevor the opportunity to attend the JB Were Social Leadership Program conducted by Harvard Business School. Pictured here with Helen Barnard and CEO…Read More


Fad Diets … dispelling the myths

CTC’s Safety Seminar on 23rd May focused on Fad Diets – how to sort fact from fiction. Louise Cato, Sports Dietitian with corporate health provider Body Plan took the audience through a range of currently popular diets. Her goal was not to bust diets, but to highlight the pros and cons and things to be aware…Read More


Invitations for Expressions of Interest to operate the CTC Cafe

1. Background The Construction Training Centre (CTC) is located on a 12 hectare site in the Brisbane suburb of Salisbury.  We have a range of purpose built construction training facilities available for lease and also short term hire.  We have a total of 11 buildings where a range of training and commercial activities take place. The site is structured around…Read More