Jobs Hub creates opportunities on new Footscray Hospital

A new centre in the heart of Footscray will help jobseekers to find out more about Big Build Apprenticeships.

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Developing the people who power Victoria’s Big Build

All the guidance you need to put your learning straight into practice.

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Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program

Get support to resume your apprenticeship or traineeship if you’ve been made redundant. 

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Trade apprentice registration discount

If you’re a trade apprentice using your car for work, find out how you can get 50% off your next registration renewal.

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Thinking about your first job or starting a new career?

A Big Build Apprenticeship (BBA) is your pathway to a highly rewarding and secure career. Get involved in some of Victoria’s biggest projects, such as the North East Link and the new Footscray Hospital.

Choose from over 24 different BBA programs and traineeships – from civil construction, carpentry, plumbing and electrical to business administration, project management and IT.

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Meet Andrew

Andrew found his groove as an apprentice carpenter, developing skills that took him to the Metro Tunnel Project with the Rail Infrastructure Alliance.

“I started later in my life with my apprenticeship. There’s always room for learning, doesn’t matter how old you are.”

Support for you

Get free career advice and support through your local Skills and Jobs Centre

Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program - get support to recommence your apprenticeship or traineeship

Discover what courses and careers you could go for by visiting the Vic Skills Gateway website

Free construction courses

The Victorian Government is offering free short, accredited training courses to help people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic re-skill and find work in the construction industry. These short courses and ‘tickets to work’ are the fastest way to get the skills for a job on a construction site.

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Meet 2020 Victorian Training Awards Apprentice of the Year,

Shona McGuigan.