NEWS: National – March – 2013

Out of Trade Apprentices are Still a Good Option


Bricklayers who may be unable to find a suitable new apprentice, can opt to sign on an existing apprentice who is Out of Trade. The unemployed apprentice may be Out of Trade due to a lack of work with the employer, the location of work or if the apprentice is looking for a wider range of bricklaying learning experiences.

While the Kickstart Bonus does not apply to these apprentice recommencements, ABBTF is offering an additional $2,000 for the employer, payable 12 months after the re-signing for first and second year recommencements.  This is available during the Kickstart Bonus period.

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