NEWS: SA – February – 2012

No More Mailed Newsletters but $1,000 in prizes to be Won for Email Addresses

ABBTF is now providing a more cost effective format and distribution of this popular “Aussie Bricklayer” newsletter.  This new online version replaces the previous printed and posted publication.

ABBTF therefore needs to collect email addresses for bricklayers and builders and to encourage this, it has launched a Caltex petrol voucher opportunity for those who register their email address.  As a thank you for taking a minute to complete the FORM HERE*, your name will go into the draw for one of ten $100 Caltex petrol cards.

Please tell other builders and bricklayers, so they can continue to receive the Aussie Bricklayer and be in the Caltex petrol voucher draw.

 

* Sorry, this competition has now closed.

 

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CITB Concern on Apprentice Numbers

citb_logoWith the release of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Annual Report for 2010-2011, Steve Larkin, CEO said “The greatest concern in the short term is to contain the impact of the economic contraction on the numbers of apprentices in training.

Commencements are expected to contract, but it is important that all parties do what they can to ensure those currently in training are able to continue through to completion so they can take their place in SA’s skilled trade’s workforce of the future.”

The Annual Report outlines the events that shaped the SA building and construction industry in 2010-2011, a year of profound change.

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