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Apprentice resources

Being an apprentice is an exciting time in your career but it can sometimes be a bit overwhelming with lots of information to take on board.

Apprentice resources

Being an apprentice is an exciting time in your career but it can sometimes be a bit overwhelming with lots of information to take on board.

Being an apprentice is an exciting time in your career but it can sometimes be a bit overwhelming with lots of information to take on board.

We have put together a selection of articles and resources to help you with your day-to-day life as an apprentice.

I've learnt a lot in my time as an apprentice. There's always something new and I try to learn as much as I can.
Thomas Payton, 2019 HIA Jim Brookes Australian Apprentice of the Year

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See what apprenticeships and traineeships we currently have on offer across Australia.

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Falls from heights Safety Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)
Safe use of portable ladders
Each year there are dozens of serious incidents where workers have fallen from ladders. Most of these incidents involve a ladder being used incorrectly or inappropriately.
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Asbestos Safety Silica
Silica dust inhalation hazard
Breathing in very fine particles of crystalline silica from prolonged exposure to respirable dust that is generated when materials like engineered stone, concrete, tiles, bricks and mortar are cut, sanded, or drilled can cause ext...
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Bracing Certification Compliance Handrails
Manual handling safely
Hazardous manual handling is one of the main causes of workplace injuries and covers a wide range of activities when you use force to lift, push, pull, hold, restrain, throw or carry something. When doing work that involves manual...
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Apprentice Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Risk management Wellbeing
Slips, trips and falls: on the same level
Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of injuries at construction workplaces. The most common ones are musculoskeletal injuries (sprains and strains), cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations but more serious injuries can al...
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Electrical Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Wellbeing
Using hand and power tools safely
Using hand tools incorrectly – or tools that are not fit for purpose or not suited to the person using them have resulted in many injuries at construction workplaces. Sometimes it’s as insignificant as a minor cut or scrape, but c...
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Face masks Risk management Safety Work Health and Safety (WHS)
Working with hazardous chemicals safely
Chemicals are found all over the jobsite and some of them are more hazardous than others. Container labels and safety data sheets will give you information about the hazards of materials you work with.
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Confined spaces Managing staff Mental health Safety
Sun protection and extreme heat
As the weather warms up, it's important to know the risks associated with sun exposure and how working in hot conditions can lead to life threatening conditions.
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Apprentice Education Work Health and Safety (WHS)
Apprentice health and wellbeing
Maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle so you can meet the demands of your apprenticeship.
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Apprentice Time management
Confidence in the workplace
Confident apprentices are positive, productive, good motivators and great role models.
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Time management Team building Apprentice
Employer expectations
A strong work ethic and a positive attitude are just some of the attributes you'll be expected to show as an apprentice.
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Time management Apprentice
Goal setting made easy
Decide what you want to achieve in life and take the steps to get you there.
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Time management Apprentice
Top 10 tips to manage your time
Learn how to manage your time more effectively with Top 10 tips.
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Work Health and Safety (WHS) Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
Know your work health and safety rights and responsibilities
Being an employee requires you to be aware of health and safety at work.
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Apprentice Education
Terms you need to know
This glossary will help you understand some of the terms you'll hear when you take on an apprenticeship.
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Time recording Apprentice
Online timesheets for apprentices
Submitting an online timesheet is easy. Check out our tutorial to find out how.
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