Archive for November, 2012

Master Builders’ Construction Apprenticeship Mentoring Scheme (CAMS)

Apprentices, training providers and employers can now access a range of free support services through Master Builders’ Construction Apprenticeship Mentoring Scheme (CAMS). View the full article here: http://www.cpsisc.com.au/newsarticles/master-builders-construction-apprenticeship-mentoring-scheme-cams  Master Builders is also looking for experienced industry practitioners from a range of backgrounds to become volunteer mentors. Full training, support and other benefits are provided. CAMS […]

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Are painters licensed in Victoria and Tasmania?

Many consumers are not aware that we do not have licensing of painting contractors in Victoria or Tasmania and as your home is generally your most valuable asset, why do we let unqualified painters undertake work on our most valuable asset?  National Licensing was being looked at by the National Occupational Licensing Authority( NOLA) thru a number of […]

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Asbestos Awareness Week 26th – 30th November 2012

Australia has one of the highest rates of asbestos related diseases in the world, most likely because Australia has also been ranked among the top consumers of asbestos cement products per capita in the world. The number of people diagnosed with mesothelioma as a direct result of exposure to asbestos during home renovations is continuing […]

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Up Date On National Licensing

The National Occupational Licensing Authority (NOLA) have established interim Occupational  Licensing Advisory Committee (OLACs) for the first wave occupations such as eletrical and plumbing, providing a forum for industry and the Authority to resolve outstanding issues and to plan for implantation of national licensing in these catorgories in 2013 . Discussions on Building and building […]

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Master Painters Australia- Federal Body New Head Office

29th October,2012 The Federal Directors of the Master Painters Australia Ltd are pleased to announce that NSW Master Painters Association have been elected to manage the Federal Secretariat of the Master Painters Australia . Therese Lauriola CEO of MPA NSW has been appointed as the secretary to the board and will manage the activities of […]

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ASQA, CPSISC and Industry Review of White Card Training announced

7th November, 2012 CPSISC, the national Industry Skills Council responsible for the building, construction and property services industries today acknowledged the announcement from the Australian Skills Quality Authority to undertake a strategic review in conjunction with industry and CPSISC of the entry-level occupational/workplace health and safety training commonly known as the White Card. CPSISC CEO […]

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