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Date PostedNovember 19, 2016

Students Try Their Hand At Construction Trades

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Young people with an interest in the construction industry are getting hands-on experience on one of the biggest redevelopment projects in Brisbane.

The young people from 9 Brisbane schools are learning what it takes to work on a construction site as part of a program hosted by developer Lendlease, Construction Skills Queensland and Worldskills.

According to Construction Skills Queensland, the demand for construction industry apprentices has risen 54 per cent over the last decade and the trend is increasing.

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Read more at http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/property/students-try-construction-trade-on-29-billion-residential-project/news-story/34e996edfe95741bcf8fc8da0a795342

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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