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Why you need to get a job in the construction industry

We all look for something particular when we start hunting down the ‘dream’ job.  A recent study conducted by The Manpower Group identified that most of us are looking for the same thing – Money and job security. Money & Job Security Taking the time to identify what your specific goals are when looking to [...]

By |June 30th, 2019|

Face to face White Card Training in Cairns – your best bet!

With the recent changes to Queensland White Card regulations, Face to face white card training has become essential training for anyone interested in breaking into the construction industry. Not only does a Queensland White Card allow you to enter the work site but it will give you the skills and know-how to identify potential hazards [...]

By |June 17th, 2019|

Get a job in the mines – Standard 11 Training

In Queensland, we take safety seriously – that's why the Standard 11 Mining Induction is critical to help you get a job in the mines. Safety standards are a big thing, especially in the mining industry where many situations can become life and death very quickly. The Standard 11 course was designed by the Department [...]

By |April 23rd, 2019|

Dogging Training – What is it all about?

You may have noticed over recent years the presence of the large cranes scattered across the Cairns city skyline. It may be an eye saw for some locals but as soon as we see these cranes, we think employment, growth and opportunities for our locals. For every crane you see -that construction site is in [...]

By |March 24th, 2019|

How to get a job in the mines

With tonnes of jobs up for offer in the mining sector there has never been a better time to get a job in the mines! Close to home, Sun Metals Corporation (SMC) has recently announced that they will be on the hunt for 350 jobs to be filled during the construction phase to their refinery [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|

Why should I get a Forklift Licence?

Benefits of getting a forklift licence With the current high demand for forklift operators throughout Australia there has never been a better time to get a forklift licence. Obtaining a High-Risk Work Forklift Licence is a must do, it’s a handy skill to have and brings with it a lot of benefits. Why should I [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|

A Visit from the Clontarf Foundation

The team at Pro-Lift Training FNQ have a real passion for equipping the next generation with the skills they need to enter the trades & mining industry. Recently we were fortunate to have some of the Clontarf boys around to our training facility. Below is just an excerpt from their recent newsletter! Thanks again Clontarf [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|

Working at heights – the real facts!

Working at heights- the real facts! Working at heights can be a risky business. Between 1 January 2003 and 31 December 2015- 359 workers were killed following a fall from a height. 11% of all workers killed over this period. (Safe Work Australia) With such alarming figures it certainly pays to get working at heights [...]

By |December 16th, 2018|

Why get a Scaffold Licence?

Why get a Scaffold Licence? The scaffolding industry in Australia is a lucrative place to be, with a booming construction industry now is the time to take the step to upskill and get your scaffold licence. Assembling scaffolding can be a dangerous job and it is simply not as easy as it looks. Scaffolding is [...]

By |June 16th, 2018|

Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations - RII30115 Nationally recognised, the RII30115 Certificate III in surface extraction operations is an essential qualification to have if you aim to breakthrough in the mining industry. The certificate III in surface extraction operations is particularly suited to people who want to work in the open cut coal mining or surface [...]

By |April 7th, 2018|

Why Get Confined Space Training?

Why get confined space training? Australian statistics conducted over the past 15 years have demonstrated that a high rate of confined space fatalities are due to ‘inadequate confined space training’. With such an alarming report it becomes very clear that Confined Space training is a critical part to our work place requirements. Four Reasons Why [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|