Apprenticeship Recommencement for Sheldon Smith

Meet Sheldon Smith. Sheldon originally commenced his apprenticeship as an Electrician in Perth. After completing 3 years of his apprenticeship, Sheldon had to return to his family farm in Katanning due to personal reasons. This left Sheldon’s apprenticeship incomplete. Sheldon approached South Regional TAFE’s Electrical Lecturer, Gary Christiansen, seeking his assistance to recommence his apprenticeship. … Read more Apprenticeship Recommencement for Sheldon Smith

Darby Believes in Training

At ATC Work Smart we provide opportunities for young Australians to achieve long term, sustainable employment, through targeted Training and Employment. Darby Bohning is a very active and self-motivated Indigenous young person who in 2007 won an Indigenous Young Achiever award. Darby had completed a Safety at Work White Card, First Aid Certificate and undertaken … Read more Darby Believes in Training

Holiday Season Trading Hours

Christmas and New Years trading hours at ATC Work Smart are as follows: Monday 26th December – CLOSED (Public Holiday) Tuesday 27th December – CLOSED (Public Holiday) Wednesday 28th December – 8:00am – 5:00pm Thursday  29th December –  8:00am – 5:00pm Friday 30th December –  8:00am – 4:00pm Saturday 31st December  – CLOSED Sunday 1st January … Read more Holiday Season Trading Hours

Work Place Learner – Sophie Guy

Meet our recent Work Place Learner, Sophie Guy. Sophie is currently completing year 12 at Great Southern Grammar School. A part of her Certificate II in Business required Sophie to complete a set amount of hours in a business environment. Commencing her placement at ATC Work Smart in May 2016, Sophie’s main role was working in … Read more Work Place Learner – Sophie Guy

School Based Trainee – Tayla Jones

Meet Tayla Jones, one of our recent School Based Trainees here at ATC Work Smart. She is currently a Year 11 student at Saint Joseph’s College Albany. Tayla is completing an 18 month School Based Traineeship in Certificate II in Animal Studies and her Host Employer is Discovery Bay Wildlife Park. Tayla is no stranger … Read more School Based Trainee – Tayla Jones

Aboriginal School Based Traineeships with WA Country Health Bunbury

We are celebrating as two Year 11 Girls Academy students signed up with ATC Work Smart for an 18 month School Based Traineeship placement with WA Country Health Service. Whilst working at WA Country Health Service Keeana Bennell and Lauryn Loo will be completing Certificate 2 in Business. The girls secured their Aboriginal School Based … Read more Aboriginal School Based Traineeships with WA Country Health Bunbury

Get paid while you learn

ATC Work Smart is an industry leader in developing school based traineeship and apprenticeship opportunities in the Great Southern. ATC Work Smart Field Officer Geoff Tite said, “School-based traineeships and apprenticeships are a great way for secondary students to prepare themselves for a career. Students studying towards their WA Certificate of Education can obtain paid … Read more Get paid while you learn

The Current Australian Apprenticeship System is Not Working

16 November 2015 MEDIA RELEASE The Current Australian Apprenticeship System is Not Working Australia is currently seeing a decline in the number of apprenticeships commencing combined with the number being completed. If we don’t want to be facing a serious major trade skills decline affecting every industry in the next five years – something needs … Read more The Current Australian Apprenticeship System is Not Working

ATC Work Smart’s new building provides a boost to training

The new ATC Work Smart building on Albany Highway is proceeding well creating work for many local trades and injecting money into the local economy. The Building project is also providing a valuable learning experience and training for many local apprentices who will have either worked on-site or on the supply of products and services … Read more ATC Work Smart’s new building provides a boost to training