North is highly focused on the professional and personal development of our team. Our mentoring programs are second to none and have been designed to assist people in reaching their full potential.
How North Commercial Apprentices Succeed
Supported by a dedicated apprentice manager, you would be mentored through a structured apprenticeship program which includes: leadership training; monthly competency assessments; quarterly goal-setting reviews; monthly office presentations to share knowledge with your peers; onsite exposure to a variety of trades; training in safety and systems.
Our site and office team members also mentor and support our Construction Apprentices in their professional and personal development. In 2015, 2017 and 2019 North Apprentices were awarded National Apprentice of the Year by the Master Builders Association Australia.
There are a range of roles within North where you can set your focus and career goals. There are no set rules on how far, or where you can take your career.
who a north commercial apprentice is
North select motivated individuals who have a passion to grow their knowledge and skills daily.
North Apprentice's are team focused and are natural problem solvers with high level of literacy and numeracy skill.
A North Construction Apprentice:
- has a desire to be a construction leader
- wants exposure to all trades and building techniques
- focuses on quality, Australian Standards, systems, and WHS
- is undertaking a Certificate III in Carpentry.
- uses latest build advancements, build technology software systems
- is a leader with relational and respectful qualities
- has a growth mindset with a hunger to learn
- enjoys physical labour tasks
- driven by excellence and excited to learn.
WHAT A NORTH COMMERCIAL APPRENTICE DOES
Some of the daily activities of a North Commercial Construction Apprentice include:
- site pre-starts and safety walks
- team support, tasks as required
- toolbox talks
- cleaning site and amenities
- ongoing personal and professional development
- monitoring safety and housekeeping across the site throughout the day
- working with leading hands and site managers to construct or modify various structures
- assisting subcontractors where required, and ensuring they are complying to safety regulations
- assessing subcontractors are working to plans, guidelines and Australian Standards to ensure quality and compliance
- daily record keeping and diary entries via electronic construction programs and systems
- end-of-day site walks and securing of job site for overnight security
- preparing and presenting project details at monthly apprentice meetings
- routine professional development mentoring and performance progress reviews.