Category Archives: News

An Apprentice Story at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club

When it comes to ambition Niki Clancy-Whelan takes the cake (excuse the pun).  Starting her apprenticeship at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club a little over three years ago she has now graduated and become a fully qualified chef.  We recently caught up with her to hear about her journey to become a chef and what […]

Growing Emotional Intelligence in Manufacturing

Specialised Laminators Queensland (SLQ) are on a mission to provide a great personal development journey for their staff. Creating exceptional laminated products for both residential and commercial projects, they have worked with CTA Training Specialists and other specialist training providers to provide exceptional training and development for their team.

CTA Welcomes Chempro Chemists to the Family

CTA Training Specialists are proud to announce our new partnership with Chempro Chemists and are excited to provide School Based Trainees to various locations across the Gold Coast.  CTA who are traditionally known for providing hospitality training for clubs, pubs and leisure venues are taking the same trusted products, services and support and expanding to […]

Transition to Success Growing Futures for At Risk Youth

Transition to Success or the T2S as it is more commonly known to its students and facilitators, is a program helping your people develop life skills and find employment. Developed by the Department of Youth Justice in conjunction with the Bundaberg Regional Council, T2S is an advocacy program to change the story for young people in the Youth Justice system.

Boosting Our Apprentices and Trainees

In early October, the Government announced a new scheme that committed over 1 Billion dollars to support businesses take on more Apprentices and Trainees. The scheme was introduced as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19. Venues of any size became eligible for a subsidy of 50% off the Australian gross wage paid and it included permanent part time, full time and School Based Apprentices and Trainees.

Recipe: Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dressing

Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dressing INGREDIENTS Chicken wings 20gm flour 10gm garlic powder 10gm onion powder 10gm smoked paprika 5gm cumin 100gm butter 30ml hot sauce Ranch dressing 1 cup mayonnaise Ranch dressing 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon dried chives 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon dried dill 1/2 teaspoon […]

Recipe: Basic Sponge Cake

Basic Sponge Cake INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup (50gm) plain flour 1/3 cup (50gm) self-raising flour 1/3 cup (50gm) cornflour 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 x 60g eggs, at room temperature 2/3 cup (150gm) caster sugar Whipped cream, for filling Fresh fruit, for filling Icing sugar, for dusting   METHOD Step 1 – Grease 2 x deep, 20cm […]

RMLV Course | Information about Alcohol and Legislation

RMLV Course: Information about Alcohol and Legislation

The liquor and gaming industry is steadily growing. It is continuously in need of persons who are trained in a managerial capacity, as there’s a lot of responsibility involved in the handling, sale, and service of alcohol. This is because, generally speaking, alcohol is considered a habit-forming substance. Governments all over the world have restrictions […]