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 […]

Free Drinking Water at Licensed Premises

The Liquor Regulation 2002 requires all licensees and approved managers to ensure that cold drinking water is personally served to patrons by a staff member, if the patron requests water at the bar (or wherever liquor is sold in the venue). Some licensees are required to ensure that drinking water is served free-of-charge; others must ensure drinking water is […]

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.

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 […]

Skills Assure Approved – Look for the tick!

We are happy to announce that from now on our government funded courses will display the new Skills Assured tick. As an authorised Skills Assure training provider, this identifier will make it easier for you to recognise training subsidised by the Queensland Government. By choosing a subsidised course through a Skills Assure supplier, you can […]