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Industry News

Passing the mantel: when the apprentice becomes the teacher

At Master Builders, we take pride in knowing that our apprentices do reach their career goals in the industry. It is extra special when our apprentices take what they have learned and pass it on to help the next generation of apprentices reach their potential. Carpenter Billy Tao was once

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Industry News

International Women’s Day 2023 #EmbraceEquity

Third-year Master Builders apprentice Hannah Ipsen on the job for Paynter Dixon Constructions with site Forman Josh Taylor #EmbraceEquity. At Master Builders, we believe in the need to embrace equity in our industry, and we know first-hand how this directly benefits building and construction businesses. Master Builders recognises the contributions

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Industry News

Our Role in Social Sustainability

At Master Builder’s we take social sustainability seriously. We are committed to an industry that is inclusive, diverse, and supportive and are actively engaged in providing a wide range of opportunities for our local community. Social sustainability is built into everything we do in education and apprenticeships. It’s what we

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Master Builders Apprentice of the year award winners 2022!

The Master Builders Association of NSW Excellence in Construction Awards is recognised throughout the industry as the hallmark annual event for the commercial, industrial and civil engineering sectors. The Awards celebrate outstanding achievements by companies and individuals in the NSW building and construction industry. For nearly three decades Master Builders

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Making Time for Mates on International Men’s Day

November 19, is International Men’s Day, and in Australia, the theme is “Celebrating Mateship” to inspire more men to #MakeTime4Mates. It is a day to highlight positive role models in our society and raise awareness of men’s well-being. Mateship is a key feature of our national identity and close male

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Industry News

Keeping young people safe onsite.

According to SafeWork NSW, 15 to 25-year-old’s have a 75% greater chance of being injured at work with apprentice deaths & serious injuries peaking between 7 am and 10 am. With approximately 14% of the Australian workforce made up of workers between 15 and 24 years (Australian Bureau of Statistics),

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Industry News

Celebrating the achievements of our talented apprentices.

At Master Builders we are celebrating our Talented Apprentices: Tyler Barker, Shyarna Lomas, and Jemma Lawson. We are proud to announce that they are finalists in The Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT (AEN NSW & ACT) Awards 2022. Each year the AEN NSW & ACT Awards recognise outstanding achievements

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Industry News


NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week is a celebration of the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For Master Builders, NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to learn more about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our community. For decades, Master

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School Leaver Apprenticeship Program

Thank you for your interest in our Master Builders Programs. By filling out this online form a Master Builders recruitment team member will respond within 48 hours.

Register Your Interest to Offer Work Experience Opportunities

Type of Work(Required)
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Do you Currently Employ Apprentices(Required)
Have you had Work experience students in the past?(Required)
Reason for your interest in work experience placements?(Required)
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Are You a Member of Master Builders Association?(Required)

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Master Builders Programs

Thank you for your interest in our Master Builders Programs. By filling out this online form a Master Builders recruitment team member will respond within 48 hours.


This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between Master Builders Association of NSW Pty Ltd, ABN 11 074 397 532 (MBANSW) and you.

MBANSW is the registered Group Training Organisation and Apprenticeship Services arm of Master Builders Association of New South Wales, ABN 96 550 042 906 (Master Builders)

“You”, “your” and “Training Employer” refer to you, your company and business nominated in the table below.

This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between MBANSW and you.

Direct Debit Terms and Conditions

  • Your nominated account or credit card will be debited weekly for hosting a MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee.
  • The first debit to your account will occur within 7 working days of the MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee commencing their placement with your business.
  • If an invoice payment is due on a non-business day, it will be debited from your account on the following business day.
  • Training Employer account information held by MBANSW will be kept confidential. Please note that some information is provided to the MBANSW financial institution to initiate the debit to your nominated account.
  • MBANSW will give you a minimum of 14 days’ notice in writing of changes to these Terms and Conditions.
  • If you wish to make changes to this arrangement, please contact MBANSW on (02) 8586 3533.

Your responsibility in this arrangement

  • Ensure that your nominated account can accept direct debits (your financial institution can confirm this).
  • Ensure there are sufficient cleared funds in the nominated account on the drawing date.
  • Advise MBANSW in writing if the nominated account is transferred or closed.

Please note that if your payment is dishonoured by your financial institution, a re-draw will take place within 7 days.

Any transaction fees payable by MBANSW in respect to a dishonoured payment will be added to your account.


Please direct all enquiries to MBAS (02) 8586 3533 or apprenticeship@mbansw.asn.au;

Please include your phone and email address.

I/We authorise MBANSW to arrange for funds to be debited from my/our nominated account at the financial institution identified below.

This authority to direct debit will remain in place in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.