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Meet Robert: Domestic Builder Registration Mentor
“They can sit down with me and we will go through the application together. I’ll give them feedback and some tips on the assessment process, and coach them through it.” As our builder registration mentor, it’s Robert Schaasberg’s job to help students nail their VBA builder registration applications. We caught up with him to chat
Meet Pauline Duncan
Pauline Duncan is the Chief People Officer at Simonds Group. Simonds Group currently has around 800 staff across their Simonds Homes and Builders Academy Australia businesses. Pauline is an influential force, who’s traversed different industries landing where she feels very much at home in building and construction. Pauline’s passionate about supporting other women with opportunities
Meet Tansel Alici – Trainer
One of the hardest things for tradies who want to progress in their career is finding time to get the next level of qualification while working.
“To be able to get up, go to work, do a hard day’s yakka – it’s not an easy job that they do.”
Builders Academy Australia senior instructor Tansel Alici understands this. Not only because he’s worked in the industry for more than two decades, but because he studied at BAA himself.
After many years in the industry, Tansel has some simple advice for anyone who wants to upgrade their skill set.