The ConX Blog

Female Tradies Enter the Trade Industry

Women who work in trades are not princesses, says carpentry apprentice Juliette Liddle. ''The princesses don't make it,'' she laughs.

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5 steps to overcome the last minute panic of quarterly BAS statements

Well tradies, for those of you that report your activity statements quarterly, I’m sure, like me, you were tearing your hair out yesterday afternoon. Well, I made it over the line and here are my tips for making the next quarter a little easier:

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What is a white card and why you need it for construction work

White Card training' is the term used to describe general induction for construction training and the term 'White Card' is literally the plastic card you get from the Registered Training Organisation once your training is complete. (FYI- this was previously called a green card).

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Construction Apprenticeship Versus University Degree

Leading research analysts suggest that the value of a degree is questionable if costs of obtaining one increases under the Federal Government's plan.

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An overview of the Australian Construction Industry

Ever wondered how ConX works? Here is a how and why of the Australian construction industry and how ConX fits into it.

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Trade apprentices on the A team to solve the skills shortage

"Our kids need the freedom and support at school to choose a career in the trades without feeling like they're playing on the B team for not deciding to go to uni,"  - Federal Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley

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Is it a struggle to keep work flow constant

We hear from tradies all the time -- its a hassle to find a consistent flow of construction jobs. Waiting on deliveries, bad weather stalling a project... We get it.

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Looking for Jobs in Construction?

The great part about ConX is, we're able to identify gaps in the construction jobs market and help tradies like you find work.  

We're actively sourcing the best jobs for carpenters, jobs for electricians, jobs for plumbers and jobs for bricklayers...

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ConX in the news - Shaking up the Construction jobs market

Thanks Start Up Smart. They've written a great article about us. We like to think we're shaking things up, too. 

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