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Brekkie with the Tradies

When: Thu 25th February, 2021

Where: Tropics Restaurant TAFE Qld





Organisation is now well underway, and we need to have firm bookings from schools and colleges.
We encourage Years 10 and 11 students interested in pursuing a trade area as a career to attend this breakfast. This exciting and informative breakfast will feature a panel of trades people and apprentices speaking on careers and courses in:

  • Electrical Trades
  • Construction and Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration
  • Engineering
  • Automotive
  • Others …………will also be available during visit to Trades Building

The breakfast will feature important information for students wishing to explore careers in the trades area. Following the breakfast, students and teachers may opt to visit the C Block Trades Building to observe workshop area, programs, equipment and skills training associated with the above trade’s areas. 


TAFE Queensland is operating to current state mandated COVID-19 policies.  Hence attendance at this event is limited to 100. 

In order to place a deposit with caterers, bookings and payments must be finalised by Friday, 19 February 2021


Details are as follows: -

DATE:     Thursday, 25 February

TIMES:    8.30 am Registration

                9.00 am –10.30 am Breakfast and Guest Speakers

                10.30 am – 11 am Visit to C Block Trades Building

VENUE:  Tropics Restaurant, Level 3 S Block, Cairns TAFE (Gatton Street)

TOPIC: ‘An exciting future - careers in the trades’

COST:     $18.00 inc gst per person – includes breakfast and Certificate of Attendance (Tax Invoice will be provided)

Please note students must be under the supervision and care of teaching staff during the morning. Students must have mobile phones switched off or on ‘silent mode’ during the breakfast.


Certificates of Attendance will be mailed to individual schools after the event.  Due to COVID mandates, please email list of student names attending, plus teacher name/s as this is required by TAFE for contact tracing.   



Please note the BLA staff will be taking photos of the event. If students do not have Media Consent please notify me at the venue.


We look forward to your prompt response. 


Angela Toppin