Existing workers who perform building related tasks in Queensland and wish to be recognised as a tradesperson in construction will have an alternative to completing a traditional apprenticeship under a new program announced by the Queensland government.

Targeting existing workers and labourers over the age of 21 in areas such as bricklaying, carpentry, painting, plastering or tiling, the Registered Trade Skills Pathway Construction Pilot Program will aim to assist non-qualified workers in a number of trades, helping them to build on existing skills, knowledge and experience to…