Careers

Apprenticeships Programs

At Macdonald Floorcovering Group we believe we’re leaders in the floorcovering industry when it comes to training apprentices.

Since our inception we have trained apprentices, and when we joined TFIA as our apprenticeship training provider we haven’t looked back.

We give you the opportunity to be in the driver’s seat when it comes to your Floorcovering career, through various learning and collaboration opportunities, we
can train you as an apprentices in Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Floor Finishes); Normally the apprenticeship run for 4 years with training provided offsite in our purpose built training area and overseen by TFIA assessors.

Apprentices will learn all aspects in a tailored course of:

  • Resilient Floors and Walls,
  • Floating Timber Floors,
  • Carpet,
  • Floor Preparation,
  • And as with all trades the appropriate OH&S, Forklift and Manufactures certificates.

Training on the job is always the most important factor for young people and having the offsite training done in house you can take advantage of expert staff to learn valuable career tips and to tap into the diverse and deep skills of fellow teammates and share information and ideas. This system has proven to be the most successful within the Floorcovering Industry.

 

Employment Opportunities

At Macdonald Floorcovering Group we work under an EBA (Enterprise Bargaining Agreement) certified by the Floorcovering Association and Federated Furnishing Trade Society of Victoria Branch.

We foster a strong, collaborative network of diverse and skilled team members that drive results and innovation in a dynamic, fast-paced and rewarding environment.

We strive to make a difference for our customers, our community and our environment, and we will help you to take your career to new places by continuously driving your own learning and development… while creating your own work/life flexibility and personalized benefits that suit your lifestyle

As we are always on the lookout for qualified tradespersons or suitable candidates for apprentices or out of work apprentices, we urge in interested parties to apply for work with us if a career in commercial floorcoverings is to your liking.

Please use the contact us page or ring our office for further information.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

As the flooring industry is a registered (Skills Shortage) trade, opportunities for workers qualified to work on a 457 visa with sponsorship is available.

We currently sponsor several employees on this 457 visa and are willing to interview or liaise with suitable persons wanting to apply.

As we currently do sponsor workers we are prequalified with the Department of Immigration to sponsor workers on this system should a suitable candidate be available and the opportunity be available in our workforce.