Pre-Apprenticeship for Plumbing & Gasfitting

Pre-Apprenticeship for Painting & Decorating

School based training: Plumbing & Gasfitting and Painting & Decorating

Apprentice Employment: Putting Apprentices into Employment


Benefits of MPA Skills Apprentice Employment - Confidence | Support | Flexibility | Productivity

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Welcome to MPA Skills

MPA Skills is a Group Training Organisation and Registered Training Organisation, employing over 300 plumbing and painting apprentices and providing training to over 1200 students. MPA Skills provides school based trade training in partnership with 3 secondary colleges and their feeder schools.  Additionally, we conduct multiple pre-apprenticeship programs annually and provide training to approximately 60% of metropolitan plumbing apprentices.

We have 3 campuses across the metropolitan area, with campuses at Maylands, Bayswater and Jandakot. We are the major employer of plumbing and painting apprentices in WA, with over 300 apprentices being placed with approximately 160 Host Employers.

MPA Skills are proud recipients of the following awards:

  • 2012  MPA Skills and John Forrest Secondary College were the winner of the Department of Training and Workforce Development “WA VET in Schools Excellence” award.
  • 2011  MPA Skills and John Forrest Secondary College were the winner of the Australian Training Awards in the National Focus Category of “School Pathway to VET Award”
  • 2010  Finalist in the Department of Training and Workforce Development WA Training Awards “WA Small Business Provider of the Year” more

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