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TABMA is the Timber and Building Materials Association which operates as both a not for profit industry association and company that employs apprentices and trainees placing them with local businesses and tradespeople. TABMA operates across Australia and TABMA QLD specifically operates across Queensland and Northern NSW. Our aim is to have all entry level positions in the timber and building materials industry employed into an apprenticeship or traineeship from receptionist to forklift driver, from machine operator to accounts, from yards person to internal sales person, retail to warehousing, from cabinet making apprentice to floor technology apprentice. The industry pathways are endless and we are here to help navigate. 

The apprenticeships that we offer are (but not limited to); Cabinet Making, Wood Machining, Shopfitting, Joiner, Floor Technology, Furniture Making and Air-conditioning and Refrigeration. 

The traineeships that we offer are (but not limited to); Truss and Frame Manufacturing, Truss and Frame Design, Timber Merchandising, Timber Manufacturing, Sawmilling and Processing, Warehousing, Retail, Business to Business Sales, Business and Business Administration.


Contact Details

Alicia Oelkers (State Manager)

Unit 8, Level 1,

Building 2/385 Sherwood Rd,


(07) 3254 3166 



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