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Are we looking at a “skills war”? - Marc Lyons

2017 has certainly been an eventful year...and not just at the BLSC! The accelerating growth in the Victorian construction industry sees all sectors performing at, or near, record levels.

Delegation from Singapore's Ministry of Manpower visits the BLSC

The Building Leadership Simulation Centre (BLSC) hosted a delegation of 18 participants from Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower on Friday 18 November 2016.

Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year

Master Builders Association of Victoria won the title of Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year in the 2016 Victorian State Training Awards at a ceremony at Crown Palladium on Friday 26 August

Engaging Workers

Employee engagement is the emotional commitment we have with out organisations and its goals. Engaged workers care about their work and their organisation. When workers care about what they're doing - they're engaged!

Enforcement to Engagement

View CodeSafe’s Pre-Start Mentoring Workshop information and see how a past participant of the BLSC is using his skills to improve OHS workforce engagement. Download a free QR Scanner from your App Store then scan the code on your mobile device to find out more.

Building a Future: The Changing Face of Construction

Smarter - Telstra Business
February 2015

The Australian construction sector is rapidly changing, with technology a key driver of change.

ACCI members invest in safer work practices

Australian Chamber of Commerce
October 2014

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) promoting the safety benefits delivered by the Business Leadership Simulation Centre in the context of Safety Awareness Month.

Innovative training improves safety in construction

Work Safe Australia
August 2014

The BLSC was recently showcased as a case study on the Safe Work Australia website, for their participation in the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022.

Unique skills training program for Metricon staff

The Weekly Review Greater Geelong
August 2014

In a first for Victoria's construction industry, the Metricon Building Certification Program offer specialised training and education pathways for its staff.

Re-Launch of the Building Leadership Simulation Centre

Urban Melbourne
April 2014

The BLSC has been uniquely "Australianised" with Hickory's Magna Prima's Istana residential project located at 218 A'Beckett Street.

BLSC officially opens its doors

Master Builders Association of Victoria
August 2012

Melbourne has become the Southern Hemisphere’s first city to offer state-of-the-art simulation training for the building and construction industry with today’s launch of the $14 million Building Leadership Simulation Centre.

Training centre for Melbourne

Sydney Morning Herald
February 2012

In a boost to the building and construction industry, Melbourne is to become home to a world-class simulation training centre.

Simulation training: The future of our industry

Statement by Brian Welch, Executive Director, Master Builders Association of Victoria
February 2012

This year, Master Builders will make its biggest single investment to bring a state-of-the-art training facility to Melbourne.

Investment coup as Melbourne wins world leading training centre

Melbourne is to become home to a world-leading simulation training centre, announced Master Builders.