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About us

Formerly known as GAGAL, Apprentices And Trainees Queensland (ATQLD) is a not for profit Group Training Organisation whose core business is providing apprentices and trainees to businesses throughout Central Queensland. With a strong 37 years of experience, ATQLD is known to be the go to GTO in Central Queensland.

With offices in Gladstone, Biloela and Rockhampton, ATQLD, is able to provide timely support for industry and the community in Central Queensland.

ATQLD has a history of innovation and responsiveness to issues that impact on regional Queensland and is proud of and grateful for the support that is received from both industry and the community. ATQLD has gained a reputation for commitment, performance and work ethic within industry and the community of the Central Queensland region. ATQLD was instrumental in developing the School Based Apprenticeship model that is so popular today.

Gladstone Technical Training Centre (GTTC), located on our site in Gladstone is a professional location for the training of locals in our community and industry, the workshops are ideal for “hands on” skills training and the training rooms are set up for any training purpose.

The Banana Engineering Skills Training (BEST) Centre in Biloela provides vital support to the resource sector of the Callide and Dawson Valleys, as well as providing training opportunities for the community. The Centre delivers off the job training in diesel fitting, fitting & turning, electrical and boilermaking to apprentices from throughout the region.


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26 Beckinsale Street
Gladstone QLD 4680


63 Raedon Street
Biloela QLD 4715


2/111 Musgrave Street
Rockhampton QLD 4700


To get into contact with us in regards to hiring an apprentice or trainee, further information on our job opportunities and for all other general enquiries, please contact our head office below:

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Phone 1300 242 425

Office Hours

Monday           07.30am - 05.00pm

Tuesday           07.30am - 05.00pm

Wednesday     07.30am - 05.00pm

Thursday         07.30am - 05.00pm

Friday               07.30am - 12:30pm

Meet Our Team

Photo: ATQLD Office staff supporting R U OK? Day.

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