Why hire an Apprentice or Trainee?

  • Flexible
  • Cost-effective
  • Fully managed service
  • Financial incentives
  • Large pool of candidates

Hiring an apprentice or trainee with Work & Training is a flexible and cost-effective way to fill a gap in your workforce capacity. 

With over 150,000 Australian apprentices and trainees commencing in roles each year1, there is a large pool of willing applicants looking for opportunities to work and learn with your business. 

Hiring an apprentice or trainee is a great way of creating skilled and loyal workers for your future, with many employers reporting an increase in overall staff retention and motivation as a result.

About group training

Apprenticeships and traineeships allow employees to ‘learn while they earn’ and undertake a formal qualification alongside a permanent role with a host business or employer.

There are hundreds of qualifications available for apprentices to gain alongside work, ranging from traditional trades such as construction and plumbing, through to hospitality and tourism; business, retail, health and aged care qualifications.

How group training benefits your business

Hiring an apprentice with Work & Training allows you to train your way. Apprentices and trainees are not only dedicated to the opportunity to work, but have also undertaken a commitment to learn your trade and business practices, with assessment of their learning based on competency and performance in the role.

The nationally recognised qualifications offered through apprenticeships and traineeships are developed around the needs of Australian industry. By hiring an apprentice or trainee you are able to shape their training based on the specific needs of your business – contributing to the development of Australia’s workforce skills relevant for today and into the future.

Why choose Work & Training?

Work & Training is the largest Tasmanian company employing apprentices and trainees. We operate statewide and our highly skilled staff deliver exceptional services and candidates to your business.

Our business consultants work closely with employers to find the best match for their business needs, and continue to support throughout the timeline of an apprenticeship to ensure the most effective placements.

As your Group Training Organisation (GTO) we handle all administrative duties such as recruiting, contracts, assessment, wages and insurance so you can focus on your business. There are also incentives offered to businesses taking on apprentices, including financial incentives through the Australian government and grants for small businesses in Tasmania.

Contact us today to learn more about becoming a host employer with Work & Training.

1Annual Australian Apprenticeships Summary Statistics – 12 months to September 2018