Hiring an Australian School Based Apprentice (ASBA)

THE BENEFITS OF HIRING AN APPRENTICE

Australian Apprenticeships provide real benefits by producing a more productive worker familiar with the needs of business and trained for a specific industry.

Australian Apprenticeships is a term that covers all apprenticeships and traineeships.


BENEFITS OF TRAINING

Research has found that training provides a positive return on investment (ROI) and helps businesses in the areas of:

•  productivity
•  savings on materials and capital costs
•  worker motivation
•  improved quality and service
•  staff retention


WIDE RANGE OF AUSTRALIAN APPRENTICESHIPS

Australian Apprenticeships courses are designed by industry for industry and are available in more than 500 occupations across Australia, ranging from construction to multimedia.


FLEXIBILITY

Australian Apprenticeships are flexible and provide a wide choice of training options. They offer the opportunity of full- or part-time employment. That means you're able to fill gaps on staff rosters for any period of time, from one to several days per week.


ENSURING THE RIGHT SKILLS

The Australian Apprenticeships system allows for better "quality assurance" of training which ensures that you get both a competent employee and that the skills required by your industry are preserved and passed on to others.


SUPPORT

Australian Apprenticeships Centres and group training organisations can provide you with information, help and support at all stages of the Australian Apprenticeships cycle. From recruiting a Australian Apprentice to receiving funding and incentives from government to managing and completing a Australian Apprenticeship within your business.


FUNDING AND INCENTIVES

Australian Apprenticeships attract financial assistance from both Australian and state and territory governments for eligible employers to help reduce the cost of training.


WAGES

An Australian Apprentice is usually paid a reduced training wage, reflecting the time the employee spends in training.