Benefits of Hiring an Apprentice or Trainee

Help ensure the long-term success of your business

Apprenticeship training utilises the skills and knowledge of the more experienced members of your team. It can also provide a succession plan for workers approaching retirement, retaining their expertise within your business.

Give existing staff new skills

When your existing staff are involved in training the apprentice or trainee, they have the opportunity to learn new skills in training and supervision.

Benefits of hiring through ATC vs direct employment

ATC employs over 200 apprentices and trainees placed with over 100 businesses. We understand your industry and know what you need from an apprentice or trainee.

1. We recruit

We have many years of experience in recruitment and through a combination of our networks and advertising, we will find the right person for the job, saving you the time and costs of recruitment. Of course, the final decision is yours. ATC can even structure a new apprenticeship to match the skill requirements of your industry or business.

2. We add flexibility

The length of the apprentice or trainee placement can be flexible to suit your changing business needs. ATC can offer apprentices from a mix experience levels from 1st, 2nd, 3rd to 4th year.  They can be full-time, part-time or school-based, depending on what suits your business. The apprentice or trainee will receive ongoing support in work placement and training until they qualify.

3. We take care of the training together

You provide the supervised, on-the-job training. We arrange and monitor their off-the-job vocational training and ensure it is ongoing until they achieve their qualification. ATC closely monitors each placement to be certain the required progress is being achieved.

We do all the liaison and with the WA regulatory body,  ApprentiCentre and with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) such as Durack Institute of Technology – from registration through to qualification.

4. We handle employment responsibilities.

ATC will manage all employment requirements including Workcover and industrial relations issues. We manage all the paperwork connected with the placement including payroll administration, monitoring and management.

5. We provide mentoring.

ATC Industry Consultants manage the performance of your apprentice or trainee with regular on-the-job mentoring. They also support you by ensuring your business is getting the optimum value from this placement.