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Whether you’re looking for a full time, part-time or school based Apprenticeship or Traineeship, the Apprentice Employment Network WA and our member Group Training Organisations (GTOs) can help YOU.
  • GTO is a collective name given to organisations that employ apprentices and trainees and hire them out to other business, referred to as host employers, to complete their apprenticeship or traineeship.
  • During your employment our GTO members will ensure you obtain quality training and employment and provide you with ongoing support and pastoral care to make sure you succeed.

A report by the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research, found that GTOs achieve ‘substantially higher’ completion rates for apprentices and trainees than direct employers in small and medium sized businesses.

Use the FIND A GTO search function on this page to connect to a GTO member that could employ you.

Explore this website further, to assist you in finding out more about our GTO members, employment and training opportunities, and tips to find a job.

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Benefits of undertaking an Apprenticeship / Traineeship with our GTO Members:
  • Get paid while you learn;
  • Your training may be eligible for government subsidies;
  • You will not be unemployed if work with a particular host employer runs out, as you are employed by the GTO who will find you another work placement for you to continue your apprenticeship / traineeship;
  • Have the flexibility to rotate to different host employers;
  • Wage and allowances are paid by the GTO in accordance with Awards and other agreements;
  • All of the administration and government paperwork is handled by the GTO;
  • Training is arranged by the GTO;
  • Safety equipment will be provided to you by the GTO before you start work;
Interested in an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Please fill in your details below and a GTO member of the Apprentice Employment Network will get in contact with you if they have a position you could be interested in.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why should I complete an Apprenticeship or Traineeship with a GTO compared to going direct to an employer?

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    • Firstly, when you contact a GTO, you have access to unbiased information and assistance in finding the right apprenticeship or traineeship for you. So a GTO is a great place to start.
    • GTOs have vast industry experience and connections. With a GTO, you have more choice and opportunities – you have access to a wide variety of host businesses rather than a single position
    • Receive ongoing mentoring, support and feedback by highly qualified and dedicated Group Training Consultants who are committed to ensuring the best fit between apprentices/trainees and host employers
    • Gain extra skills and experience by changing your host employer during your apprenticeship or traineeship
    • GTOs can act as a mediator to resolve any workplace disputes or issues you may have with your apprenticeship/traineeship. They can also provide an alternative placement if this becomes necessary
    • Have freedom from the risk of employer exploitation and protection from individual company downturns
    • Job security during your contract of training

    If you’re an exceptional talent, you may be recognised through GTO state and national awards schemes and can participate in a national career development and leadership program

    Who do I contact about Group Training Apprenticeships and Traineeships?

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    You can contact a GTO directly. Visit the GTO Directory here. This will take you to a listing of our member GTOs in link you directly to their websites for further contact. There will be a number of GTOs that can potentially assist you so if some GTOs are unable to help then keep contacting others.

    How does a Group Training Organisation help me to find an apprenticeship or traineeship?

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    Group Training Organisations know what opportunities are available across a wide range of industries and have branches in many locations, both metropolitan and regional areas. They can help you work out what will suit you best and advise you on how to achieve the career and lifestyle you want. From time to time, GTOs will have available positions advertised on their websites and in various online and printed media. You may be able to apply for these positions straight away. Otherwise, if a position is not immediately available, the GTO can register your details and contact you when the opportunity arises. For more help, visit the GTO Directory here

    What are the wages and conditions for apprentices and trainees?

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    Apprentices and trainees are generally covered by the same employment conditions as other employees. However, they are also subject to the conditions of their training contract. The training contract is an agreement that the apprentice or trainee and their employer sign detailing the workplace based training that will be provided. It also confirms any off-the-job training which is delivered by a Registered Training Organisation.

    How much you earn depends on the industry you are in, the job you are doing and which industrial arrangement you come under:

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    • Industry Award
    • Certified Agreement
    • State or Territory approved contract of employment

    Group Training Organisations can provide details of the pay rates and conditions by industry.

    What happens when I’ve completed my Apprenticeship or Traineeship?

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    You may be offered ongoing employment, you may choose to seek other employment or you may decide to further your education through university or other studies. Apprenticeships and traineeships are easily linked to further vocational education and university studies. If your host business offers you ongoing employment, it’s your choice whether to continue working with them or pursue other opportunities. A GTO can provide practical advice on career direction and opportunities assisting you with the next steps in progressing your career.

    What if I don’t complete my Apprenticeship or Traineeship?

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    As GTOs are independent from your host employer, you can speak freely with them about any issues or doubts you may be experiencing. GTOs provide an objective perspective and will discuss your options as well as suggest a course of action. If you wish to complete your apprenticeship/traineeship later on, the GTO can assist with your return.