About Group Training


Group Training is a training and employment arrangement where an organisation, known as a Group Training Organisation or GTO, employs apprentices and trainees under an Apprenticeship / Traineeship Training Contract and places them with host employers.

A GTO assumes the employer responsibilities for the quality and continuity of the apprentices’ and trainees’ employment and training. The GTO also manages the additional care and support necessary to achieve the successful completion of the training contract.

Benefits of undertaking an apprentice or trainee through Group Training:
  • We take the hassle out of finding the apprentice or trainee
  • We take the responsibility of employing the apprentice or trainee
  • We cover all of the apprentice or trainee entitlements including sick leave, holiday leave, superannuation & workers compensation costs.
  • All of the administration and government paperwork is handled by the GTO;
  • All training is arranged by the GTO;
  • GTOs work to a set of National Standards to ensure the highest quality of service is provided