There are many benefits of hiring an Australian Apprentice for your business. You get an opportunity to train them in skills and processes that are suited to your organisation. They will be more invested in your business and turnover is also comparitively lesser.
Statistics show that over 55% of Apprentices continue with their employer on completion of their apprenticeship, with over 85% of Apprentices staying in their industry. This shows that apprentices are keen employees and may be willing to stay in their organisation if a job is available post apprenticeship.
Investing in Your Future
Developing the capability for a business to grow is an important consideration for employers. Employing an apprentice or trainee is an effective way to help meet the demands of the business and increase production. You are not just investing in the apprentices, but also in the future of your organisation.
Australian Apprenticeships are employment based and cover hundreds of occupations across 50 industries. Employment can be full-time or part-time, but they must be permanent positions.
Qualifications have been developed through consultation with industry are the basis of an apprenticeship or traineeship. Assessment is based on an employee demonstrating the skill required.
As an employer you get a chance to teach apprentices how you like things to be done and can adapting their learning to your own workplace practices. Each apprentice or trainee must undertake formal training during work time. This may be at a training organisation or at your work place. Time for training is paid as work time.
Often your apprentice will receive additional external support to complete their training, making an apprenticeship a cost-effective way of training staff.