Step 4: Ongoing Support

There is ongoing support for both employers and Australian Apprentices to help improve everyone’s experience and to increase the chances of successful completion. You should consider formal support, such as management and supervision, as well as the overall wellbeing of your apprentice or trainee. Read on to learn about supporting your Australian Apprentice through every stage of their training.

Provide the right supervision and management

Provide the right supervision and management

Correct supervision and management of your Australian Apprentice is vital throughout the duration of the training and contract. Supervising an apprentice or trainee can be more challenging than managing more experienced staff.

A large part of good quality apprenticeship management comes down to ensuring their supervisor has the right skills and experience to teach the apprentice or trainee.

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Know your support systems

Know your support systems

There are a number of support systems available to guide you through your journey as an employer of an Australian Apprentice.

There are also support systems for your apprentice or trainee. Understanding the types of support available to them can assist you in referring them if additional support is needed.

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Monitor and record training

Monitor and record training

As an employer, you will play a major role in the training of your apprentice or trainee.

The apprentice or trainee need to undertake their on and off the job training throughout the apprenticeship.

Their workplace supervisor should support the apprentice or trainee to practice their skills through on-the-job training, and will need to monitor their progression against their training plan.

With good guidance and proper workplace supervision, you can provide the right environment to help your apprentice or trainee develop their skills and progress in their career.

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Stay in touch with your AASN provider

Stay in touch with your AASN provider

The Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider who conducted the sign up will be able to support you through every stage of your journey as an employer of an Australia Apprentice.

You should keep a copy of the training contract and your provider contact details somewhere easy to find. They are your go to contact for any support or questions throughout the duration of the Australian Apprenticeship.

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