Benefits of Hiring an Apprentice or Trainee

Our apprentice service allows you to invest in training an apprentice without the headaches. We aim to take the hassle out of employing an apprentice by managing employment requirements such as payroll, superannuation, workers compensation, uniforms, PPE, off the job training and leave accruals.

Take on an apprentice

Hosting periods are flexible.

Regular workplace visits are conducted by our dedicated field officers and OHS advisors to provide pastoral care and to identify any areas of concern.

All administration is taken care of for you including:

  • Registration of the training contract
  • Government reporting
  • Industrial relations issues
  • All payroll functions
  • Workers compensation and injury management
  • Management of annual and sick leave
  • Coordination of off-the-job training
  • We can provide performance management support

Skill Hire provides your apprentice or trainee with consistent support including:

  • A full Skill Hire induction
  • Regular mentoring and monitoring
  • Training on and off-the-job
  • Occupational Health and Safety training
  • A free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Did you know when hiring an apprentice?

  • You only pay when they are working
  • Pastoral care is provided by our trained field officers
  • We provide multiple layers of support to increase engagement and completions
  • Training can be fast tracked

Apprentices and trainees available

  • Thank you awesome Skill Hire team! I just wanted to say that I'm very impressed with the high quality of staff you've been providing on a consistent basis, even at short notice. Thanks especially to Ben, Nathan and Rob, you've always made things very easy and provided fantastic service with a smile.

    Adrian McGregor
    Newform Developments
  • Amazing! Heidi and Ben were extremely helpful and efficient. They found the right staff for our needs and we will definitely keep working with them in the future.
    Highly recommend

    Francisco Navarrete
    KUA Bar & Bistro
  • Simple and painless process! Not only did we save money but more importantly we saved time and had amazing results of potential new staff with Skill hire they have made us happy and confident to expand our business knowing we can get the right people to suit our business culture. Ben showed he cares and understands both business and people. A big thank you to Ben, Nathan and the Skill Hire team for their fast result, 5/5 stars is not a well enough example to display their efforts and result!

    Samir Farah
  • Skill hire is completely hassle free and I have only good things to say about their service and staff. They fully meet my requirements and expectations every time. Their staff are always well presented, reliable and professional. I absolutely trust Skill Hire to meet my needs and the needs of my catering clients, and will continue to utilize them for all of my kitchen and FOH staff outsourcing. Thanks Ben, Heidi and team!

    Bree May
    Food According to Bree
  • To the entire Skill Hire team
    Thank you so very much for getting me out of a hard place and into a new chapter of my life! Many thanks for your time, effort and patience. It certainly wont be forgotten ...

    Apprentice Chef
  • Special thanks to Mathew Pritchard in assisting with our Pastry Chef vacancy. Very responsive to our needs urgently. We got the shortlist candidates promptly, interviews were organised swiftly by and we got our new Pastry Chef on board in a matter of days! Special thanks to Ben Willis as well in your flexibility and assistance. We greatly appreciate this

    Angela Neill
    The Mayfair Hotel
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