Hire an apprentice

As a busy business, we understand recruiting and training an apprentice or trainee alongside completing projects can be risky. Whether a first year or an experienced fourth year, we provide apprentices to fill business needs.

Group Training Organisation (GTO) – value for money

GTOs offer the expertise and support for businesses like yours to enable successful recruitment, workplace support and retainment of apprentices and trainees.

As a GTO, Community Solutions takes on the risk of hiring and training apprentices, so you don’t have to. By partnering with Community Solutions, you reduce your administrative burden, employment obligations and regulatory compliance too.

The right apprentice for your business

Benefit from an affordable and stress-free apprenticeship recruitment with Community Solutions. Our complete service includes:
• Specialised recruitment aligned to your business needs
• Intensive workplace training support through induction processPayroll – including annual leave, holiday pay and personal leave
• Workplace Health and Safety and insurances
• Human resource management
• Performance management
• A dedicated field representative, providing end-to-end practical and pastoral support.

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Industries we service

We support an array of apprentices and trainees across and array of industries including, but not limited to:

• Building and construction
• Engineering
• Electrical
• Plumbing
• Water Infrastructure
• Civil Construction
• Furnishing
• Hospitality
• Automotive
• Refrigeration and air conditioning
• Horticulture
• Manufacturing
• Warehousing
• Food processing
• Business
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Why choose Community Solutions as your Group Training provider?

Businesses like yours have been working with us for over 40 years to recruit, support and train apprentices and trainees.
We’re a not-for-profit organisation supporting the local community with a range of employment and training services.

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Hire work-ready Engineering apprentices

Pre-apprentices start their apprenticeships or traineeships with initial training and knowledge. Each Pre-Apprentice undertakes a Certificate 1 in Engineering from TAFE Queensland. This includes 8 weeks of in-class training and 3 weeks of industry work experience.

Meet Host Employer Dale Emery

Why does Dale keep hiring apprentices through Community Solutions?

“We’ve built a loyal relationship. Community Solutions are not just a supplier, more like a project partner. They’re always responsive and I never feel like just a client or a number. It is so much better and easier than managing apprentices ourselves.”

Read Dale's story

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