Need work-ready apprentices? Our trainees graduate from March 2022, be the first to snap them up!

We recently commenced our first ever Pre-Apprenticeship Program with a Certificate I in Engineering and Carpentry. There will only be 12 trainees selected for each, so be sure to let us know you are interested in hiring one of these graduates today.

Enhanced Pathways Program

Our trainees will undergo 10 weeks of in-class training at TAFE Queensland and Community Solutions offices, then will commence 3 weeks of industry work experience.

A Certificate I in Engineering or Carpentry is the minimum of what these participants will accomplish. We will also provide practical teaching elements and workplace preparation in safety, wellness, industrial relations and industry engagement. Graduates will be white card and work ready from day one of employment.

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    Save time and money

    Running a business is challenging. Finding the right apprentice can be just as difficult.

    Wouldn’t it be great to mitigate the risk and find a candidate who is work ready, eager

    to learn, and Certificate I qualified? We help businesses in the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane regions to recruit and manage apprentices, so you can get on with managing your business. Our complete service includes:

    • Recruitment
    • Payroll – including Annual Leave, Public Holidays and Personal Leave
    • Workplace Health and Safety
    • Human resources
    • Performance management
    • A dedicated field representative, to keep your apprentice’s training and performance on-track.

    Government funding access

    Eligible host employers of new apprentices can receive funding up to $21,000 in financial bonuses with a Community Solutions apprentice or trainee.

    Employers can benefit from up to a 50% wage subsidy for an Australian apprentice or trainee participating in our Pre-Apprenticeship Program.

    Subject to eligibility. Hurry, this offer expires March 31, 2022.

    Find out more

    Why choose Community Solutions as your Group Training provider?

    • We have secured Queensland Government funding to deliver a Certificate I in Engineering to support the local manufacturing industry.
    • We’re a not for profit organisation supporting the local community with a range of employment and training services.
    • We’re experienced. We’ve been around for over 30 years supporting businesses like yours in placing apprentices and trainees.

    Call now and talk to our team >

    “This will give new apprentices the ability to hit the ground running when they get to work.”

    – Darren Carlson, General Manager Apprenticeship and Traineeships, Community Solutions

    Take the first steps to find out more.  

    Want a test drive?

    The last 3 weeks of the 13-week pre-apprenticeship program is work experience. Let us know today if you are interested in road testing one of our candidates in February 2022 (engineering) or April 2022 (carpentry) by giving them 3 weeks of work experience in your business.

    If successful you can choose to employee one or more graduates!

    Call now and talk to our team >

    Benefits to employers

    • Work-ready apprentices
    • Quicker revenue returns from apprentices
    • Work Cover is pre-arranged
    • PPE supplied