Employing an apprentice or trainee is a great way to strengthen your workforce. Combining study with practical training, apprenticeships and traineeships give employers the opportunity to recruit staff and avoid future skill shortages.

MyPath Education can work with you to provide apprenticeships in QLD to suitable candidates. We’ll help you develop customised training solutions to ensure your apprentice is developing the right skills at an appropriate pace.

To successfully navigate the steps involved with employing an apprentice or trainee, please read the information below.

Employer Responsibilities

A number of responsibilities apply to employers who offer apprenticeships and traineeships through their business. These responsibilities relate to the following matters:

  • Assessment and training
  • Minimum hours of work and study
  • Supervision
  • Range of work
  • Notification of any changes or events that could impact the outcome of an apprenticeship or traineeship
  • Availability of training facilities.

Employers who fail to take these obligations seriously risk being sanctioned, but MyPath Education can assist you with meeting your responsibilities.

Why Employers Choose MyPath Education

Employers choose MyPath Education because of our reputation for providing consistent support. If you’re thinking of offering apprenticeship training, we can guide you through this process to ensure optimal outcomes for your business and staff.  As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), we’re able to offer the following benefits and resources to employers:

  • Customised apprentice training plans arranged through face-to-face meetings between employers and students
  • Onsite training of theory and practical skills with your apprentice
  • College delivery where required
  • Experienced industry trainers and assessors
  • Flexible delivery of training plans
  • Assistance with performance management
  • And more.

MyPath Education works in partnership with the Australian Apprenticeship Networks, allowing us to find the best apprentices and trainees for your business.

Apprenticeship Training Courses

MyPath Education provides a range of apprentice and trainee courses across various industries. Provided through part-time, full-time, and school-based training plans, each course awards nationally accredited qualifications, including certificates, diplomas, trades and other career pathways designed to help apprentices and trainees gain sustainable employment.

Our courses are divided into the following categories:

No matter which qualification your apprentice or trainee is working towards, we provide the same high standard of support to employers across all our courses.

Costs and Incentives

Employing an apprentice or trainee is a smart investment for your business. To encourage the uptake of apprentice training programs, the Australian Government has introduced a number of financial incentives for businesses.

MyPath Education can help employers can take advantage of the following financial incentives:

  • Tax exemptions
  • Completion incentives (to encourage apprentices and trainees to finish their qualification)
  • Mature-aged worker incentives
  • And more.

For more information on the financial incentives available to employers, MyPath Education can help you determine the best options for your business.

Important Information

The links below are useful resources for employers of apprentices and trainees:

Establishing a reliable and well-trained workforce is easy with MyPath Education. To discuss what’s involved with employing an apprentice or trainee in more detail, please get in touch with MyPath Education today.