Apprentices and Trainees


Apprenticeship Services

Since 1988, BUSY At Work has played a key role in growing Australian Apprenticeship and Traineeship numbers and is the longest serving Australian Apprenticeships Centre in Queensland. Over the years we have established a reputation as the specialists in apprenticeship support services. 

Contracted by the Australian Government to deliver throughout Queensland and Western Australia, BUSY At Work is an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) services provider and can ensure that both employers and employees get the most out of the Australian apprenticeship and traineeship system by providing administration support, mentoring programs and reliable, up-to-date advice on Government incentives and requirements. 

We provide information, administration assistance, support and advice to jobseekers and current apprentices and their employers as well as existing workers, school students and numerous other stakeholders.

We take the financial and administrative burden off you and make it easy for you to invest in the best career path for your staff.

We do this by:

  • Providing you with the most accurate advice and information to suit your business;
  • Assisting you to choose the right qualification.
  • Visiting you at your workplace to complete the paperwork and induct your apprentice into their qualification.
  • Assessing your eligibility and processing claims for available government incentives.
  • Keeping in touch with you and your employees to make sure you’re on the right path to successfully completing the qualification.

Recruiting an Apprentice or Trainee

BUSY At Work take all the hassle out of recruitment and make it easy for you to take on an apprentice or trainee. Our careers and placement team know that every industry requires a different set of skills, and they are dedicated to finding the right person for your job.

We’ll discuss your vacancy with you and let you know about any financial incentives that you may be eligible to receive. From there, we’ll advertise your job, manage the application pre-screening process and provide you with a shortlist of eligible, job ready candidates for you to interview.

Once you’ve found your new employee, BUSY At Work can take care of the sign-up, lodgement of the training contract with the State Training Authority, claim forms and offer ongoing mentoring support for your new apprentice or trainee to ensure they stay in the job and understand your work expectations.

Did we mention this entire process is government funded?

Our services cost your business nothing so if your business is ready for its next employee, simply fill out the form below or call 13 28 79.

Current Incentives

To assist with Australia’s economic recovery, there are wage subsidies available for employers when placing an apprentice or trainee – your business could save 50% in wage costs for your new employee. FIND OUT MORE

Further Information

Helpful resources regarding apprenticeships and traineeships, including qualifications available and standard guide to incentives for placing an apprentice or trainee.


*THE BUSY GROUP LTD trading as BUSY At Work is a service provider contracted by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment to provide support services to prospective and current employers and Australian Apprentices. THE BUSY GROUP LTD is one of a number of Network Providers in Queensland and Western Australia. This website does not represent the Australian Government, if you wish to access information about the Australian Apprenticeships, from the Australian Government you should access the Australian Apprenticeships website.

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