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Apprentices for Business

Apprentices for Business

Supporting you –
every step of the way!

At BUSY At Work, our mission is to support businesses in developing a skilled and committed workforce.

We believe that the success of your apprentices is directly linked to the success of your business.

Our comprehensive support services are designed to ensure that apprentices are well-prepared, supported and motivated to complete their training and contribute to your organisation.

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Plug into potential.
Hire an apprentice!

Apprenticeships are a win-win: train staff your way, find specific skills and build your business.

BUSY At Work has been a leader in delivering exceptional apprenticeship support services across Australia for more than 25 years.

BUSY partners with businesses to ensure apprentice success, focusing on retention and completion to build a skilled and committed workforce.


Why choose us?

  • Capability Assessment: Pre-apprenticeship assessment that evaluates your apprentice’s suitability for their career ahead.
  • Wraparound Support: Comprehensive services for apprentices facing barriers, including women in trades, First Nations Australians, apprentices with disabilities and those in remote areas.
  • Integrated Support: Targeted mentoring and regular check-ins to keep apprentices on track.
  • Continuous Engagement: Ongoing support for both apprentices and employers to promptly address any issues.
  • Demand-Driven Mentoring: One-on-one guidance, skill development and emotional support.
  • Employer Education: Best practices for supporting apprentices and fostering an inclusive work environment.
  • Accessing Government Incentives: BUSY will assess you and your apprentice for eligibility and help you receive maximum benefits.
  • Administrative Ease: Assistance with all paperwork for a hassle-free process.

Would hiring an apprentice benefit my business?

Yes! Hiring apprentices can be a great way to grow your business. You can train new staff exactly how you want them to work, which can lead to loyal employees who stick around for the long haul.

Apprenticeships can also help you find people with the specific skills you need, saving you time and money on recruiting. Plus, these new hires bring fresh ideas to the table, which can encourage innovation in your business.

And let’s not forget that a strong apprenticeship program shows existing staff you’re investing in a skilled workforce, boosting morale of all employees.

Apprenticeship Central - find your next apprentice or trainee!

Apprenticeship Central is a national recruiting jobs board, helping employers to find their next apprentice or trainee!  It is free to register and lodge your vacancy or search through registered job seekers to find the best fit for your business. 

Register and start lodging or searching today!



Once you find your ideal apprentice or trainee, we can advise on any financial incentives that you and your new employee may be eligible to receive. 

Our Apprenticeship Field Officers at BUSY can take care of:

  • Sign-up, 
  • Lodgement of the training contract with the State Training Authority, 
  • Claim forms,
  • Any identified mentoring support required,
  • Eligibility check for any financial an other incentives.

Government-funded financial support for apprenticeship recruitment

Did we mention this entire process is government-funded? Our services cost your business nothing, so if your business is ready for new team members, simply fill out the form below or call 13 28 79.

Current Incentives

BUSY at Work is committed to assisting apprentices and trainees in completing their qualifications and remaining in employment and can provide information on the Australian Apprenticeship Incentive System and available employer incentives.

Further information

Find out more in our Employers & Apprentices Guide to Apprenticeships (PDF).


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