Employers

Hiring An Apprentice

As an apprentice host company with apprenticepower, you’ll get access to some of the most skilled and apt apprentices and trainees out there. We screen all apprentices and match them according to your organisation’s needs and skills. Together, we cooperate to deliver quality vocational training in an environment or cooperation and learning. Hiring an apprentice has never been easier.


Costs of hiring an apprentice

As the direct employer, apprenticepower is responsible for the statutory obligations and costs of an employer. apprenticepower recovers these costs from the Apprentice Host. Billing rates will be quoted prior to referral.

Costs recovered include:

  • Annual leave and leave loading
  • Sick leave, public Holidays and Picnic days
  • Workers Compensation
  • Superannuation
  • Bereavement leave

The hourly rate charged to the Apprentice Host is GST exclusive – there are NO additional charges levied except additional award provisions where applicable eg: Meal Allowances or Travel Allowances.


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Allows the apprentice/trainee any necessary absence as required for the apprentice/trainee to attend the training course associated with the apprenticeship/traineeship. The Host is to sight the apprentice/trainee RTO Attendance Card each time the apprentice/trainee has attended the RTO.

  • Allows the apprentice/trainee stand-down time to meet the requirements of a workplace based assessment conducted in the workplace by the RTO providing assessment.
  • Provides to our company on a weekly basis, time sheets indicating hours worked and other allowances, either as part of the award, or company based.
  • Will pay within 7 days the weekly invoice submitted for recovery of wages and other on costs.
  • Will not place the wage records of the apprentice on the host wage records.
  • Shall provide an appropriate and adequate Public Liability Insurance Policy to cover any contingency with the apprentice/trainee and shall produce a copy of such a policy on request by an ASM.
  • Where the Host wishes to employ an apprentice or trainee placed by WSROC GA prior to the completion of the training agreement or placement, a fee will be charged.
  • Assist in identifying issues which impact on satisfactory progression of necessary training and refer them to the WSROC ASM for follow-up action.
  • Shall be responsible for safeguarding and supervising the apprentice/trainee and shall comply with all relevant legislation and regulation.
  • Placement is subject to the acceptance of WSROC Terms and Conditions.

About On-Costs

As the direct employer apprenticepower is responsible for the statutory obligations and costs of an employer. apprenticepower recovers these costs from the Host. Billing rates will be quoted prior to referral.

Costs recovered include:

  • Annual leave and leave loading
  • Sick leave, public Holidays and Picnic days
  • Workers Compensation (not proportional only charge industry % rate)
  • Superannuation
  • Bereavement leave

The hourly rate charged to the Host is GST exclusive – there are NO additional charges levied. Except additional award provisions where applicable eg. Meal Allowances or Travel Allowances.