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Announcing Solar Victoria's Apprenticeships for Women Program!

Kestrel's sister company, AGA, is funded by Solar Victoria to deliver Solar Victoria's Apprenticeships for Women program. Kestrel is proud to partner with AGA to boost the number of women in the solar industry.

Are you a registered solar employer, or do you install solar hot water/heat pumps? Take on a female apprentice and you could save up to 50% on your hire costs for the first two years.

This initiative is funded by Solar Victoria as part of the Training and Workforce Development package.

Contact us for more information!

Select the apprenticeship/traineeship options that works for you.
Let Kestrel take the hassle and the risk out of employing an apprentice – we’ll take care of everything so you can focus on your businesses
Want to employ an apprentice but don’t want to get weighed down with the admin?
You employ and manage your apprentice - Kestrel will help with recruitment and connect you to the support services you need.
Recruitment and onboarding
Support to find the right apprentice or trainee including advertising through the MAS jobs board and candidate matching with referral of candidates.
Aptitude testing
Career advice to candidates
Connection to our Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Services (AASN) to assist with advice, administration, payment of government incentives, mentoring and support.
Registration with relevant State Training Authorities - VRQA or Training Services NSW and the RTO.
Comprehensive recruitment service including all advertising costs, to help you find the right apprentice/trainee. No up front costs.
Full Pre interview screening and shortlisting.
Referee Check and Candidates.
*Full recruitment is available for an additional fee
Employing your apprentice / trainee
Arrange RTO induction and monitor on and off-the-job training requirements.
Claim and pass on to you the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wages subsidy
Claim Australian Apprenticeship incentives
Conduct regular contacts with the apprentice/trainee and employer.
Conduct regular training record checks and monitor progression
Conduct quarterly performance appraisals and provide performance counselling and support if needed
Provide an expert consultancy service including mediation between the parties.
Provide reporting on apprentice/trainee progress.
Managing your apprentice / trainee
Employment & payroll administration. As the legal employer we are responsible for contractual obligations.
Management of all Worker’s Compensation requirements. Our WorkCover Policy covers your Kestrel Apprentice or Trainee, which means that in the event of a claim our premium is affected, not yours.
Immediate access to Government incentives via a reduced hourly charge rate.
Comprehensive Workplace Safety Induction & provision of PPE.
Reduce your risk. If circumstances change, you can hand back your apprentice and we will seek alternate work
Select the apprenticeship/traineeship options that works for you.
The Mas Experience and the Australian Apprenticeships Support Network

Mas Experience helps bring together people looking for employment opportunities and organisations looking for high quality staff. We connect the right candidate with the right employer and provide support throughout the journey to ensure success. As a trusted AASN Provider, Mas Experience facilitates thousands of apprenticeships and traineeships across the nation each year. We streamline and simplify the process so that you can focus on the more important things. These vital support services help grow the uptake and completion of apprenticeships and traineeships with end-to-end support services.

These services include:

  • Free advice and assistance to businesses regarding workforce development, apprenticeships and training
  • Assistance with registering new apprentices and trainees
  • Payment of Commonwealth Incentives and Trade Support Loans to businesses and apprenticesTailored support, advice and job matching services for individuals and businesses looking to commence an apprenticeship. This includes career counselling via our qualified Career Development Consultants
  • Tailored support to businesses and apprentices throughout the apprenticeship to improve the likelihood of the apprentice or trainee completing their qualification

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