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Hire an Apprentice or Trainee

Hire an Apprentice or Trainee. Kestrel Apprentice Solutions will use our extensive regional networks and expertise to find the right person for you.

Select the apprenticeship / traineeship options that works for you.
Kestrel Employs

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.

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 checks on candidates

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
Kestrel Manages

Want to employ an apprentice but don’t want to get weighed down with the admin?

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 recruitment is available for an additional fee)
  • Full Pre interview screening and shortlisting (Full recruitment is available for an additional fee)
  • Referee checks on 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
Mas Experience delivered by Kestrel

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

Employing your apprentice / trainee

  • Arrange RTO induction and monitor on and off-the-job training requirements
  • Provide an expert consultancy service including mediation between the parties
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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