Our History

Apprenticeship Support Australia was formed in 2014 to deliver the Australian Governments “Australian Apprenticeship Support Network” under a contract from the Department of Education and Training.

Apprenticeship Support Australia combines the 60 years of collective experience of Australian Business Apprenticeships Centre in New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory, Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Victoria and the Apprenticeships Centres of Business SA in South Australia and CCI WA in Western Australia, to deliver skills development advice and solutions to businesses and job-seekers across Australia.

Our combined strength ensures that our customers, no matter how large or small, experience unprecedented levels of service quality and consistency, backed by access to Australia’s foremost business experts through the Business Chamber movement.

Apprenticeship Support Australia’s services are focused on lifting apprenticeship commencement and completion rates through the provision of support at every stage of the employment cycle.

Job-seekers, school students and apprentices can all receive ongoing support including career advice, job matching, and ongoing mentoring and support.

Our innovative careers hub, Skillsroad.com.au, is regarded as Australia’s number one destination for independent career advice. This free website offers a Career Quiz, over 350 career profiles, a Job-Fit test to assess work-readiness and career compatibility and other online tools and resources for students and job-seekers as well as their parents, teachers and employers.

We offer employers holistic business-wide training advice and can assist in recommending suitable qualifications, advice on how to access Government funding for training, help with matching and recruitment of new staff, as well as ongoing coaching, mentoring and support of apprentices and trainees.
 

With 74 offices and over 400 staff around the country, we have the skills and resources to assist businesses successfully manage their training solution and support apprentices and trainees through to completion.

MAKE THE MOST OF APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAINEESHIPS OPPORTUNITIES

If you are an employer, establishing a position for an apprentice or trainee can reap substantial benefits for your business. Or if you are thinking about becoming an apprentice or trainee, it’s a great way to acquire many valuable and sought-after skills.

Call us today on 1300 363 831 for more information on how we can assist with your training and skill development needs.