New South Wales & ACT

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Apprenticeship Support Australia in NSW & ACT

powered-by-ABAC-(1).pngApprenticeship Support Australia is powered by Australian Business Apprenticeships Centre (ABAC) in NSW and ACT. Since 1998, ABAC has successfully partnered with more than 80,000 businesses across NSW and ACT and signed up more than 450,000 apprentices and trainees.

ABAC is a division of NSW Business Chamber. Tracing our heritage back to 1826, NSW Business Chamber’s mission is to create a better Australia by helping businesses maximise their potential.

Our team of experts

Our highly experienced team of industry training consultants have the experience and longevity in the industry to help you sustain and grow your business to gain a real competitive advantage through customised training solutions. We operate from 28 offices throughout metropolitan and regional NSW and ACT so we can assist no matter where you are located.

Our services include:
  • Advice on accredited training packages and appropriate pathways
  • Targeted job matching to connect apprentices and employers
  • Workplace visits to sign up apprentices/trainees and administer the training contract
  • Support for the duration of the apprenticeship or traineeship, including tailored mentoring for those in need of extra guidance
  • Administration of incentives for employers and personal benefits for apprentices

News, Events & Media

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    The customer experience within stores and shopping centres has always been critical to the success of a retailer. And, with the exponential growth of online spending in Australia, which outperformed the growth of physical retailers by 6.9 percent during 2017 (1), there is no room for substandard in-store customer experiences or shoddy face-to-face interactions with staff.

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  • Career path anchored by old hands

    Dongara Marine, a client of Apprenticeship Support Australia, tells how knocking on a door can lead to the job of a lifetime

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  • A cut off the old block

    Bosses leave a positive and enduring impression on their apprentices that will set them up for life. Hairdresser Sarah Marie Morrison has paid it forward 20 times

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  • Important information for the construction industry

    For contractors and sub-contractors in the construction industry, managing obligations to comply with skills legacy training requirements and targeting under-represented groups can be tricky.

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New South Wales

Our Locations

Sydney Office









  • Civic Tower, Office 401, Level 4, 66-72 Rickard Road Bankstown NSW 2200 (Get Directions)



Batemans Bay




Broken Hill


Coffs Harbour
















North Sydney










Port Macquarie


Sydney City






Wagga Wagga




Talk to us.

We are the people to talk to about getting the maximum benefit out of employing or becoming an apprentice or trainee.