Harry’s advice for starting an apprenticeship

When Harry finished Year 12 he didn’t know what he wanted to do next but after contacting CVGT Australia and joining our Group Training program, he found his niche as a roofing plumber apprentice.

In our video, Harry has some great advice for anyone looking to start out on their career path and considering a Group Training apprenticeship or traineeship.

Harry is one of 17 apprentices that we currently have hosted at Clark Metal Roofing. Check out the video to find out how Group Training program can benefit apprentices and employers.

What is Group Training?

Group Training is our landmark program apprentice and trainee program, established almost 40 years ago to address youth unemployment and skill shortages in Bendigo, Victoria.

Group Training was developed as a risk-free, flexible alternative for apprenticeships and traineeships.
For the duration of the program, we employ apprentices and trainees under contract and place them with host employers.

For the employer, we look after:

  • Recruitment
  • Payroll and superannuation
  • WorkCover and OHS
  • Management of training arrangements

For the apprentice or trainee, we look after:

  • Training requirements and payments
  • Ensuring you obtain your qualification
  • Support networks and mentoring
  • Ensuring a safe workplace is provided

Types of apprenticeships

  • Roof plumbing apprenticeship
  • Carpenter apprenticeship
  • Diesel mechanic apprenticeship
  • Mechanic apprenticeship
  • Plumber / gas fitter apprenticeship
  • Electrician apprenticeship

Types of traineeships

  • Business admin traineeship
  • Early childhood education traineeship
  • Arborist traineeship
  • Concreting traineeship

Check out our current Group Training vacancies, or register your interest in becoming an apprentice or trainee by completing our online form or calling 132 848.

If you are an employer and considering taking on an apprentice or trainee, then lodge a vacancy with us or speak with someone from our team on 132 848.

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