If you are looking to employ an apprentice, trainee or cadet, AiGTS can help you get the right people for the job, and look after them for the duration of their apprenticeship. Becoming one of our host companies frees you from the onerous tasks of employee recruitment, training and administration. We use our expertise and experience to help you reduce your business’s employment risks and ensure against future skill shortages, saving you time and money. We can undertake all the necessary recruitment tasks to ensure that you end up with the best person for the job. We can also take on the responsibility for:
Becoming a host company for AiGTS is easy. Simply complete our enquiry form and we will contact you directly to discuss your needs.
How AiGTS operates
AiGTS is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with a 45 year plus history in providing quality training to industry. It is owned and operated by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), Australia’s leading industry association providing services to more than 12,000 businesses. Ai Group began as the Metal Trades Industry Association in 1873 and merged with the Australian Chamber of Manufactures in 1998 to form the Australian Industry Group.
AiGTS was specifically established to meet the training needs of Australian business. Our aim is to address the current and future needs of the changing workforce by providing training, advice and employment.
AiGTS is supported by a network of offices both nationally (and internationally) from which training may be delivered and managed. This geographic spread provides the necessary infrastructure to effectively manage the delivery of Government funded training in metropolitan and regional Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.
As a point of difference with many of our competitors, AiGTS has access to knowledge and resources from our other divisions such as:
Ai Group provides services across a range of industries and this exposure to the commercial sector provides our Training Services with a focused and relevant industry knowledge base.
AiGTS officers canvass employers to participate in the training of apprentices and trainees and devise training plans to meet their needs in conjunction with the training provider. AiGTS officers are committed to the development of the industry sector with which they are connected by providing and complementing existing Human Resource services. AiGTS also monitors the placement to ensure high quality training is received. AiGTS is committed to the development of our apprentices and trainees for the duration of their contract.
As the employer of the apprentices and trainees AiGTS is responsible for all the administration, from recruitment and selection through to the completion of the apprenticeship. To ensure we place the right person with a business, Host Companies are invited to advise on the selection of the apprentice or trainee they require. Using individual business specifications, AiGTS officers select only the most suitable applicant for final selection.
AiGTS has provided quality training to industry for over 40 years. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) we oversee the apprentice/trainee/cadet’s training and issue a qualification at the end of the training period.
We can help with
Our services include:
Trainee recruitment and selection
Payroll and administration
Trainee counselling and support
Liaison with training bodies
Host Employer Agreement
A formal agreement is signed between the Group Training Company and the host employer. This agreement sets out the conditions of employment for the trainee, apprentice or cadet as well as the requirements for invoicing arrangements with the host employer.
The agreement’s period is for: