Employee Apprenticeship Program

TRS Employee Apprenticeship Program

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TRS Employee Apprenticeship Program

Hiring the Right People For Your Workplace

In today's competitive business environment, it is hard to find qualified employees who hold a nationally recognised qualification. This has been compounded by a lack of skilled migration during Covid-19. In fact, many companies are struggling with employee retention as well as the cost of hiring new people.
Fortunately, there is a solution for this problem: the TRS Employee Apprenticeship Program. We can help you grow your workforce in an efficient and productive way by finding the right people for your workplace offering the correct education and training.


With the option of trainees through a recruitment agency offering a wide range of labour hire services such as TRS, we can provide valuable assets to your company, boosting productivity within your workforce, supporting you in building an ambitious and fully accomplished team. Whether you need anything from a welding apprentice to a trainee cabinet maker, we have you sorted.

Australian Apprenticeships

Australian Apprenticeships

Hiring an Australian apprentice is a great way to fill a trades role and bolster Australia's skilled workforce. Apprentices make up a significant portion of Australia's blue collar workers. On completing their apprenticeship, most continue into a rewarding trades career that often spans decades.

Although apprenticeship jobs are often taken up by school-leavers, they are also a way for mature-aged individuals to change careers. Australian apprenticeship incentives are provoking a diverse range of people to embark on a trades career. An individual with the right attitude who needs technical training could be a fantastic investment for your business.

Along with the myriad apprenticeship benefits, there are also associated risks. Many employers are reluctant to hire an apprentice due to high attrition rates. Using a proven, accomplished labour hire agency such as TRS can drastically reduce that risk. We take the stress of finding the right person out of the equation and connect you with qualified candidates who are well matched to your business needs.

​Our successful apprenticeship placements include:

  • Cabinet makers

  • Diesel mechanics

  • Boilermakers & Welders

With years of industry knowledge specialising in blue collar recruitment, we can equip your business with the right personnel for any role.

Did you know?

According to statistics in Australia:

  • The number of apprentices declined over the decade between 2010-2020

  • Apprentices and trainees account for 1 in 9 trade workers (at 30 June 2020)

  • Of commencing apprentices in 2019-20, 65% were male and 35% were female

  • And almost half (48%) were under 19 years of age

  • Of those who started as a 1st year apprentice in 2016, the completion rate was around 55.1%

  • The highest completion rates were for Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians and Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers

  • Skills shortages in the trades services sector mean that sponsoring an in-demand trade, such as an electrical apprenticeship, can be the best way to source qualified labour.

  • Australian businesses are emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic and looking for qualified staff to keep up with demand, which makes now the perfect time to invest in skilled work.

A risk worth taking

Hiring an apprentice has always been a gamble: you can spend months training an apprentice only for them to quit. Even a second or third year apprentice will occasionally leave their job training unfinished.

That's why it's important to get it right from the start and know that you can count on your apprentice to commit to 4 years of consistent work. This is easier said than done and requires a thorough screening process and a great understanding of people. When you employ an apprentice through TRS, we take care of this risk for you.

At TRS Resourcing, our recruitment team holds over 20 years of experience in finding the right person for any role. Our apprenticeships WA and Victoria program has grown steadily over several years using our tried and tested methods.
Senior Recruiter George Mann:

George Mann Senior Recruiter TRS

"Our apprenticeship program has been extremely successful. It’s something we have been doing for 4-5 years now but mainly through word of mouth. Our process involves finding the right candidate for you, and they work casually during a probation period. Once proven, they will begin the apprenticeship through your company directly. In the last year, we have filled apprentice roles for Diesel Mechanics, Boilermaker/Welders & Cabinet Makers."

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How Labour Hire Can Help

Expanding your workforce can be an expensive and time-consuming endeavour. An experienced labour hire company such as TRS can advertise on your behalf and let you get back to running the business. Our highly trained recruiters know how to source and screen for quality candidates who will fit seamlessly into your operation.

TRS Resourcing Offers:

  • Advertising on all major job boards

  • Validated rights to work checks on all potential employees

  • Digital candidate onboarding and inductions such as Workpro

  • StaffSure Certified recruiters

  • Access to an Independent Safety Advisor

  • We also guarantee a professional and personalised approach, because we believe that recruitment starts and ends with people.

View our Labour Hire Checklist to see how TRS Resourcing can fill all your labour hire needs.


Find an apprentice with TRS

There's nothing worse than spending time and money on a candidate who isn't a good fit. We take the guesswork out of hiring an apprentice by sourcing and screening individuals until we land on the right fit for your business. The TRS Employee Apprenticeship Program has overseen successful apprenticeship placements all over Melbourne and Perth. We can find the perfect match for your business too.

Do you need qualified full time or part time employees to fill your company's positions? Whether it’s a boilermaking apprenticeship, a metal fabrication role, or any other trade - we can help!

For apprenticeship support and to find an apprentice to join your team, get in touch with our recruiters today to discuss. Let us find the right people for your workplace today.

Contact TRS

Labour Hire Melbourne
(03) 9917 3545

Labour Hire Perth
(08) 6205 3570

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