What is Group Training and how does it work?

Group training is a risk and stress free means of employing apprentices and trainees.

Group training is an arrangement where Novaskill, the Group Training Organisation (GTO), employs apprentices or trainees and then carefully matches them each with a suited host employer.

Novaskill assumes the employer responsibilities for the quality and continuity of the apprentices’ and trainees’ employment and training throughout the entire apprenticeship or traineeship. We manage, mentor and support the apprentice/trainee and ensure we offer every possible opportunity for success and successful completion of the training contract.

As the host employer, all you need to do is provide the necessary on-the-job-training and supervision. We take care of inductions, Work Health and Safety (WHS) obligations, payroll, insurance and workers compensations claims, performance management and ongoing mentoring and coaching.

Group Training reduces risk, paperwork and keeps things simple.

Our award winning group training service includes;

  • Recruitment

    Advertising costs, screening applicants, aptitude testing for suitability and interviewing

  • Establishment

    Pre-employment medical, induction training, training contract establishment and administration set-up of payroll, tax declaration etc.

  • Maintenance

    All human resources (HR) management including performance management and reviews, competency/skill development, interaction with TAFE (or RTO) mentoring, WHS training, Payroll and Leave entitlement management and group certificate issue

  • Protection from fluctuations of work

    The apprentice is able to be handed back if your business cannot sustain the workload to keep them employed

  • Protection from poor performance

    In the unlikely case that an apprentice continues to perform poorly, and does not suit the needs or culture of your business, you are able to hand them back to us and we can find you a replacement.

  • Dedicated Field Officer

    with expertise to manage the whole apprenticeship cycle, our field officers are your first point of call for all business dealings.

Access the best talent with Novaskill

Join the many businesses profiting from the flexible labour solutions with Novaskill apprentices or trainees. We make it simple. Essentially, Novaskill become your very own Human Resources (HR) department that takes care of all those tedious tasks! 

What is a Group Training Organisation (GTO?)

A GTO is an employment and training arrangement whereby an organisation (Novaskill) employs apprentices and trainees under a contract and places them with Host Employers for the duration of the apprenticeship or traineeship.

Novaskill is a nationally registered Group Organisation (GTO). We manage the whole end to end apprenticeship and traineeship process. This includes:

  • Government rebates if eligible
  • Payroll, superannuation and work cover for apprentices/trainees
  • All recruitment, pre-screening, medical and aptitude testing. Employment and on boarding process
  • Induction and pre-training if relevant
  • Pastoral care support, coaching, and mentoring from a dedicated Field Officer
  • All administrative paperwork and contractual process
  • Coordination and liaison with involved Training Providers (RTO’s)
  • Performance management

Sounds good. What costs are involved?

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