Why use Novaskill as a Group Training Employer?
Experience, proven results and award-winning apprentices!
We win awards! Often!
We have countless award-winning apprentices and trainees! In 2018 our electrical apprentice, Matthew Hayes, hosted by JA Electrical, won NSW/ACT Apprentice of the Year at the NSW/ACT Group Training Awards and our trainee Olivia McHugh, hosted by Eye Specialists, was a Trainee of the Year finalist. We also won Apprentice of the Year in the Disability category and had an additional 3 finalists. In 2017 we also employed 6 finalists and 2 winners, in 2016 we employed 4 finalists and in 2015 we employed 5 finalist and a winner.
We have over 40 years experience
We’ve been in the business since 1980 and are one of the most experienced group training providers in Australia.
We′re part of an excellent support network
We’re active members of the National and state Apprentice Employment Network, a peak body representing a network of independent, not-for-profit Group Training Organisations.
We have great relationships with local TAFE′s
We have strong local relationships with TAFE and other Registered Training Organisation’s
We have a experienced and dedicated payroll team
Our years of experience in industry awards and can ensure your apprentice of trainee is paid correctly and on time, every time
Our Field Officers offer a wealth of knowledge and support
Our dedicated field officers are always on hand to provide ongoing support, information, advice and monitoring of your placement. This also includes pastoral care, workplace evaluations and WHS training.
We ensure our apprentices/trainees success
Our provision for rotation amongst different hosts means that, if required, we are able to facilitate rotations to ensure our apprentices and trainees can experience a number of different host employers and industry sectors, to give them a more rounded experience and to ensure competence and meet training requirements.
We have a dedicated support program
We are fully funded to deliver Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA), which is an independent mentoring service, provided at no cost to the host employer or apprentice/trainee. Under this program, our mentors provide extensive and on-going support on and off the work site in order improve an apprentice or trainee’s ability to work through a range of challenges identified from adverse personal circumstances to learning challenges and work-related issues.