Looking For An Apprentice Or Trainee

Gforce offers a hassle-free apprentice and trainee employment solution for the greater Geelong, Ballarat and Western Melbourne regions.

We are one of regional Victoria’s largest employers of apprentices and trainees and employ around 500 apprentices and trainees in full-time, part-time, and school-based roles.

As a Group Training Organisation, Gforce legally employs the apprentice or trainee and then hosts them to you at a competitive hourly rate for the duration of the qualification.

Countless businesses utilise our services as part of their workforce solution. Our apprentices and trainees offer a low-risk employment option.

Your success is our success

By becoming a host employer with Gforce, you will increase your competitive advantage and gain a long term partner.

We pride ourselves on our professional and superior service and manage everything for you.

Gforce Management Service

Gforce manage the full administrative process for the employment of an apprentice or trainee, alleviating the administration burden for host employers.

  • Training, Trade School & WH&S

    Gforce organises and monitors training and trade school needs (including fees), providing ongoing feedback to host employers. We also provide Protective Clothing and Equipment for apprentices where applicable.

  • Expert Trusted Advisor

    Our experienced Consultants regularly visit, monitor and provide professional mentoring to you and your apprentice or trainee, allowing you to concentrate on growing your business.

  • Incentives & Seamless Payment System

    Government incentives may be available to host employers for eligible apprentices and trainees who complete their training. We provide you with a Tax Invoice covering all wages and on-costs. A direct debit service ensures a seamless payment system.

Gforce Recruitment Specialists

Gforce undertake thorough screening of prospective apprentices and trainees ensuring a shortlist of the most suitable candidates is presented to host employers.

  • Recruitment Process

    Gforce attends to the entire recruitment process from sourcing candidates, conducting aptitude tests, reference checks, pre-employment medicals and drug testing if required.

  • Induction

    A comprehensive candidate induction also takes place, covering WH&S, policies and procedures, work expectations, apprenticeship and traineeship sign up and Personal Protective Equipment provisions if required.

  • Expertise

    Recruitment and selection is our specialty. We select only those candidates that possess a genuine passion and the right skill-set for an available position. The successful applicant, importantly, has to fit the culture of your business.

Gforce Flexibility

Host employers can access experienced Out of Trade apprentices or trainees covering a wide variety of industries. We can ensure you have the extra pair of hands you need, when you need them.

  • Safety Net

    You have the flexibility to employ an apprentice or trainee for the duration you need one! Faced with a reduction in work? You can hand the apprentice or trainee back to Gforce and we will find them another placement.

Lodge a Vacancy today or call one of our Apprentice & Trainee Specialists on 1800 436 723.

Gforce in the Community

Gforce has contributed over $4 million to local community projects and is committed to adding value to its regions with local and social conscious. Not only do we provide financial support but we also encourage our staff to be involved in community service delivery.

Safety Zone

Link Into Safety provides useful links to service providers that can assist you with any aspect of work, health & safety; workplace relations and the law and your rights. A link is also provided to Gforce’s WH&S Policy.

Safety Tips & Advice provides advice on how to minimise the risk of injury in specific industries using WorkSafe’s ‘Injury Hotspots’. You will be able to pinpoint the major injury risks in your workplace and will be provided with practical solutions tailored to your industry​.

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