Who We Are

Apprenticeships Are Us is a Group Training Organisation (GTO) that has been supplying quality apprentices to the automotive industry for over a decade. Working with Commonwealth and State Governments, Registered Training Organisations and the school system, we are at the forefront of addressing the skills shortage in the automotive industry. Apprenticeships Are Us is a not for profit organisation where all surpluses are put back into the industry for the direct benefit of its clients.

 

Apprenticeships Are Us differentiates itself from other group training organisations through only servicing the automotive industry. We represent the industry at Careers Fairs, Trade Expos, State and Federal Government forums, vocational education and training working groups, and regular meetings with interested stakeholders. We are dedicated to developing the future tradespeople of the Automotive Industry.

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 Apprenticeships R Us is a Group Training Organisation, what is that?

Group training is an employment and training arrangement whereby an organisation employs apprentices and trainees under an Apprenticeship/Traineeship Training Contract and places them with host employers. Group Training Organisation also manages the additional care and support necessary to achieve the successful completion of the training contract.

How long is a Traineeship or Apprenticeship?

Traineeships and apprenticeships can range from 12 months to 4 years in duration, depending on the qualification and your experience level.

I have applied for a position with Apprenticeships R Us, how long will it be before I have an interview?

Apprenticeships R Us strives to be prompt with contacting candidates in response to applications. As a general rule, an applicant will be contacted within 5 business days of receiving their application. During this time an interview will be conducted over the phone and if successful, the applicant will be required to attend our office in Parramatta and conduct a formal interview and aptitude test.

 

I have never been to an interview before, what do I need to do and bring?

 When attending a formal interview with Apprenticeships R Us, applicants are required to supply a printed resume and any supporting material you may have available such as school certificates, awards for extracurricular study or activity, letters of recommendation and work experience documents. Applicants are also required to bring their Unique Student Identifier Number (this can be obtained from www.usi.gov.au.

 

Also as with any formal interview, Apprenticeships R Us expects an applicant to attend their interview in “appropriate” attire.

I have been for an interview, what happens now?

If you have been successful with your preliminary interview, Apprenticeships R Us will discuss your application with a host employer.

If they are interested in your application, we will organise an interview with a host employer.

 

From this point on, the success of your application for an apprenticeship will depend on how well you present and interview to these host employers. Apprenticeships R Us will endeavour to support and assist you to gain employment as best they can, but as with any hiring process there is no guarantee of employment.