GTA(SA) is made up of 17 registered Group Training Organisations in South Australia. Each organisation operates a little differently. Further information can be found on the individual organisation’s website.
What Do GTOs Provide?
- A ‘one stop shop’ that takes care of the recruitment, selection and administrative processes needed to have an apprentice/trainee in your workplace.
- Management of training requirements and monitoring of the apprentice or trainee progress, both on and off the job.
- A partnership that delivers ongoing personal support, workplace monitoring, safety assessments and trouble shooting of any problems.
- Rotation of apprentices during peak or down times or for multi-skilling across different facets of the business. Rotation may also be beneficial during difficult economic times or if placements are not working out.
- No commitment to long term training contracts – offering businesses increased confidence to take on an apprentices or trainees.
- Stable employment opportunities for young people.
- A mechanism for placing out-of-trade apprentices.
How Can I Connect with the Right GTO to Help My Business?
GTOs are not-for-profit and are focussed on addressing training and employment issues in their local community. Most GTOs operate over a large geographical area and may be able to assist even if their head office is far from you. Always contact more then one GTO as they all operate a little differently.