WHAT WE OFFER
Are you, like many other Hunter employers, struggling to find skilled, committed employees? Is the skills shortage impacting on your ability to grow your business or meet customer demands?
What the Hunter Trade College can offer you is a better way to find and employ staff without the associated recruitment costs! We can provide top quality School-based apprentices or trainees to employers just like yourself. Our students not only complete Year 12, but can begin a school based apprenticeship certificate III or school based traineeship certificate II in the trade areas of:
- Light Automotive
- Fitting and Machining
By taking on a School-based Apprentice or Trainee you are passing on your valuable knowledge, skills and experience to the next generation, helping to build a local skills base, and strengthening school, local industry and community links.
The Hunter Trade College provides quality academic and vocational education for students in Years 11 and 12. The College is responsive to industry and employer needs. The College’s Board of Directors is drawn from leading regional industries, employer groups, group training and education providers.
Student work placement / industry experience
Our team of College Work Placement Officers are ready to work with you. The Hunter Trade College looks forward to meeting your recruitment needs by providing your business with a work ready, motivated student with demonstrated commitment to trade training and well developed employability skills. The College industry experience program gives host employers the opportunity to work with a number of different students to assess suitability for workplace and recruitment needs.
Employers may wish to take a Hunter Trade College student for a work placement while they are considering a School Based Apprentice or Traineeship (SBAT). During the work placement the Hunter Trade College provides public liability insurance for employers and third parties. For an employer to provide a work placement under the Hunter Trade College insurance cover, a Student Placement Form must be completed. The process of providing a work placement is simple, with completion of the required documents facilitated by the College. Below are the key documents linked to the program:
Employer Placement Form
These documents should be read and, where required, completed prior to any work placement commencing.
For more information contact the College on 02 4932 2400.