VACC Auto Apprenticeships, based in Melbourne, Victoria, are the experts in Automotive Apprenticeships/Traineeships. We can help you launch your career as an apprentice motor mechanic, motorcycle mechanic, panel beater, spray painter, and more!

Host Employer Obligations

Host Employer Obligations

  • Provide an environment conducive to the apprentice's development of workplace skills.
  • Provide a safe working environment which complies with the relevant award requirements.
  • Provide training and work to the apprentice/trainee relevant to the apprenticeship/traineeship.
  • Assign existing qualified and competent staff to guide, develop and encourage the apprentice.
  • Identify areas in which the apprentice can be trained and assessed in their workplace.
  • Establish the areas that require additional assistance or reinforcement. 
  • Alert the Auto Apprenticeship Field Manager regarding training, progress or assessment issues. 
  • Discuss the progress of the apprentice with the VACC and assist in developing a necessary plan of action.
  • Check and sign time sheets for hours worked.
  • Ensure the apprentice/trainee attends all off-the-job training at TAFE or relevant institution.
  • Allow the VACC Field Officer access to the apprentice/trainee during working hours to discuss his or her progress. 
  • Notify VACC Auto Apprenticeships immediately of any accident/incident.
  • Pay the weekly VACC invoice within 7 days of receipt of invoice.