How It Works

If your business is struggling to find the right apprentice and is wasting valuable time advertising and interviewing for the right staff, VACC Automotive Apprenticeships can help by taking the hassle out of employing your next apprentice. We ensure your next apprentice is the “perfect fit” for your business requirements, with constant monitoring and communication throughout the apprenticeship period.

How VACC recruits its apprentices/trainees:

  1. Applicants are screened to meet strict selection criteria
  2. Applicants are invited to attend an interview with the VACC
  3. Applicants who successfully complete the interview process are required to do a pre-selection test
  4. Applicants undertake a full medical assessment
  5. Applicants attend a 1-2 day induction prior to commencement of apprenticeship.

VACC looks after:

  1. Recruitment cost ie: advertising, time
  2. Four (4) weeks annual leave
  3. 17.5 percent annual leave loading
  4. Public holidays in accordance with award entitlements up to 11 days per year
  5. Sick leave in accordance with award entitlements up to 10 days per year
  6. School fees approximately $1400-$1900
  7. Superannuation in accordance with Superannuation Guarantee Act
  8. Tool kit for apprentices value $1450
  9. Personal leave in accordance with award entitlements
  10. Administration cost associated with HR/Payroll
  11. Administration of Work Cover premiums (where applicable).

In addition, trade qualified and experienced Field Officers regularly visit workplaces and TAFE to monitor the progress of apprentices/trainees, discuss any issues that arise and mediate as required.

You only need to spend time on what matters most—training the apprentice/trainee in the workplace!