Trade Apprentices


Nail your trade! Are you on the Out-of-Trade Register and ready, willing and able to get back on the tools? is a service that reconnects you with employers and will help you stand out from the crowd. Out-of-trade apprentices (stood down or cancelled) who have already registered with the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training are eligible to access this service.

If you are on the out-of-trade register, you can access our service by clicking here.

Using our service is easy and free. Once you have completed your details online, we will contact you to arrange a time to meet and discuss returning to your apprenticeship. Have your training record book and/or training results handy as it will enable us to help you as quickly as possible.

So, click here now for your best chance to:

  • Beat the rush of apprentices looking for work
  • Enjoy the benefits of employment
  • Finish your trade in time for the next boom.

We've put tradeapprentices under the microscope. Our project staff have met with these apprentices to ensure they are ready, willing and able to return to work. is an apprentice selection service to meet employers' skilled labour needs. Employers can search our register for apprentices by industry, region or particular qualification and make a shortlist online. We then arrange interviews with shortlisted apprentices and give feedback to apprentices as directed.

  • No hassle
  • Fully co-ordinated
  • Free

Find your next employee of the month now. Search the register. is free service to support out of trade apprentices return to the workforce and complete their qualification. The service is delivered by the Group Training Association of Queensland and Northern Territory "Reconnecting Apprentices with Employers", and supported by the Queensland Government through the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Project Team:

  • Craig Westwood

Freecall       1800 819 747
Address:     247 Bradman Street, Acacia Ridge, 4110
Postal:        PO Box 3134, NEWSTEAD  QLD 4006

Apprentice Employment Network QLD & NT
Contact Details:
Phone:       (07) 3257 7500
Fax:           (07) 3257 7577

To find a group training organisation in Queensland visit Members.

More Information

Group training organisations are the largest employers of apprentices and trainees right across Queensland.

Group training organisations (GTOs):
  • place apprentices and trainees with a range of small and large host businesses who provide on the job training so with a GTO you have more choice and opportunities
  • look after the paperwork and ensure apprentices and trainees receive all their entitlements
  • monitor apprentice progress, offering support when needed
You can find a list of group training companies here.
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