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Why choose HIA Apprentices

  • HIA Apprentices will help you make a smooth transition from school to the workforce – we will be with you every step of the way.
  • You will be carefully matched to a host trainer who is looking for an apprentice in the trade you have chosen.
  • We work closely with trade schools across Australia and will help you with your training plan.
  • We make sure that our apprentices are paid correctly for the work they do and look after superannuation, tax and long service leave.
  • During your apprenticeship, we give you all the support you need including mentoring and training.
  • HIA provides recognition for apprentices through the HIA Apprentice Awards. We also offer scholarships to help apprentices to continue to develop qualifications once they finish their apprenticeship – to help them achieve a bright future in the building industry.

The benefits of being an HIA apprentice

If you’re chosen to be an HIA Apprentice you will:

  • be paid on time and correctly for the work you do
  • be paid for your annual leave, sick leave and RDOs
  • have the security of knowing you’re employed by a national employer
  • have flexibility in working conditions and job rotation so you can be multi skilled
  • be provided with your personal protective equipment including work boots
  • be supported with mentoring and safety training
  • receive regular on-site visits from HIA Apprentices staff

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