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Thinking of hiring an apprentice? Here's what you need to know

Our members’ frequently asked questions about hiring an apprentice in the building industry.
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You may have many questions about hiring a new apprentice. What do I need to pay them? Is there funding available? What’s involved in setting up a training contract? Our industry expert team is here to run you through all these scenarios and make the experience stress-free. 

Our most frequently asked questions are a great place to start. Our community (and HIA itself) has years of experience in the industry. As you’d know, apprentices are an essential part of any construction site and building business. Learn what to do to make it work (and what to do when it doesn’t work out). 

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A guide to hiring an apprentice for a construction site.

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  • Apprentice trials
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  • Training contracts
  • Labourer to apprentice
  • Funding available.

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