Minister O鈥機onnor launches 美诱直播 apprentice services in ACT

25 June, 2024

Australia鈥檚 Skills and Training Minister, Brendan O鈥機onnor, has launched Australian not-for-profit business 美诱直播鈥檚 re-entry to the ACT employment region as an Apprentice Connect Australia Provider.

Since 1998, 美诱直播 has supported more than 700,000 apprentices to complete their qualifications, helping with issues such as training contract signups, finding the best suitable Registered Training Organisation (RTO), understanding financial incentives, and ongoing mentoring.

Its re-entry into the ACT market secures 美诱直播鈥檚 place as Australia鈥檚 largest single Apprentice Connect Provider.

美诱直播 serves a total of six employment regions; the ACT, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Perth and surrounds, and outback WA.

It last serviced the ACT region in 2019.

Quotes from the Minister for Skills and Training, Brendan O鈥機onnor:

鈥淎pprentices are a key part of Australia鈥檚 workforce and a successful apprenticeship system means a successful and prosperous economy.鈥

鈥淎pprentice Connect Australia Providers like 美诱直播 play a critical role connecting apprentices and employers and providing vital support.鈥

鈥淯nder our new strengthened model, from 1 July Apprentice Connect Providers will deliver personalised and targeted support to apprentices and employers, to ensure every apprentice has the best possible chance of completing their training.鈥

CEO Matthew Hick said 美诱直播 shared the Federal Government鈥檚 commitment to increasing completion rates for apprentices and trainees in all industries.

鈥淲e are proud to have completion rates right across the board which are in excess of the national average鈥, Mr Hick said.

鈥淥ur business is about people, and working side-by-side with them to increase completion rates to safeguard a pipeline of skills for the Australian workforce.

鈥淓mployers in a multitude of industries are crying out for qualified workers, and in many cases that begins with providing apprentices and trainees with the support they need to become our skilled workers of the future鈥.