Sourcing Trainees

Why You Should Hire a WorkVentures Trainee

Are you looking to expand your team? Are you searching for a way to promote diversity within your organisation?  

Sourcing a trainee is a great option for your business. The process is simple, and our Youth Employment Solutions team will guide you every step of the way. Our approach provides you with all the tools you need to ensure that you are supported throughout the entire process. We vet and interview the trainees to provide you with the best candidates for your needs.

How WorkVentures Can Help

Expand Your Talent Pool

Traineeship terms are typically 12-24 months. Rather than having a temporary staff member, you instead have ample time with your trainee to guide them with the option to keep them in the business beyond the traineeship.

A Simple Solution

You will be invoiced an all-inclusive fortnightly rate that includes: Trainee Award Wage, superannuation, payroll tax, worker’s compensation and leave loading.

Tailored to Suit Your Needs

You have the option to choose a trainee who is interested in completing a qualification relevant to your field.

Holistic Approach

WorkVentures remains the legal employer and manages payroll, regular check-ins, performance reviews, HR issues, and administration. You determine the qualification based on the skillset you require of a trainee to ensure your business needs are met.

No Recruitment Fees

Our services include advertising, sourcing, interviewing, and shortlisting candidates for your business, and we do not charge any additional fees for these services.

No Hidden Costs

At the completion of the traineeship, there are no hidden costs or recruitment placement fees to keep your trainee.

Impactful Youth Employment

WorkVentures aims to create meaningful employment opportunities for young people. We believe our approach to trainees is unique. As a social enterprise and NFP, we focus on positive outcomes for our trainees and our host partners.  

As a host employer, you will be assisting young people in an invaluable way. Businesses may value corporate social responsibility but are often time poor. WorkVentures offers support to ensure that your business is making social change through a seamless processWorkVentures trainees are keen to learn and build a career to see success in their future. 


Our Social Impact

On average, 82% of our trainees successfully complete their traineeship compared to the national average of 56%. Approximately 88% of WorkVentures trainees completing their traineeships are offered full-time roles by their host employer. 

Since 2008, our traineeship program has focused on inclusion and serving all young Australians. This includes: 

What We Offer

Our four decades of experience means that we have fine-tuned our ability to motivate and support trainees to help them achieve their full potential. Please visit our frequently asked questions page for more information or get in touch with our friendly team, who will be able to guide you further in your journey.  

We support both the trainee and the host employer throughout the entire traineeship by: 


Managing all aspects of the onboarding process, including recruitment and payroll. 

Performance Reviews

Three monthly trainee/host performance reviews and improvement plans as needed.

Setting Expectations

Clarifying workplace dynamics for a smoother transition into the corporate workforce.

Ongoing Support

Wellbeing support and mental health referral services to help support trainees. 

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