Southern Group Training Trust is an apprentice employer. We pay you the apprentice, your host company pays us for your time, and we make sure that you’re learning what you need to complete your apprenticeship qualification. Our experienced, industry trained Training Managers help keep you motivated and make sure that you take the best path to achieving your trade qualification.

An Apprenticeship will set you up with a solid career for life, but the best thing of all in the short term is you get to Earn As You Learn. You get to earn a good wage while you learn the skills you need to advance in your chosen trade.

  • No student debt
  • Internationally recognised and useful qualifications
  • Skills that make you highly employable
University Apprenticeship Apprenticeship with us
Minimum Wage While Training $0.00 $12.20 Per Hour (Min Govt Training Rate) $13.50 + per hour
Training Fees to Pay Varies according to qualification Apprentice: %100 Or by negotiation: 50/50 with employer We pay
Student Debt $25,000+ $0.00 $0.00
Salary/Wage when finished $35,000 to $40,000 per year Salary (overtime is not paid) $18+ per hour wage (40 hour week no overtime = $37,440) $18+ per hour wage (45 hour week overtime = $50,000)

If you would like an application, you can download below or you can contact us.



Recent Graduates

Brendon McLean

General Engineering

Hosted By: Beck Engineering
Commenced Apprenticeship: November 11, 2013
Finished Apprenticeship: December 30, 2016

Liam Kingma

General Engineering

Hosted By: King Engineering
Commenced Apprenticeship: January 14, 2013
Finished Apprenticeship: August 19, 2016

Levi Earwaker

National Certificate in Roofing (Installer) Metal Roofing and Wall Cladding

Hosted By: Stearne Roofing Ltd
Commenced Apprenticeship: September 25, 2013
Finished Apprenticeship: July 27, 2016

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Upcoming Events

Tradequal 2016 Recognition Dinner Friday 11 November 2016, Ascot Park Hotel. Contact Karen at Southern Group Training for more details.

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