Apprenticeship Information for Employers
Hiring an apprentice can be a great investment for your business and gives you the opportunity to guide and mentor the next generation of workers.
It’s also an important decision for your business and comes with responsibilities. This guide to taking on an apprentice will help you understand your obligations and get your apprentice started on the right track.
Apprenticeship sign up information for Employers
Please ensure your Australian Apprentice brings any completed past qualifications, USI and any transcripts if formal training has begun to the sign up.
VERTO’s Vocational Advisor will prepare all the paperwork and conduct a sign up face to face, assist the apprentice with their USI, assess whether support is needed and whether apprentice benefits and employer incentives apply.
VERTO will then register the training contract with the relative State Training Authority, and you will receive updates via SMS or email.
Apprenticeship Claiming Process for Employers
This ADMS Info Sheet may assist with the Claiming process and once set up takes little time:
- Create a myGovID Digital Identity using these instructions(link to how to set up My Gov ID PDF)
- Connect it with your business using the Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM)
- Go to ADMS view and submit your claim/s
To be eligible for any payments, incentives or wage subsidies, you must meet the below criteria:
- Training contracts must be approved by State Training Authority
- Training must have commenced
- You must meet all appropriate time limits on all payments
- You must submit your wages details through single touch payroll prior to lodging a claim
- You need to ensure that your ABN recorded is consistent with your payroll information and the training contract.
If you have questions at any time, please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 1300 4 VERTO (1300 483 786) or email us at
Helpful links for employers about apprentices
Code of Good Practice
The Australian Government has created a Code of Good Practice to assist both parties entering into a training contract with a clear understanding of each other’s obligations and expectations.
A copy of this code will be provided to both apprentice and employer at sign up and should be retained by both parties.