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Apprenticeships Matter

219 Mair Street, Ballarat,
Victoria, 3350, Australia

0431 084 135

Apprenticeships Matter is a not for profit Apprenticeship Network Provider contracted by the Australian Government to deliver free Apprenticeship support services.

Apprenticeships Matter is a consortium of three well-established, community-based organisations, with extensive experience in delivering employment and training services. Employment Focus is the lead agency and the other consortium members are Jobco and Youth Projects.

The team at Apprenticeships Matter is committed to assisting employers in upskilling the workforce and thereby contributing to all Australians having the necessary skills and qualifications to meet the future demands of our economy.

Apprenticeships Matter provide a streamlined service for employers and individuals to access Australian Apprenticeship opportunities and information.

Apprenticeships Matter’s role is to:


  • Provide ongoing free recruitment for employers and job seekers via our free recruitment service Apprenitceships Matter Recruitment


  • Provide you with accurate, current and comprehensive information about Australian Apprenticeships
  • Provide you with streamlined support throughout the Australian Apprenticeship, from registration through to successful completion
  • Process applications and claims for incentives and allowances
  • Provide advice on transfers, variations, suspensions, cancellations and early completions


  • Provide support throughout the duration of the Australian Apprenticeship/Traineeship via phone or face to face visits
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and support, where necessary, to employers and apprentices to assist in achieving completion