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Why hire a skilled worker?

A skilled workforce is your best return on investment

When you invest in skilled people, you’re investing in the future of your business.

Apprenticeships are an effective way to introduce knowledge, passion and ambition into your workforce, helping you respond to the evolving needs of your business and industry.

Taking on an apprentice has never been easier. With streamlined registration processes, we’re working with you to make it easier for your business to support and leverage skilled staff and resources.

We’re here to help you do business better. We connect businesses to the people and skills they need. We can help you thrive now and in the future – call Skills SA on 1800 673 097 for services and advice tailored to your business.

What is a skilled worker?

Skilled workers have undertaken training in a specialist area to develop specific skills, have on-the-job experience, theoretical knowledge, and a recognised qualification.

Subsidised training in the form of apprenticeships and traineeships, is available through the South Australian Government to help you grow your business with the right people, who have the skills you need. Apprenticeships and traineeships provide the opportunity to train new or existing staff, foster learning in your workplace and keep valuable skills in your business to help you run and grow.

It's not just about trades anymore. With tailored training being delivered across almost every industry, you might be surprised at the apprenticeships that could help you build your workforce and your business, with confidence.

Why should you take on a skilled worker?

Getting new talent in aged care

Natalie and Kylie both work in the aged care sector. They explain how financial support unlocked the opportunity to take on more trainees and build the skills of new talent entering the workforce or changing careers.