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Hire an Apprentice

Your Trade Apprenticeships Experts

MIGAS will find, place and support your traditional trades apprenticeship workforce. If you want to hire an apprentice or trainee for your business, let us do the heavy lifting.

For 35 years, MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees has delivered outstanding workforce development and training services to Australian industry. We leverage our extensive experience in both large-scale national and small-scale local apprenticeship and traineeship programs to help those who want to find an apprenticeship or traineeship that is the right fit.

Our recruitment and employment services are designed to save you time and money, and reduce risk so you can focus on growing your business.

Contact us to find out more and discuss your business requirements.

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Host Company Case Study

Learn about how MIGAS works with longstanding host, Jaybro, to develop their trainee workforce:

MIGAS Host Case Study - Jaybro Group

MIGAS Apprentices at Bradken

MIGAS Apprentices at Host Company Bradken.

Apprenticeship Services for Trades Employers

  • Apprentice and Trainee Employment

    As a Group Training Organisation (GTO), MIGAS provides an end-to-end solution for the recruitment, placement and ongoing management of high-quality apprentices and trainees in skilled trades. Candidates are rigorously screened and tested to ensure their capabilities and attitude match the requirements of the role.

    Both the successful candidate and their host employer are provided with ongoing administrative support and mentorship through to completion, as well as comprehensive Workplace Health and Safety induction and ongoing practical assessment.

    Group Training Solution Overview

  • Managed Services

    Managed Services supports companies that choose to employ apprentices or trainees directly, but wish to outsource the mentoring, and training/administration.

    Through its Hire Onsite division, MIGAS provides a streamlined approach to managing the apprentice’s employment arrangement so you can just get on with the job.

    Managed Services Overview

  • Workforce Development

    Your apprentice or trainee is supported throughout their training, resulting in higher completion rates.

    We invest in our network of field officers who are focused on developing apprenticeship talent through improving problem-solving, productive behaviours and effective career skills that build confidence and set them on a path to success.

  • Tailored Group Employment Solutions

    The recruitment of work-ready apprentices and trainees can be scaled to meet the needs of large, multi-disciplinary projects or smaller specialist projects. MIGAS will consult with you to determine the preferred employment model, skills mix and timeline.

    Contact us to discuss your business requirements

  • School-based Programs

    MIGAS is committed to future proofing Australia’s trade talent pool. That’s why we invest in school engagement initiatives to showcase the relevance, credibility and rewards that come with pursuing a career in a skilled trade.

    School-based apprenticeships enable students to complete their senior schooling while also completing a qualification in a particular field or industry.

  • Workforce Diversity

    MIGAS is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, which means we treat people on their merits at every stage of the recruitment process. We work to encourage the increased participation of women and Indigenous Australian populations in skilled trades.

    We believe investing in a diverse workplace creates an engaged and sustainable workforce.

Recruitment and Apprentice Workforce Management

Powered by MIGAS, Hire Onsite delivers fast, effective recruitment and apprentice workforce management solutions Australia-wide.

We draw on 35 years of expertise in apprenticeship recruitment, placement and training and know just what skills, experience and aptitude to look for in an apprentice or trainee for your business.

Under our Hire Onsite division, MIGAS offers:

  • Recruitment and placement of apprentices and trainees (single placements and large group intakes)
  • External management of your directly employed apprentice/trainee workforce
  • A range of skills and aptitude testing techniques from facilitated candidates assessment centres to one-off aptitude testing and pre-employment screening
  • Full scale recruitment and community engagement programs for large apprentice intakes in multiple locations with specialisation in the mining, gas and energy sectors
  • Diversity and inclusion recruitment

Recruitment Services Overview

MIGAS Apprentice Workforce Adviser Chelsea

MIGAS Apprentice Workforce Adviser Chelsea onsite with a Host Company.

Recruitment Services

Our innovative approach is designed to identify candidates' transferable skills, determine attitudinal and behavioural fit, and highlight their latent talent for the identified trade role.

For roles that require specific and diverse candidates, Hire Onsite develops campaigns and engagement strategies to target community stakeholders, local media or Traditional Owners.

View the Recruitment Services product sheet and select from a range of customisable service options.

Services snapshot:

  • Single and group apprentice and trainee recruitment
  • Large, multi-site group intakes across all trades disciplines
  • Pre-employment medicals, screening and aptitude testing
  • Facilitated on-site or virtual candidate assessment centres
  • Diversity and inclusion programs, community engagement campaigns

Ready to Get Started?

If you've been thinking about engaging an apprentice or trainee to work in your business, MIGAS can help. 

Contact us to discuss your requirements and to learn more about our recruitment and employment services. 

Hire an Apprentice or Trainee for Your Business


In the spirit of reconciliation, MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and emerging, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.