About 1300apprentice

Working with large and small employers 1300apprentice connects apprentices and trainees to the right employer. A for-purpose organisation with over 30 years of experience in the Vocational Education & Training industry across 40 vocations it’s our industry connections that make us reputable.

Our professional and approachable team has an in-depth knowledge of the Vocational Education and Training industry ensuring a quality of service which is at the centre of our operation and ethos. Guided by a commitment to career development through on and off the job training, 1300apprentice works closely with businesses and client partners to achieve vocational excellence. Become a part of a growing company which has provided long-term career opportunities to over 2000 people.

  • For-purpose
  • Registered GTO in NSW/ACT
  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
  • Indigenous programs
  • Women in non-traditional trade programs
  • Local government apprenticeship & traineeship programs.




Our mission is to enable high calibre candidates and staff the opportunity to succeed in their careers and for businesses to be successful through training, mentoring, personal development and active care.



Our vision is to be acknowledged as the benchmark apprentice and trainee organisation that enables people to progress and succeed in their careers. Through our active care, they become assets that drive the success of our host employers.



Established as Bankstown Group Retail Training Scheme


Registered under Sydney Training & Employment Ltd (STE)


Canberra office opens


Our trading name changed to 1300apprentice


1300apprentice wins the HRD Employer of Choice (100-499 employees) 


1300apprentice wins the HRD Employer of Choice for work-life balance, Remuneration, Career Progression and Employer of Choice (100-499 employees) 


1300apprentice wins the HRD Employer of Choice for Leadership, Access to Technology and the Silver Winner for Employer of Choice (100-499 employees)


1300apprentice wins three awards, 2019 silver HRD Employer of Choice, as well as Leadership award and the Recruitment & On-boarding award


1300apprentice celebrates 35 years of operation
What was happening in 1985?

Areas of operation

Areas of operation

  • Sydney metro & surrounds
  • Southern highlands
  • Illawarra
  • Canberra & surrounds
  • Central coast & Newcastle
  • Melbourne metro
  • Brisbane metro


Board of directors