Contract Labour

With a vested interest in building long-term relationships with our clients, our contract labour division allows flexibility when your business needs it. Striving to meet our clients' requirements by providing reliable and suitable staff on an 'as required' basis, our 20+ years' experience validates our ability to add value to your business.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What industries do you cover?

We cover most trades and we understand the different requirements of roles in your business.
– Horticulture
– Building & construction
– Air-conditioning
– Electrical
– Warehouse/logistics
– Engineering
– Administration

What does your screening process involve?

Candidates are screened on skill level, experience and ability to fit into your workplace culture. We also consider the candidate’s needs and suitability of the position on offer.
– Candidate applies
– Phone screened
– Interviewed
– Reference and background checks including visa
– Employment contract, TFN, WHS induction completed
– Start with you

Where can 1300apprentice support my contract labour needs?

1300apprentice are conveniently based in Burwood, we are able to support your contract labour needs in Sydney metro.

How long can I keep someone on contract labour?

Our preference is to keep someone on for a minimum of three weeks, full time. In the event that you aren’t able to provide three weeks, we can consider one of our candidates who is looking for shorter term work. In our experience, providing longer term opportunities can increase candidate quality.
Our view to permanent options are for up to 6 months, once the 6 month point is met, the candidate is handed over to you at no extra cost.

Is contract labour cost effective?

Your time on the job is important; our contract labour division allows you to focus on your business whilst we focus on your staffing requirements. 1300apprentice will take care of:
– Recruitment including advertising, screening, background checks, right to work and visa checks
– Administration including employment contracts, policies and procedures, TFN, bank details and superannuation
– Workers compensation and online WHS inductions
– PAYG and record keeping
You don’t pay anything until the worker starts working with you.

What are the benefits to contract labour?

– No employment risk to your business
– Flexibility
– We manage the recruitment and administration
– View to permanent option- similar to a trial for both parties
– Our specialty is employment solutions, it’s what we do best
– If we don’t find the right person for you, you won’t pay a thing.

Contract labour solutions

– Casual labour
– View to permanent for a 6 month period
– Fee for service/Placement fee

How quick can you provide me with staff?

This can depend on the level of experience you are looking for and if you are looking for trade qualified workers or a trade assistant. Some industries are also harder than others to recruit for. There are times we have placed candidates within an hour but other more specialised roles can take up to a month or longer.
We have many connections within industry and may just have someone ready to start with your business today.