What is a Group Training Organisation (GTO)?

A group training organisation (GTO) is an organisation that employs apprentices and trainees, and then places them with a host employer who they work for whilst receiving on-the-job training for their apprenticeship or traineeship. These organisations may be registered or un-registered group training organisations, which operate for profit, or not-for-profit.  

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National Standards for GTO’s

In NSW, GTOs may be registered under the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act (2001). To be registered in NSW, a GTO must demonstrate that their organisation is compliant with the National Standards for Group Training Organisations. These Standards are designed to ensure that registered GTOs are able to provide nationally consistent, high quality services.

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LAHC Apprenticeship Program

The Land and Housing Corporation Apprenticeship Program is a new program announced by the NSW Government on 14 November 2020 to generate jobs that include skills development to support economic recovery from COVID-19, bushfires and drought. The Program aims to generate jobs, and where possible, links to social housing property

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MBA Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Master Builders Pre-Apprenticeship Program is the first step you should be taking. Master Builders have created a program with a holistic approach preparing you to become the best quality 1st-year carpentry apprentice. 3 week Pre Apprenticeship Course Dates: (1) Female Pre Apprenticeship Carpentry Program  – All Female Group – 31 January 2022 –

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MBA Adult Apprenticeship Program

Master Builders Apprenticeship Services and Master Builders Education and Skills Development have developed a unique program for people over the age of 21 years to start an apprenticeship to become a trade qualified carpenter as part of an accelerated program. This unique and innovative program contains 3 steps: Step 1

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Definitions

This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between Master Builders Association of NSW Pty Ltd, ABN 11 074 397 532 (MBANSW) and you.

MBANSW is the registered Group Training Organisation and Apprenticeship Services arm of Master Builders Association of New South Wales, ABN 96 550 042 906 (Master Builders)

“You”, “your” and “Training Employer” refer to you, your company and business nominated in the table below.

This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between MBANSW and you.

Direct Debit Terms and Conditions

  • Your nominated account or credit card will be debited weekly for hosting a MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee.
  • The first debit to your account will occur within 7 working days of the MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee commencing their placement with your business.
  • If an invoice payment is due on a non-business day, it will be debited from your account on the following business day.
  • Training Employer account information held by MBANSW will be kept confidential. Please note that some information is provided to the MBANSW financial institution to initiate the debit to your nominated account.
  • MBANSW will give you a minimum of 14 days’ notice in writing of changes to these Terms and Conditions.
  • If you wish to make changes to this arrangement, please contact MBANSW on (02) 8586 3533.

Your responsibility in this arrangement

  • Ensure that your nominated account can accept direct debits (your financial institution can confirm this).
  • Ensure there are sufficient cleared funds in the nominated account on the drawing date.
  • Advise MBANSW in writing if the nominated account is transferred or closed.


Please note that if your payment is dishonoured by your financial institution, a re-draw will take place within 7 days.

Any transaction fees payable by MBANSW in respect to a dishonoured payment will be added to your account.

Enquiries

Please direct all enquiries to MBAS (02) 8586 3533 or [email protected];

Please include your phone and email address.

I/We authorise MBANSW to arrange for funds to be debited from my/our nominated account at the financial institution identified below.

This authority to direct debit will remain in place in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.