What is a Field Officer?

A Master Builders Apprenticeship Field Officer manages the relationship, mentoring, monitoring and administrative tasks involved in the management of apprentices and trainees employed by Master Builders Association of NSW Pty Ltd.

The main functions of a Apprenticeship Field Officer are

  • Manage the apprentice or trainee case load of up to 80 apprentices and trainees
    • Schedule and conduct regular phone calls and sit visits
    • complete one on one evaluations of performance
    • Discuss performance and attendance, and counsel the apprentice or trainee as required
    • Complete all administration tasks associated with site visits
    • Training Employer/Host relationship management
    • Mentoring on a range of topics, including personal topics
    • Provide safety advice
    • Training Plan reviews and sign off on units of competency
    • Assist with completion plans
    • Assist and notify MBAS team members or enquiries needing assistance
    • and so much more!

If you have an apprenticeship or traineeship question, your MBAS Field Officer is who you need to call!

MBAS Field Officers are trained so they are prepared to assist  you. The training our Field Officers complete is:

  • First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Working Safely at Heights
  • Manual Handling in Construction
  • Power Tools Safety Training
  • Certificate IV Work Health & Safety

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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.


Please direct all enquiries to MBAS (02) 8586 3533 or apprenticeship@mbansw.asn.au;

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.