Libby Ewing-Jarvie Head of Business Services DATACOM
Hello, I’m Libby and as Head of Business Services for Datacom I contribute daily to building our talent pipeline through embedding a culture of developing, retaining and promoting our diverse talent and skills within our team of employees.
Our tailored training enables our team members to grow personally and expand the skill sets required for a fast paced customer service environment.
When you employ an apprentice or trainee, you give your business the benefit of a skilled worker who understands your needs. This increases your competitive advantage by generating growth and productivity. Funding is available for many apprenticeships and traineeships.
Skilling South Australia aims to ensure South Australians are ready for the opportunities in growth industries such as defence, digital, cyber security and health by creating an additional 20 800 apprenticeships and traineeships over the next four years.
Benefits to business looking to take on apprentices and trainees include:
By selecting TAFE SA as your Registered Training Organisation (RTO) of choice, you're accessing the widest range of qualifications available state-wide, and tailored training solutions.
SUPPORT When you employ an apprentice or trainee you may be eligible for financial incentives from the South Australian and Australian Governments.
FLEXIBLE TRAINING OPTIONS You can tailor their learning to suit the needs of your business, which means you gain employees with job-specific industry skills that contribute to your business.
INCREASE WORKPLACE EFFICIENCYYour existing workforce has the opportunity to learn from trainees and apprentices who could also bring new and diverse skills to your business
CONTRIBUTE By having an apprentice or trainee in your business you are contributing to our state’s economy by providing skilled workers for our businesses and industries while helping people reach their career goals.
NOT JUST TRADES Apprenticeships and traineeships are offered for career paths in many different sectors with predicted high growth in South Australia.
PIPELINE OF SKILLED EMPLOYEES Apprentices and trainees are more likely to be loyal to you and stay longer with your business because you gave them their start in their career journey.
Here’s how to register an apprentice or trainee using TAFE SA as your preferred training provider:
Two Apprenticeship Network Providers operate in South Australia, with multiple offices for each. If you would like to commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, employ an apprentice or trainee, or find out about apprenticeship financial assistance, please contact one of the following for assistance;
Freecall 1800 882 661