10 Queen street Melbourne

Group Training Organisation

Future1st is a Melbourne-based GTO connecting young professionals with Victorian businesses

About Future1st

Apprenticeships and Traineeships with Future1st GTO

Fully Licensed
Based In Melbourne
30+ Years Recruitment Experience

As a leading Group Training Organisation (GTO), we're dedicated to creating these opportunities by connecting eager, talented apprentices and trainees with businesses looking for fresh talent. With a strong emphasis on nurturing skills and industry knowledge, we employ apprentices and trainees under an Apprenticeship / Traineeship Training Contract.

We then find suitable host employers where these individuals can develop their capabilities. Our role as a GTO is not limited to just facilitating employment. We assume responsibility for all the legal aspects of the employment contract, administer payroll, and ensure comprehensive insurance coverage.

Most importantly, we take on the essential task of training, monitoring, and offering support throughout the journey. We understand the unique needs of businesses and the challenges that come with finding the right talent and handling administrative tasks.

That's why we handle everything from recruitment to ongoing support, allowing you to focus on your business, not on admin.

With Future1st GTO, you can expect a partnership that's built on trust, integrity, and a shared commitment to developing the next generation of skilled professionals. Join us as we shape the future together.

About Us

Part of the Chandler Family of companies

Chandler is a name that has been synonymous with exceptional recruitment and staffing services in the blue collar, health, and agricultural sectors for over 30 years. We are excited to extend our family of companies with the inclusion of Future1st.

At Future1st, we're committed to fostering the professional development of Australia's youth, helping them gain invaluable on-the-job experience and high-quality education. Our aim is to cultivate the next generation of Australia's workforce and inspire them to become leaders and innovators of tomorrow through apprenticeships and traineeships.

That's why we diligently support businesses across Australia, enabling them to tap into the diverse skill sets that young professionals bring, and leverage this talent to drive business growth, productivity, and innovation. Join us in our mission to shape a future-ready Australian workforce, where young professionals and businesses thrive together, creating a sustainable and prosperous future for all.

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What is a Group Training Organisation (GTO)?

A Group Training Organisation (GTO) is an entity that employs apprentices and trainees under an Apprenticeship / Traineeship Training Contract and places them with suitable host employers to enhance their skills and industry experience. As the legal employer, a GTO assumes responsibility for all legal aspects of employment and the training requirements.

What are the benefits of hiring apprentices/trainees through a GTO?

Employing an apprentice or trainee through a GTO offers numerous benefits, including:

Flexibility: You have the freedom to employ an apprentice or trainee for as long as you need one.

Continuity: In case of work reduction, the GTO will reassign the apprentice or trainee to another host employer.

Hassle-free process: The GTO handles all government paperwork related to the apprenticeship/traineeship.

Training and Monitoring: The GTO organises and oversees the training for the apprentice/trainee.
Responsibility for Insurances: All insurances and workers' compensation responsibilities are taken care of by the GTO.

Recruitment: The GTO manages the advertising and recruitment process to provide your business with the most suitable candidates.

How does a GTO ensure quality training for apprentices/trainees?

A GTO works closely with host employers to monitor the progress and training needs of each apprentice or trainee.

This involves regular communication, site visits, and feedback sessions to ensure the apprentice or trainee is on track to meet their learning objectives and that the host employer is satisfied with the arrangement. A GTO takes responsibility for ensuring that the training is up to date and meets industry standards.

What happens if there's a reduction in work at my business?

If your business experiences a reduction in work, the GTO will reassign the apprentice or trainee to another host employer. This ensures continuity of employment and learning for the apprentice or trainee and flexibility for your business.
How does a GTO handle the recruitment process?
A GTO manages the entire recruitment process, from advertising the position to screening and interviewing candidates.

This ensures that you are provided with the most suitable apprentice or trainee for your specific needs. A GTO aims to make the process as seamless as possible, saving you valuable time and resources.