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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can AEN help you find an Apprenticeship or Trainee?
    An apprenticeship or traineeship with an AEN member will give an apprentice maximum support throughout your employment and quality employment and training experience. ​ AEN Members coordinate all of the training schedules and necessary paperwork leaving you to get on with the job of learning. All apprentices and trainees through the AEN network are assigned a fulltime consultant that guides you through the system and are on hand to answer any question you may have. It takes the confusion out of a very complex system and gives you a buddy for the life of your apprenticeship or traineeship. ​ A number of industry sectors choose to employ their apprentices and trainees through AEN members. With over 30 years’ experience in dealing with industry, AEN members have created a large circle of industry support. This wide industry support helps to create further opportunities for apprentices and trainees.
  • Why should I complete an Apprenticeship or Trainee compared going direct to the employer?
    Firstly, when you contact a GTO, you have access to unbiased information and assistance in finding the right apprenticeship or traineeship for you. So a GTO is a great place to start GTOs have vast industry experience and connections. With a GTO, you have more choice and opportunities – you have access to a wide variety of host businesses rather than a single position You receive ongoing mentoring, support and feedback by highly qualified and dedicated Group Training Consultants who are committed to ensuring the best fit between apprentices/trainees and host employers You can gain extra skills and experience by changing your host business during your apprenticeship or traineeship GTOs can act as a mediator to resolve any workplace disputes or issues you may have with your apprenticeship/traineeship. They can also provide an alternative placement if this becomes necessary You have freedom from the risk of employer exploitation and protection from individual company downturns You have job security during your contract of training If you’re an exceptional talent, you may be recognised through GTO state and national awards schemes and can participate in a national career development and leadership program
  • How can I contact a GTO directly in my area?
    You are able to contact a GTO directly via our GTO Member Directory here.
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