Apprenticeships Matter is a not for profit Apprenticeship Network Provider contracted by the Australian Government to deliver free Apprenticeship support services.

Apprenticeships Matter is a consortium of three well-established, community-based organisations, with extensive experience in delivering employment and training services. Employment Focus is the lead agency and the other consortium members are Jobco and Youth Projects.

The team at Apprenticeships Matter is committed to assisting employers in upskilling the workforce and thereby contributing to all Australians having the necessary skills and qualifications to meet the future demands of our economy.

Since entering the market in 2003, Apprenticeships Matter has built a strong client base, servicing over 18000 employers and registering over 100,000 Apprentices and Trainees. We have been able to achieve this through service excellence, repeat business and referrals. Our core business is to provide assistance to employers, to improve productivity by skilling their workforce through Australian Apprenticeships.

Our Vision

To be the Apprenticeship Network Provider of choice for community, industry and corporate Australia

Our Mission

A collaborative and dedicated approach to the provision of exceptional service

Our Values

Adaptable – to change
Professional – approach
Passionate – attitude
Supportive – environment


Apprenticeships Matter operates within an AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance Framework encompassing governance & business management, with clear allocation of responsibility & accountability for strategic & financial decisions. Apprenticeships Matter has operated within an AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance framework since 2006, consistently meeting the quality standards in annual audits & triennial reaccreditations conducted by SAI Global Assurance Services.

Apprenticeships Matter’s AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System underpins all aspects of quality & compliance in line with the AASN contract, guidelines, Code of Conduct, National Code of Good Practice, VRQA & ASQA Quality Frameworks and applicable legislation.

You can view a copy of our Quality policy here

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