About us

Smart Employment Solutions was founded in 1986


Smart Employment has been a recognised leader in employment and training services for 30 years.
We are a not-for-profit, charitable and public benevolent institution in respect of our mission to relieve poverty, distress, misfortune, destitution and helplessness occasioned by unemployment by providing increased education opportunities for the unemployed with particular emphasis on youth and the disabled.
We have helped thousands of young apprentices and trainees throughout South East Queensland start their trade careers while making it easy for employers to hire and manage them.
We have a strong commitment to making your apprenticeship or traineeship as simple as possible – including taking care of all the necessary paperwork – so if you want to become an apprentice or trainee, Get Smart and contact us now


Hassle Free Apprentice Management offers a service to those businesses who want to directly employ their apprentice and take advantage of the incentives offered by the Government, but do not want to be distracted from their core role by the complicated and often confusing legal and administrative obligations that are involved.

With thirty years experience, managing over 15,000 apprentices, you can rest assured that your new employees are in safe hands and that they will receive the very highest standard of service from our skilled Apprenticeship Coordinators. We take care to ensure that our coordinators manage only the number of apprentices that enables them to give the kind of service that sets us apart from other service providers.

Quality, Service and Flexibility is at the core of our business and is reflected through our staffing, which comprises specialists in the areas of Engineering, Construction, Hospitality and Business Administration.
The recruitment of your apprentice (if not already employed)
  • Our sourcing team has extensive resources available to them to attract the right applicants and then conduct relevant testing and interviewing to shortlist those individuals who will meet your businesses specific needs
We ensure you get all eligible Government Incentives
  • We relieve you of the burden of constant contact with Government departments and ensure that you receive every applicable incentive available
We help you avoid the massive fines under the Fair Work Act
  • Initial consultation and ongoing support to offer guidance that will help to protect your business from breaches of the Fair Work Act and the very real threat of crippling fines

Tina Zerveas

MWM Advisory Pty Ltd ACN 159 753 278

I am very happy with how fast a suitable person was found for us, by Lee and Tracy. Lee was very friendly and positive, which is always good to see and Tracy had a no nonsense, get the job done attitude, which is also great to see. Maddie seems lovely and i am looking forward to work with her. Kind Regards,