April 2, 2018

What An Apprentice Really Costs

By Stephen Craven  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (Smart Employment Solutions) BACKGROUND: A quote was provided to a client for a first year apprentice electrician (who has graduated Yr 12 at High School). The client calculated that it would cost him $38,967.17 for 10 months based on our rates—but if he […]
March 22, 2018

Females in Non-Traditional Roles

By Stephen Craven  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (Smart Employment Solutions) No-one would have witnessed a female in a male dominated industry back in our grandfathers’ day. Women were at home cooking, cleaning and looking after the kids. After all, the man was the bread winner and that was the end […]
February 8, 2018

Trades: A Worthwhile Career

There is a widely held belief that getting a university education is an absolute must for school graduates. Esteemed professions such as medicine, law, accountancy and engineering all hold a very strong allure for well-meaning parents who want the very best for their kids’ future. Parents commonly encourage their children […]
February 8, 2018

Upcoming SESAT Awards Night

SESAT are very proud to announce our upcoming awards night, to be hosted on 21st February at the Nerang RSL. This event marks the return of our annual awards night, which has not been active for the past 10 years, the last event being held back in 2008. The evening […]
December 20, 2017

How Hiring an Apprentice Can Boost Your Business

Apprenticeships are becoming an increasingly popular way for young people to enter the workforce. The allure of learning a trade and gaining worthwhile experience while they earn a wage continues to be extremely attractive with 185,400 people employed as apprentices or trainees as part of the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme in […]
December 20, 2017

5 Steps to Boost Your Career in 2018

Are you thinking of starting an apprenticeship in 2018 or are you currently undertaking one now? Apprenticeships are a great way to get experience on-the-job while you get paid and are a foot in the door to the career you want. That’s pretty awesome. As with any job, some apprentices […]
November 23, 2017

Youths with A Disability Yr 11 & Yr 12 School-Based Traineeship Program – Certificate II in Business

Smart Employment Solutions is excited to announce its new Yr 11 & Yr 12 School-Based Traineeship Program assisting youth with a disability to achieve a Certificate III in Business Administration– to be released in January 2018. This Program will see the recruitment and training of disabled people in year 11 […]
November 23, 2017

2017 SESAT Apprentice of the Year Award

2017  SESAT Apprentice of the Year Award As we move into the end of 2017, Smart Employment Solutions have had a chance to stand back and reflect on the whirlwind year that was and reflect on all of the hard work and goals that our apprentices and trainees have accomplished […]