Apprentice labour hire

Take the hard work our of recruitment, onboarding and contract-administration. Access highly skilled, motivated staff who exceed industry standards.

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Hand-picked staff

Master Plumbers operates a Registered Group Training Organisation (GTO) dedicated to recruit and train plumbing apprentices, Plumbing Apprenticeships Victoria (PAV). All staff are hand-picked, trained and managed by Master Plumbers and are hired to you for the duration needed.
 

Duration of hire and rates

Businesses can hire apprentices at any year level for the minimum duration of one week, and return them with a week’s notice. This gives you the ultimate control in staffing flexibility.

Our rates include all on-costs so you only pay when they are working and productive on the job, having all entitlements, trade school fees, workers compensation premiums and costs rolled into a single simple hourly rate you can easily on-charge to your client.

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Charge Out Rates - Apprentice Hire Rates (Award)

Year Level Normal Time Overtime Fares & Travel
Invoiced Rate Discounted Rates Time & Half (Invoiced Rate) Double Time (Invoiced Rate) Daily Charge (Invoiced Rate)
Member paid within 14 days (-5%) Member paid between 15 & 45 days (-2.5%) Non-Member paid within 14 days (-2.5%)
1st $28.00 $26.60 $27.11 $27.30 $31.82 $42.42 $16.83
2nd $37.00 $35.15 $35.78 $36.08 $36.97 $49.29 $17.49
3rd $39.50 $37.53 $38.32 $38.51 $39.89 $53.19 $17.84
4th $43.00 $40.76 $41.85 $41.93 $50.67 $67.56 $19.20

Download Vic Award Rates July 2020 Note: Rates effective 1 July 2020. All rates exclude GST 

  • Normal Time rates are charged to the Host only when the apprentice is available to work on the job
    The above rate is not charged when the apprentice is at Trade School, for public holidays, RDO’s, personal leave, annual leave, sick leave or whilst on work cover. 
  • Normal Time rates are all inclusive for ordinary hours and cover employment related costs such as superannuation, leave loading, protective clothing, Incolink portable sick leave, Co-Invest and work cover premiums
  • Minimum daily charge for an ordinary hour’s workday is eight hours
  • Inclement Weather is charged at Normal Time rates

All allowances payable to the apprentice in accordance with the Award are charged to the Host at the cost plus 13%. This includes:

  • Fares and Travel allowances
  • Site, Height, Meal and other allowances
  • Travel during the day and beyond the 50km radius (radius based on their centre of employment – based either in Geelong, Brunswick or Narre Warren).

Charge Out Rates - Construction Sector (EBA) Host Employers

Year Level Normal Time Overtime Fares & Travel
Invoiced Rate Discounted Rates Time & Half (Invoiced Rate) Double Time (Invoiced Rate) Daily Charge (Invoiced Rate)
Member paid within 14 days (-5%) Member paid between 15 & 45 days (-2.5%) Non-Member paid within 14 days (-2.5%)
1st $45.45 $43.18 $44.31 $44.31 $41.30 $55.05 $29.37
2nd $60.65 $57.62 $59.13 $59.13 $58.64 $78.18 $31.55
3rd $73.95 $70.25 $72.10 $72.10 $73.16 $97.53 $33.37
4th $79.70 $75.72 $77.71 $77.71 $92.66 $123.54 $35.82

Download Vic EBA Rates Letter July 2020.  Note: Rates effective 1 July 2020. All rates exclude GST 

  • Normal Time rates are charged to the Host only when the apprentice is available to work on the job.
    The above rate is not charged when the apprentice is at Trade School, for public holidays, RDO’s, personal leave, annual leave, sick leave or whilst on work cover. 
  • Normal Time rates are all inclusive for ordinary hours and cover employment related costs such as superannuation, leave loading, protective clothing, Incolink portable sick leave, Co-Invest and work cover premiums.
  • Minimum daily charge for an ordinary hour’s workday is eight hours.
  • Inclement Weather is charged at Normal Time rates

All allowances payable to the apprentice in accordance with the EBA are charged to the Host at the cost plus 13%.

  • Fares and Travel allowances
  • Site, Height, Meal and other allowances
  • Travel during the day and beyond the 75km radius (radius based on the Apprentice’s centre of employment – Geelong, Narre Warren or Brunswick).

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How to become a Host Employer

Click on the link below to complete our application to become a PAV Host Employer and send us through certificates of currency for your Public Liability and Workers Compensation Insurance.