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Youth Projects is a member of Apprenticeships Matter, a not for profit Apprenticeship Network Provider contracted by the Australian Government to deliver free Apprenticeships support services. If you are looking for apprentices, employ apprentices or want to find out more, we can answer your questions and provide support.


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 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.

Apprenticeships Matter provides a streamlined service for employers and individuals to access Australian Apprenticeship opportunities and information.

Apprenticeships Matter’s role is to:



  • Provide you with accurate, current and comprehensive information about Australian Apprenticeships
  • Provide you with streamlined support throughout the Australian Apprenticeship, from registration through to successful completion
  • Process applications and claims for incentives and allowances
  • Provide advice on transfers, variations, suspensions, cancellations and early completions


  • Provide ongoing mentoring and support, where necessary, to employers and apprentices to assist in achieving completion
  • Provide support throughout the duration of the Australian Apprenticeship/Traineeship via phone or face to face visits

Contact us on 1800 005 355