• "We have always found them to be very professional in everything they do; from recruiting and placing quality school-based to full time apprentices and labour hire staff for us"
  • "Now as a business owner, I appreciate the way Murraylands takes the hassle out of my working day so I do not have to worry about wages, super, workcover etc. This leaves me free to do what I, and my team do best, being electricians! "
  • "I could not recommend MT&E highly enough to anyone that is seeking an apprentice. LOADS OF HELP, GREAT TEAM and NUMBER ONE IN MY BOOK !!!"
  • "Having an apprenticeship through MT&E means I have the opportunity to achieve my goal of becoming a qualified tradesman."
  • "MT&E work for us to find the right staff at the right time."
  • "They look after all the administration of our guys, which has saved us valuable time to run our business"
  • "Staff selection and recruitment is made simple. The team at Murraylands handle it all. "

About Us

Murraylands Training and Employment is a Community Based Not for Profit Group Training organization specializing in Traineeships and Apprenticeships. It is run by a board of directors comprised of local business leaders.

MT&E become the legal employer of the Apprentice/Trainee and handle the administration of all paperwork required including; Wages (Annual Leave Loading where required), PAYG Statements, the prescribed Industry Superannuation and Registered Training (e.g. TAFE) enrollment. Murraylands Training and Employment take on the responsibility of monitoring the progress and performance of the employee both on the job and off the job.

All trades and traineeships are covered and they are mirrored in local industry with the majority of graduates staying on with their host employers upon completion of their contract of training.

Established in 1997, we have qualified staff sharing decades of experience in recruitment, employment, training and management. Since 1997 MT&E have employed over 2000 apprentices, trainees and labour workers. MT&E has also attained Commonwealth Government Recognition of Standards, which means that it is recognized by State and Federal Governments for meeting the eight standards for a group training organization.

Employment and Assistance

Murraylands Training and Employment are an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging and assisting long term unemployed persons, Aboriginals and Youth at risk by offering intervention, prevention and guidance. School leavers are also encouraged to apply for positions. The organization also assists applicants prepare for job interviews.

MT&E's core role in the community is to seek and engage the above mentioned persons into employment and training as Apprentices and Trainees. A further role is to assist unemployed persons to secure Labour Hire positions.

The organization assists in cases that require an Apprentice or Trainee to undertake tutoring and mentoring to succeed in their chosen vocation. MT&E pay for all associated costs on behalf of the Apprentice or Trainee in this instance.

Should the need arise or a situation present itself whereby an Apprentice or Trainee requires the services of a Social Worker, Family Therapist or other Health worker to ensure they will be able to continue in their vocation MT&E will pay for these services. 

MT&E pay for all associated training costs throughout the Apprenticeship or Traineeship. This alleviates some financial burden from the Apprentice or Trainee whose wages can be quite low at the beginning of their contracts of training.

Murraylands Training & Employment provide to the Apprentices & Trainees uniforms, safety equipment, industry standard footwear and approved First Aid Kits which are compliant with Health and Safety standards for their particular industry.

Our aim is to help build confidence, pride, self esteem and educate in life skills enabling the Apprentices, Trainees and Labour Hire personnel to feel empowered and financially secure and take their rightful place in community.