About Us

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TAPS (Trainee & Apprentice Placement Service Inc.) is an independent Plumbing and Roofing Industry Group Training Organisation. We employ, monitor, train and supply Quality Endorsed Apprentices to Host Employers under a flexible work arrangement. TAPS is an easy and cost effective alternative to employing your own Australian Apprentice. We undertake all the required paperwork, arrange the training, and on going support for your next Apprentice.

Why we started

Established in 1997 by the Industry our main objective was to reverse the trend of falling numbers of Apprentices and Trainees in the Plumbing and Roofing Industries. We are dedicated to creating and filling jobs in the plumbing and roofing industries, we help employers find and keep the right apprentice.

Our growth

TAPS currently employ over 300 Quality Endorsed Apprentices who are hosted across more than 100 Host Employers in the plumbing and roofing industries.

We provide excellent service to both the Host Employer and the Apprentice. This has seen TAPS grow to be the market leading Group Training Organisation for the Plumbing and Roofing Industries in South Australia and the Northern Territory. As we grow, we’re able to find and train more Australian Apprentices to assist businesses across SA and the NT.

Our purpose

TAPS is a Not-For-Profit Organisation so we can keep costs to a minimum and keep every dollar in the roofing and plumbing industries, to constantly raise the quantity and quality of our Apprentices. TAPS was created out of the need for better Australian Apprentices and provides an essential service to continually advance the plumbing and roofing industry standards.

What is a Group Training Organisation?

The role of a Group Training Organisation, is to employ, monitor and supply Apprentices to potential Host Employers. Group Training is an easy and cost effective alternative for employing Australian Apprentices within your business. Call us today to find your next Apprentice!