About ISMAA

The Australian Government has contracted Apprenticeships Are Us to provide Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) in the automotive industry across New South Wales and Victoria.

Apprenticeships Are Us offers eligible Australian Apprentices intensive support throughout the first two years of an Australian Apprenticeship. Our mentors are trade qualified and experienced automotive industry professionals who support apprentices through:

  • expert advice on career options, pathways, and skills development requirements within the automotive industry
  • individualised technical, career and pathway advice relevant to the changing nature of work within the industry and personal areas of interest
  • support with technical skills training
  • referral to other forms of support where the eligible Australian Apprentice is facing personal issues that are causing or likely to cause barriers to completion of training
  • support and advice to adapt to the demands of automotive industry workplaces

Apprenticeships Are Us Mentors are automotive industry professionals, with the experience to provide industry specific advice, and the expertise to talk through issues with you and develop strategies for addressing them. Our mentors provide a structured approach to mentoring, with a focus on specific challenges facing you and the setting of goals to address them.