BGT - Employment, Training and Services

BGT is a community based employment services organisation that places apprentices and trainees within a range of businesses. BGT is also a registered training organisation that helps businesses up-skill their staff. Individuals can also access training to develop, or build upon skills through a new qualification.

14 Hill Street Ballarat, VIC 3350

03 5333 8600



  • Springboard

    Springboard is a specialist service developed to assist young people transitioning from care. We provide one-to-one support and work intensively with young people to support them to gain and secure appropriate long-term education/training and employment opportunities. Springboard assists young people aged 16–21 years of age transitioning from, or who have left residential care, to gain secure, long-term employment by re-engaging with appropriate education, training or supported employment opportunities.

    Please call our Springboard Case Manager to discuss eligibility. Anyone can refer a young person to the program including the young person themselves.

    Please direct any queries to:
    Dee Hastings (Springboard Case Manager)
    14 Hill St, Ballarat
    Ph: 03 5333 8629 
    Mob: 0408 986 814

  • Employment Support

    At BGT we can help you to get this started through: 

     -Interviews on registration

    -Numeracy and literacy testing

    -We actively seek the right employer to suit you.

    Our recruitment process will provide you with the best available options and opportunity to find that perfect Apprenticeship or Trainee-ship we have a large number of employers looking for the right candidate.

  • Getting an Apprenticeship

    BGT’s Apprenticeship Hosting Service is a unique model designed to give Apprentices the best possible chance at success, and provide employers with a proven formula that delivers productive, well integrated employees for the future.

    Register online with BGT and be first to know about new positions.

  • Getting a Trainee-ship

    BGT’s Trainee-ship Hosting Service is a unique model designed to give Trainees the best possible chance at success and provide employers with a proven formula that delivers productive, well integrated employees for the future.

    Register online with BGT and be first to know about new positions.

  • Training

    BGT is a registered training organisation (TOID 3683) that offers nationally recognised training services across Victoria

    The Training programs are designed and developed around your needs, offering flexibility that suits the individual and business. Whether you wish to learn in a classroom, flexibly or in the workplace as a trainee or an apprentice BGT can help.

    Listed below are the sectors in which BGT deliver training courses:
    -Business & Administration
    -Education Support
    -Health & Aged Care
    -Engineering & Fabrication

    Visit: BGT Training

  • Saver Plus

    Saver Plus is a 10-month financial literacy and matched savings program that assists people to build savings for their own or their children’s education and in doing so strengthens their capacity to save. 

    As part of the program, participants receive:
    -One dollar in matched savings for every one dollar they save, up to $500
    -MoneyMinded financial training
    -Personal support and guidance from a trusted community organisation

    At the end of the program, participants use their matched savings to purchase an education-related goal, which can include items like school uniforms, computers, and text books.

    You must be over 18 years and have a Health Care or Pension Card and have some regular income from work. You must also have children enrolled in a school OR be attending or returning to vocational education yourself.

    Participants must:
    -work with their Saver Plus worker to identify an educational item for which they intend to save
    -open an account with their local ANZ branch and begin making deposits
    -attend MoneyMinded workshops to improve their financial management skills
    -continue to make regular deposits into their ANZ Progress Saver account over a 10-month period

    To apply or obtain more information about Saver Plus in Ballarat contact:
    Sue Ogilvie – Saver Plus Coordinator (Ballarat Area)
    BGT, 14 Hill St, Ballarat
    03 5333 8600