About us

East Coast Apprenticeships is a proud traditional Group Training Organisation that employs Apprentices and Trainees in all industry areas. We place our Apprentices and Trainees with successful companies where they learn their selected trade.

We are a community-based not for profit organisation. We have been in operations for over 30 years and our core business is Group Training with a focus on traditional trade apprentices.

At East Coast Apprenticeships, we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in the management of employment and training. The service that we provide to our clients is the heart of our mission statement. We take pride in our workmanship and strive for a reputation of integrity and quality service.

East Coast Apprenticeships services Host Employers and Job Seekers looking to obtain Apprenticeships and Traineeships all over Queensland.

We have offices located in


“Communication is everything to our business & being able to partner with ECA with open & honest communication has made our partnership stronger and an easy one to be part of.” – Dan Cox

Dan Cox from DCB Developments Pty Ltd

“Not only are you making money, you’re also gaining that hands on experience and that great work ethic you can get by having an apprenticeship.” – Kyle Russell

Kyle Russell – ECA Apprentice Fibrous Plasterer

“Our small business requires a lot of multitasking in the office and we do not have the time or patience to handle any more paperwork than we have to. East Coast Apprenticeships look after all of the paperwork regarding their employment, including wages, and this is a big part of our decision to use their services. On top of the benefits to our business there is the knowledge that we are helping a person gain a qualification and ongoing employment.” – Gary Delaney

Gary Delaney from Delaney Constructions Pty Ltd

“This is by far one of the most valuable experiences of my life to date. So thankful of the support and opportunity I have been given while I’m here.” – Robert Vidler

Robert Vidler – 2018 Canadian Apprentice Ambassador

“The judging panel especially acknowledged your organisation in recognition of the success it is achieving in the recruitment of veterans.”

Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK AFC (Ret’d)

“I had a goal and I went and chased it and I did not stop until I reached it. I always knew I wanted to be a carpenter, I loved working outdoors, loved working with my hands and you know what? I wouldn’t change it for the world because I think this is the best thing that has ever happened to me. It has made me a strong, confident woman today.” Amelia Robertson

Amelia Robertson – ECA Apprentice of the Year 2017

“We have used East Coast Apprenticeships for our Business Admin Trainee for convenience. The Field Officers have high standards when choosing applicants. They sent us a very good applicant which saved us time not having to interview lots of people. The staff at East Coast Apprenticeships are always professional & very helpful. The easy payment system makes paperwork & accounts hassle free.” Alan Bull

Alan Bull from Cutting Edge Cabinets

“Everyday I go to work, there is a challenge for me. I’m pretty excited to see whats to come after my apprenticeship!” Tyle Williams

Tyle Williams – ECA Apprentice of the Year 2017