The Australian Industry Group – Predecessor Metal Trades Industry Association (1873) and Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is a peak industry association in Australia which along with its affiliates represents the interests of more than 60,000 businesses in an expanding range of sectors including: manufacturing; engineering; construction; automotive; food; transport; information technology; telecommunications; call centres; labour hire; printing; defence; mining equipment and supplies; airlines; and other industries. The businesses which we represent employ more than one (1) million people.
We are an organisation committed to helping Australian industry with a focus on building competitive and sustainable industries through global integration, skills development, productive and flexible workplace relations, infrastructure development and innovation. Our legitimacy comes also from our role in, and connection with, the broader community.
Our organisation provides practical information, advice and assistance to help members run their businesses more effectively. It ensures through policy leadership that members have a voice at all levels of government by representing and promoting their interests on current and emerging issues.
Australian Industry Group Training Services P/L trading as Ai Group Apprentice and Trainee Centre (Ai Group ATC)
Ai Group ATC is the specialist apprentice / trainee and training division of Ai Group. This service provides a broad range of apprentice and trainee management options as well as nationally recognised qualifications and tailored skills sets to assist organisations develop their workforce.
Established in 1961 with over 50 years’ experience in apprentice training, we possess a strong client focus on a broad range of industries including (but not limited to) the engineering; manufacturing; maintenance; electrical; automotive; telecommunication; business; and building / construction sectors. Ai Group ATC has a national team of highly qualified Employment and Training Consultants with extensive industry experience (over 200 combines years of Group Training), who are backed by experienced and efficient support staff.
We actively promote achievements and the recognition of excellence. Ai Group ATC apprentices and trainees have successfully participated in WorldSkills; National Group Training Awards; State Training Awards; Industry Awards; Community Awards; TAFE Awards; and the Todays Skills Tomorrows Leaders program.
We have office locations in every major city of Australia and along with partnering organisations, we can cover all rural and regional areas of the country.