A career in caring: Hessel Group’s traineeship success

Hessel Group provides quality care, support and education to South Australians. With a focus on empowering individuals and businesses, the Hessel Group offers a wide range of programs and initiatives aimed at fostering personal and professional development.

One valuable aspect of this support comes in the form of Hessel Group Training Organisation (GTO) Field Officers. These dedicated professionals, like Bernie Crafter, play a crucial role in assisting individuals and businesses on their journey. Bernie has been working closely with Trainee Donna, offering guidance and support throughout her traineeship at SACARE’s Tolley House Facility in Hope Valley. Through this collaboration, the Hessel Group ensures that individuals receive the necessary assistance to thrive in their chosen field.

The Hessel Group ensures that individuals receive the necessary assistance to thrive in their chosen field

Throughout Donna’s 12-month traineeship, Bernie has been a consistent source of support and guidance. With a total of eight visits, Bernie has provided valuable assistance and received updates on Donna’s progress and learnings. These visits also involve meetings with Alana, Donna’s host supervisor, to ensure a seamless traineeship experience.

The presence of dedicated Field Officers, like Bernie, is one of the key advantages of traineeships through Hessel GTO. Their primary focus is to ensure the success of both the trainees and the organisations involved. Regular contact, both in-person and through digital channels, ensures efficient and successful completion of traineeships.

I’m a practical hands on person, I found that a traineeship is better for me where what I was learning in the course, I could implement into the workplace straight away


Donna’s career aspirations led her to pursue a role as a support worker, seeking the necessary skills and confidence to excel in this field. After a successful application process, Bernie stepped in and enrolled Donna in the Certificate III in Individual Support course offered by Enhance Training RTO 40387, setting her on the path to success.

Through the traineeship, Donna is able to bring her new skills—learned through the nationally recognised course—into the workplace.

Start a fulfilling career with a Traineeship

Are you interested in a career change that offers flexibility and making a difference in the lives of others? A traineeship is an ideal way to enter a new industry, be supported and gain skills, experience and confidence – just like Donna.

Contact our recruitment team on 8462 0222 to discuss or if you’re a business and want to build your skilled workforce, call us and ask to speak with our Hessel GTO team to arrange a meeting.

This provides the ideal springboard to a new career, whether entering straight from school or changing direction later in life.

Hessel Group

224 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton | 2 Arlington Terrace, Welland



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