Guiding you throughout your journey

Bamara is a First Nations Specialist Provider of Australian Apprenticeship Support Services, a free service which we deliver across New South Wales.

At the heart of everything Bamara does is our dedication to First Nations people and communities. Our holistic mentoring and personal support services are tailored specifically for First Nations apprentices and their employers, delivered by First Nations Mentors.

With decades of experience in mentoring First Nations people across Australia, we have consistently demonstrated our commitment to making a positive impact.

We step up in meaningful ways that promote economic independence, spark confidence to make positive life choices, and create a sense of being heard, valued and understood.

How we will support you throughout your apprenticeship

Your First Nations Mentor is there to share their professional skills, lived experience, and insights.

They are just a phone call away, and are here to guide you through everything, from the beginning to the end of your apprenticeship.

They are available for a yarn whenever you need, and are adaptable and flexible to fit around your work schedule, whether you’re just setting up or dropping tools late in the day.

We will help you with:

  • Understanding the importance of cultural connections and shared experiences, both personally and professionally.
  • Paperwork and coordination of employment, and study related matters so you can can focus on our apprenticeship.
  • Any issues that may pop-up, even outside regular working hours.
  • Regular check-ins to monitor progress, where you can bring your friends and family along to connect with our team.
  • Navigating the requirements of your apprenticeship, including making the most of your finances.

About Australian Apprenticeship Support Services

Bamara is a First Nations Specialist Provider of Australian Apprenticeship Support Services across NSW.

The Australian Government supports Australian Apprenticeships through Australian Apprenticeship Support Services.

It provides support to apprentices and trainees and their employers throughout the apprenticeship, from start to finish, and is a free service.

How to get started

Our Apprenticeships team is ready to help you with any questions you may have. Please fill out the form below and one of our team members will be in touch with you to discuss your options.

Alternatively, you can reach out to our Customer Service team by calling 1300 012 476.