Apprenticeships and Traineeships opportunities


What are Apprenticeships, Traineeships and School Based Traineeships?

Australian Apprenticeships, Traineeships and school based traineeships are the best way to combine training and employment and lead to a Nationally Recognised Qualification.
The nominal apprenticeship training term is three years and a traineeship is between 12-24 months depending on the traineeship chosen
Apprenticeships, traineeships and school based traineeships are jobs that combine paid work and structured training. They involve paid employment under an appropriate industrial arrangement and nationally recognised training.
School Based traineeships are only available to students that are currently at school age 15-18 years. A school based traineeship does not require any entry qualifications.  You will usually work two days per week, most schools will release you from school on a Thursday and/or Friday. 


What does a School Based Traineeship Offer?
  • A taster into a skilled job role
  • A nationally recognised qualification
  • A pathway from Certificate II to a higher level qualification in the same or different industry
  • Paid work and nationally recognised training that can be on-the-job, off-the-job, or a combination of both
  • Foundation skills
  • An understanding into the workforce
Apprenticeships and traineeships are available to anyone of working age and do not require any entry qualifications. You can be a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or simply wishing to change careers.
Apprenticeships and/or Traineeships offer:
  • Paid work and structured training that can be on-the-job, off-the-job at ‘Competency based’ which means you can complete your training faster if you reach the required skills level
  • Pathways to nationally recognised qualifications and skills which provide the basis for further education and training
  • A pathway from school to work