Do a Traineeship and LEARN while you EARN!
Trainees undertake supervised vocational training in a workplace
Trainees earn a wage while learning about the industry and job role and gain a nationally accredited qualification on completion
Traineeship graduates are highly employable in their field, the extensive work experience they gain during the traineeship making them immediately job ready
Benefits of Traineeships
For the Employer
For the Trainee
Skills Generation Traineeship Qualifications
For information about school-based traineeships, visit our Vocational Training in Schools page.
To be eligible for a traineeship a student must:
- be 15 years of age or older
- be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
- be employed on a part-time or full-time basis. Casual employment not permitted
- Part-time – Minimum 15 hours per week over each 4-week period throughout duration of traineeship or
- School-based – 7.5 hours per week of paid employment (may be averaged over a 3-month period). Over the period of a year the employer must provide a minimum of 375 hours (50 days) paid employment
- pay a legislated contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour*
*Eligibility guidelines apply. Employer may pay this on the trainee’s behalf. Contribution fee does not apply for School-based traineeships.
Funding and Incentives
There are various Commonwealth and State Government funding and other financial incentives for trainees and their employers. Please discuss with your Australian Apprenticeship Support Network of choice.
Skills Generation Traineeship Officer
Zoe Brown is a dedicated and passionate Traineeship professional with a strong administration background and over 9 years’ experience in the education sector.
She is focused on providing high level support for employers, and creating a warm and welcoming environment that encourages trainee students to achieve success.
Zoe has a wealth of knowledge and experience and is available to discuss your career or organisation goals surrounding traineeships.
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