An apprenticeship or traineeship is a training contract between an employer and an employee in which the apprentice or trainee learns the skills needed for a particular occupation or trade.
An apprenticeship or traineeship can be undertaken on a full-time or part-time basis and can be used as a valuable stepping stone to start a career in an industry you want to work in.
Why start an apprenticeship or traineeship?
As an apprentice or trainee, you can:
- learn valuable, nationally recognised job skills
- get paid while learning
- combine formal training from a TAFE or training provider with workplace-based training
How to get started
If you are thinking about becoming an apprentice or trainee: