Australian Apprenticeships (apprenticeships and traineeships) are an important part of VET. Gaining a VET qualification through an Australian Apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to train, study and earn an income at a variety of qualification levels in most occupations. Australian Apprenticeships combine time at work with training, and can be full-time, part-time or school based.
Apprenticeship & Traineeships are jobs that combine work and structured training. Although they vary from one industry to another, traineeships/apprenticeship include:
During the past few years, a number of significant improvements have been made to the traineeship system to make training more flexible. For example, some traineeships in ACT can now be:
There are two categories of traineeships available:
These Government funded Traineeships are offered to people employed on a full-time or part time basis (casual employees are not eligible for the government funding).
If you’re looking for a career and not just a job, why not think about a traineeship / apprenticeship? Traineeships combine work with training so you can earn as you learn. AAAS provides traineeship services for organizations who either currently have:
As a trainee, you get:
Work based training for traineeships and apprenticeships are provided by your employer at your workplace. Additional structured qualification training is delivered by a registered training organization (such as AAAS).
AAAS is registered with the ACT and the NSW Governments to provide training under the Traineeship & Apprenticeship for the approved courses. This training may be delivered off the job or in the workplace.
The ACT and the NSW Government subsidizes the cost of this training for approved new entrant and existing worker trainees. ACT and the NSW Government subsidised training is only available for Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents and other approved visa categories.
For any further information please contact one of our Training Coordinators at 1300 754 557.