Whilst other students may at university for three to four years, you'll be working full-time earning a wage while you learn
Learn by doing. An Apprenticeship and Traineeship gives you practical work experience.
Your qualification as Apprentice or Trainee is nationally recognised so you work throughout Australia.
As an apprentice or trainee you may be eliguible for Government assistance including an accommodation allowance, travel subsidy, an Apprenticeship Trade Bonus and Youth Allowance.
For full details contact an Australian Apprenticeship Centre 133 873.
Obtain required licenses or develop the skills you need to manage your own business and in some cases gain credit towards university.
At TAFE Queensland Gold Coast your training will withstand the test of time. Find out why you should train with TAFE Gold Coast.
Apprentice and Trainee Guide (PDF, 14MB)
Apprenticeships and Traineeships both combine practical paid experience in the workplace with structured training.
An apprentice is trained in a skilled trade and upon completition will become a qualifed tradesperson.
A trainee is trained in a vocational area and upcon completion will receive a minumum of a Certificate II qualification.
Complete a TAFE Queensland Gold Coast pre-apprenticeship course to trial the industry and increase your employability (optional). Or Commence your formal apprenticeship or traineeship whilst still at school (optional).
Contact TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, who can assist in finding a business who is wanting to employ an apprentice or trainee.
Commence work with your employer.
Training contract drawn up by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre.
Meet with TAFE Gold Coast to discuss a Training Plan.
Commence your training with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.