AUSTRALIAN APPRENTICESHIPS combine paid work with structured training to give young people nationally recognised industry qualifications. Australian Apprenticeships are available in a variety of certificate levels in more than 500 occupations across Australia, in traditional trades, as well as a diverse range of emerging careers in most sectors of business and industry including:
  • Agriculture & horticulture
  • Automotive
  • Building and Construction
  • Business services
  • Finance services
  • Food
  • Hairdressing
  • Community services and health
  • Information technology
  • Light manufacturing
  • Local government
  • Metals and Engineering
  • Printing
  • Process manufacturing
  • Property services
  • Public services
  • Retail
  • Seafood
  • Sport and recreation
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism
  • Transport and distribution
  • Utilities and energy

APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINEESHIPS AT TAFE What are they?  Who can become one?  How?

General information:GROUP TRAINING AUSTRALIA GTA  is the national professional association representing group training organizations (GTOs).  It is Australia’s largest employer network of apprentices and trainees. ‘Group training’ refers to an arrangement where apprentices and trainees are employed by an organization that takes primary responsibility for their training and employment but places them with one or more other businesses called ‘host employers’.

FAIR WORK AUSTRALIA is the national workplace relations tribunal.  It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions including the safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions and other workplace matters.NSW GOVERNMENT-  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  Industry awards, young people at work and conditions of employment.

SKILLS ONE TV Hundreds of videos about getting  a trade or skill.  Videos cover the following areas: Automotive, Building, Construction & Property Services, Community Services & Healthcare, ElectroComms &Energy Utilities, Hospitality, Tourism & Services, IT, Film & Business, Manufacturing, Metals & Engineering, Mineral Resources, Rural & Farming. (TGA)   is the official National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)