Australian Apprenticeships

Get a head start in your chosen career with an apprenticeship or traineeship through Australian Apprenticeships. It’s also a great option if you want to retrain for the career you have always wanted. As an employer, you can benefit by introducing new and valuable resources and skills in to your business.

Support for apprentices, trainees and employers

Visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for information on how apprenticeships and traineeships work and the support available for apprentices, trainees and employers.

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Strategic review of the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System

The Australian Government is undertaking the Strategic Review of the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System to ensure incentives are designed to provide the skilled workers Australia needs. The review will consider opportunities to increase the take-up and completion of apprenticeships and traineeships.

The review will consult broadly and invite stakeholders to provide submissions.

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Australian Apprenticeship Support Services

The Australian Government has purchased a new model for Australian Apprenticeship Support Services. The model was designed following consultation to improve Australia’s apprenticeship system and will deliver a greater variety of organisations providing targeted support to Australian Apprentices and their employers.

Wraparound support will be provided to Australian Apprentices and their employers with a focus on:

  • Woman undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship in a male-dominated trade
  • First Nations Australian Apprentices
  • Australian Apprentices with a Disability
  • Australian Apprentices located in remote Australia.

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The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations has appointed 10 organisations representing a mix of Generalist and Specialist Providers who will deliver services from 1 July 2024.

Discover who will be delivering Australian Apprenticeship Support Services 2024-26

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