Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable work experience? A traineeship or apprenticeship could be the perfect option for you!
Your Golden Ticket to Success!
An apprenticeship or a traineeship not only offers you the chance to learn new skills and gain valuable experience, it can also be the foundation for a successful career. They are both a great way to gain experience in a particular field and can also provide you with the opportunity to network and make contacts in the industry, which can be invaluable when you are looking for a job.
The Benefits Of Employing A Trainee Or Apprentice
Is your business looking to add some fresh talent? Are you hoping to build a strong, loyal team of employees who can help drive the success of your organisation? Employing a trainee or apprentice could be the perfect solution! Not only do you gain passionate young people keen to learn new skills, but also potentially loyal employees who will help drive success in your organisation. Plus, with government incentives available for employers of apprentices and trainees, there has never been a better time to invest in a trainee or apprentice!
Australian Apprenticeships Incentives
Please visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information on Employer Incentives
Wage Subsidies (Federal Gov.)
Employers who use the JobActive service may be eligible for wage subsidies when employing eligible persons who are mature aged, young, long-term unemployed or Indigenous.
WorkCover QLD Premium Discount
WorkCover Queensland has offered employers a discount on their premium (QLD based trainees and employees).
Payroll Tax Exemption
Employers may be eligible for a payroll tax exemption for the wages paid to their apprentices and trainees.
With so many stakeholders involved in the process, it’s important to understand each party’s role and how they contribute to the completion of your traineeship. From your employer to government organisations, here’s what you need to know about each stakeholder and the part they play in making sure your apprenticeship or traineeship is a success.
As a student, the trainee/apprentice will actively participate in achieving the desired outcomes outlined in the training plan.
Your employer is key to giving you the best possible learning experience. They provide on-the-job training, and support you throughout your apprenticeship or traineeship by setting objectives and providing guidance. Your employer is also responsible for making sure you're paid correctly and that all relevant paperwork is completed.
The Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) is your go-to for getting your training contract registered and finalised. They'll also be there to provide extra support during the duration of your program - so don't hesitate to reach out if you need anything!
The RTO is here to provide you with everything you need to make sure that your experience and outcomes are up to the expectations outlined in your program. They're committed to giving you the best possible support and service, as well as meeting legislative requirements set forth by the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.
8 Golden Steps to Completing an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship
1. The Process Begins
Get the ball rolling and begin your apprenticeship or traineeship with your employer.
2. Signing your Training Contract
It's time to put pen to paper and sign the Training Contract supplied by your AASN with your employer.
Your AASN will register your details with the State Training Authority (STA). You will receive a letter from STA confirming that your Apprenticeship or Traineeship is registered.
4. Enrolment with Gold Training
You and your employer must enrol you with the chosen Registered Training Organisation (RTO) bring Gold Training
5. Payment of Co-Contribution Fees
Please note that you may need to pay a Student Co-Contribution Fee to Gold Training.
6. Training Plan Development
Gold Training will develop the training plan and schedule of training in consultation with you and your employer, then training can begin!
7. Confirmation of Training
After beginning your training, you may need to sign a claim form for your employer to confirm that you are undertaking the training
8. Maintaining a Positive Relationship
Your AASN and Gold Training will keep in touch throughout the duration of your training journey to ensure everything is going smoothly and according to plan!
What do our Students say About us?
We know our training services are as good as gold, but don’t just take our word for it! Here’s what some of our students have to say.
I am currently studying my Certificate III in Business with Gold Training. My trainer has been very supportive and has helped me so much throughout my study. I would recommend doing your study through Gold Training!
Being able to complete my Cert III in Business while undertaking an onsite traineeship and getting the necessary support I require to meet my goals I've set out for.
In the Diploma of Business, the topics covered incorporated scenarios that could happen in the workplace. I was also able to access support from my trainer whenever I required assistance and feedback.
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