The Australian Government and state/territory governments provide funding for vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. It is underpinned by:
The ACT Education and Training Directorate (the Directorate) manages funding related to the VET, higher education and adult community education sectors.Australian Traineeships combine practical work with structured learning and lead to a nationally recognised qualification. They provide Australian Trainees with the necessary job experience to get the career they want. Australian Traineeships also provide a range of benefits for businesses. Group training organisations (GTOs) are able to arrange for you to share an Australian Apprentice with another business if you don't have enough work for an ongoing or full-time position.
Benefits of hiring an Australian Trainee
Costs of hiring an Australian Trainee
An Australian Apprentice is generally paid a training/apprentice wage under an award because they spend time in training, however, in some cases an apprentice can be paid above award wage. The wages for apprentices vary based on; years of school completed, years of training, the type of Australian Apprenticeship and the industry or occupation. Australian Apprentices are generally treated the same as any other employee in terms of superannuation, workers compensation and any other entitlements or requirements.