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Apprentices and trainees

An apprentice or trainee is a person employed under a training contract. Apprenticeships and traineeships provide a combination of employment and structured training.

An apprentice or trainee is contracted to an employer for a nominal period of time, enabling them to successfully gain competence in a trade as an apprentice, or vocational area as a trainee.

About apprenticeships and traineeships
Difference between apprenticeships and traineeships, types and testimonials from previous apprentices and trainees.

Rights and responsibilities
Rights and responsibilities of apprentices and trainees as employees.

Getting started as an apprentice or trainee
Eligibility, steps to getting started, words you need to know and who's who in apprenticeships and traineeships.

An easier way for apprentices and trainees to manage their apprenticeship or traineeship, allowing a secure login to view information and complete a range of tasks relating to their apprenticeship or traineeship.

Scholarships, competitions and awards
Scholarships, competitions and awards available to Queensland apprentices and trainees.

Financial advice for apprentices and trainees
Information for apprentices and trainees about financial assistance available to them, wages, entitlements, conditions of employment and safety and supervision in the workplace.

Training advice
Information about the training contract (including how to make changes to, complete or cancel the training contract), the training plan and training record. Also includes costs involved with training.

Advice and support services
There are several ways for you to seek advice and support about apprenticeships and traineeships.

Request replacement or old documents for apprenticeships/traineeships
Request replacement certified copies of completions certificates, indentures and extracts for completed/cancelled apprenticeships and traineeships completed in Queensland.

Download and order brochures for potential apprentices/trainees, students and employers.

Frequently asked questions
Answers to questions often asked by apprentices and trainees.

This page was last updated at 25-June-2015
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