Employing an apprentice or trainee
Steps to employing an apprentice or trainee
Taking on an apprentice or trainee can have many advantages to your business. Find out how to employ one and get the apprenticeship or traineeship started.
Costs and incentives
Costs can include recruitment, training, wages and entitlements, however you may be eligible for incentives to help with these costs.
Words you need to know
Explanation of some common terms used in apprenticeships and traineeships.
Who's who in apprenticeships and traineeships
Explains who does what in apprenticeships and traineeships.
The employingapprentices.com.au website, an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Education and Training, has been created for use by people who work with employers, host employers and potential employers of apprentices and trainees.
The site is a collection of resources relating to issues such as:
- what is involved in being an employer of an apprentice or trainee
- what to look for in a potential apprentice or trainee and how to identify what they are looking for
- how to effectively support and manage an apprentice or trainee
- where to go for further help and information.