If you're thinking about the future needs of your business, consider an apprenticeship or traineeship as a great way to recruit staff and train your existing employees.
Apprenticeships and traineeships combine training with working in a real job, for a real boss, with a real wage. Apprentices and trainees complete a nationally recognised qualification while learning valuable skills at work and under the guidance of a training organisation.
About apprenticeships and traineeships for employers
Information about apprenticeships and traineeships, including types and benefits to employers of apprentices and trainees. Read testimonials from businesses who are involved in the apprenticeship and traineeship system in Queensland.
Employing an apprentice or trainee
Find out how to employ an apprentice or trainee, costs and incentives and who's who in the apprenticeship and traineeship system
Responsibilities and obligations
Your responsibilities and obligations as an employer of an apprentice or trainee.
Details of the training contract (including how to make changes and complete or cancel the training contract), training plan and record as well as tips for training your apprentice or trainee.
Advice and support services
Where to seek advice and support regarding the apprenticeship or traineeship and problems that might arise and how to deal with them.
Apprenticeship/traineeship out-of-trade register
Apprentices and trainees whose training contracts have been cancelled and are looking to regain employment, in order to complete the trade or traineeship, can provide their details to be posted on an Out-of-Trade Register.
Download and order brochures for potential apprentices/trainees, students and employers.
Frequently asked questions
Answers to questions often asked by employers about apprenticeships and traineeships.