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Employer responsibilities

ATIS-013
Version 6.1
July 2015
Employer responsibilties (PDF, 265KB)

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The employer and apprentice or trainee have certain roles and obligations to fulfil under the training contract.

At the beginning of the apprenticeship or traineeship

The employer must:

Further responsibilities that relate specifically to school-based apprenticeships and traineeships:

During the apprenticeship or traineeship

The employer must:

Further responsibilities that relate specifically to school-based apprenticeships and traineeships:

At completion of the apprenticeship or traineeship

The ATIS-009 Completing an apprenticeship or traineeship information sheet provides all requirements where the employer and their apprentice or trainee agree the apprenticeship or traineeship is ready for completion.

Events where the employer must notify their AASN provider or the department

The employer must notify their AASN provider or the department in writing within 14 days of any of the following events:

However, if the training contract ends during the probationary period, the employer must notify their AASN provider or the department within seven days of the apprenticeship or traineeship ending.

School-based apprentices and some school-based trainees will not complete their apprenticeship or traineeship while at school. Employers are required to convert the training contract to full-time or part-time when the apprentice or trainee completes their final day at school.

This is an automatic process carried out by the department. However, if the student leaves school before the end of Year 12, the parties will need to convert the training contract using ATF-035 Amendment of a registered training contract form. Once converted, appropriate award wages and conditions apply.

The employer must not directly or indirectly:

It is very important that parties maintain open lines of communication and attempt to resolve disputes between themselves in the first instance. If these attempts fail, disputes should be referred to the AASN provider or the department for further assistance and early intervention.

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