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Role of schools

School-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs) provide young people with more flexibility and variety in their senior schooling. This can have enormous benefits for those who thrive on a hands-on learning approach.

Schools that support student opportunities with SATs are providing their students with an effective platform for making that transition to work by:

Education Queensland has developed a specific procedure for state schools' involved in school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.

The Guide to school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (PDF, 267KB) also provides further details on SATs that may be helpful to schools.

Supporting your students

At all stages of a SAT, your students will require support to successfully move through their SAT. Some suggestions of support strategies include:

SATs in your school

Establishing a successful SATs program within your school requires a few key elements:

Getting students interested

Building partnerships

To assist with your SATs program, consider building informal partnerships with the following within your local community:

This page was last updated at 21-January-2015
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