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Student support strategies

Schools with successful school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs) programs will often speak of the importance of strategies to support students throughout their traineeships and apprenticeships. 

It is important for schools to support students before the training contract is signed, during the SAT, and as the student finishes school or completes their traineeship.

Flexible timetabling

Flexibility in school programming allows students to effectively combine a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SAT) with school studies.

Where schools agree on a student's participation in a SAT, the school will need to work with the student to modify and balance their school timetable.

Time should be allocated for working with the employer and training with the training organisation.

Some options schools have suggested include:

Suggestions from schools include:

This page was last updated at 29-August-2013
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