School-based apprenticeships and traineeships
School-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs) allow high school students to combine school and training with working in a real job, with a real boss, for a real wage.
The Guide to school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (PDF, 267KB) details the requirements specific to SATs and the roles of the stakeholders involved in SATs.
Advantages of SATs
Find out the advantages of SATs and read about real life experiences.
How SATs work
Find out how SATs combine high school study, paid work and training, ensured that there is an impact on the student's school timetable. Includes information on eligibility requirements.
For students and parents
Information on how to get started and the responsibilities of the student and the parent.
Information on employing a school-based apprentice or trainee, the responsibilities of the employer as well as benefits, incentives and tips for training.
Role of schools
Infomration on the role of schools, tips of establishing a SATs program and supporting the student.
For training organisations
Information on the roles and responsibilities of supervising registered training organisations.
Things you need to know regarding your school-based apprenticeship or traineeship when you complete school.
Wages and conditions
Information on wages and conditions for school-based apprentices and trainees.
Advice and support services
Help, advice and support services available to school-based apprentices, trainees, schools and employers experiencing problems.
Download SATs brochures for students, parents, employers and training organisations.
Frequently asked questions
Common questions about school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.