What is a traineeship?
Apprenticeships and traineeships combine practical experience at work with structured on the job and off the job training. As an apprentice or trainee, one can enter into a formal training contract with an employer that leads to a nationally recognised qualification.
What is a School Based Traineeship?
A school based traineeship provides an opportunity for full time secondary school students to begin preparing themselves for a career in the workforce. It is a great opportunity for the students studying towards the WA Certificate of Education to get trained in an industry area and gain a nationally recognised vocational education and training qualification.
Australian Apprenticeship Centres (AAC's)
Australian Apprenticeships Centres are contracted by the Australian Government to provide one-stop shops for those seeking to hire Australian Apprentices or to take up an Australian Apprenticeship as a career path. A list of AACs in Western Australia is located below:
ApprentiCentre manages the apprenticeship and traineeship system in Western Australia. The Centre assists employers, apprentices and trainees throughout every stage of the apprenticeship /traineeship.
For further information on apprenticeships and traineeships in WA, click here to visit the ApprentiCentre website. A list of traineeships in community services, health and education industries is available on the ApprentiCentre website.