​​About the department

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) is committed to ensuring Queenslanders have the education, training and support they need to contribute to the economic and social development of Queensland.

The department delivers quality employment and training services for people at every stage of their personal and professional development. The department is also committed to ensuring our education and training systems are aligned with the state's employment, skills and economic priorities.

For corporate information on the department, visit the DESBT website.

​Apprenticeships and traineeships

Powers and functions in relation to apprenticeships and traineeships, recognition of group training organisations and principal employer organisations, and other training related matters are legislated in the Further Education and Training Act 2014​.

For enquiries in relation to apprenticeship and traineeship system issues, phone Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210 or visit the Apprenticeships Info website.


All departmental vacancies are advertised on Smart Jobs and Careers.

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Last updated
27 February 2018