​​​​​​​​​School-based apprentice​ships and traineeships

School-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs) are perfect for high school students who want to get a head start on their career. 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, 617KB)​ details the requirements specific to SATs and the roles of the stakeholders involved.

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.

Information for students, parents and schools
Information on how to get started and the responsibilities of the student and the parent. Includes information on the role of the school.

Information for employers​
Information on employing a school-based apprentice or trainee, the responsibilities of the employer as well as benefits, incentives and tips for training.

Information for training​ organisations​
Information on the roles and responsibilities of supervising registered training organisations.

​Advice and support services​
Help, advice and support services available to school-based apprentices, trainees, schools and employers experiencing problems.

Download brochures for students, parents and employers.

Frequentl​y asked questions
Common questions about school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.

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Last updated
29 September 2017