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      TABMA Applicant Assessment Form

      Introduction

      Australian Apprenticeships encompass all apprenticeships and traineeships. They combine time at work with training and can be full-time, part-time or school-based.

      Australian Apprenticeships (Apprenticeships and Traineeships are both classified as Australian Apprenticeships) are the best way to combine training and employment and they can lead to a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and do not require any entry qualifications. You can be a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or simply wishing to change careers.

      Australian Apprenticeship Offer

      Australian Apprenticeships are available in a variety of certificate levels in more than 500 occupations across Australia, in traditional trades, as well as a diverse range of emerging careers in most sectors of business and industry.

       

      Why choose an apprentice or traineeship? 

       

      • A great way to get a head start in a chosen career.
      • Paid work and structured training that can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both.
      • Competency based’ which means you can complete your training faster if you reach the required skills level.
      • Existing skills and prior experience are recognised and course credit granted, potentially reducing formal training time.
      • Available as full-time or part-time, also available part-time in many schools.
      • Leads to nationally recognised qualifications and skills which provide the basis for further education and training over the course of your working life.
      • A pathway from school to work.

       

      Why choose an apprentice or traineeship? 

       

      If you’re chosen to be a TABMA Apprentice or Trainee you will:

      • TABMA Apprentices and Trainees will help you make a smooth transition from school, unemployment or other employment to the workforce – we will be with you every step of the way.
      • You will be carefully matched to a host trainer who is looking for an apprentice or trainee in the trade you have chosen.
      • We work closely with training partners across Australia and will help you with your training plan.
      • We have higher completion rates and we will encourage you to finish your chosen qualification.
      • We make sure that our apprentices and trainees are paid correctly for the work they do and look after superannuation, tax and long service leave.
      • During your apprenticeship, we give you all the support you need including mentoring and training.

       

      The benefits of being a TABMA Apprentice or Trainee

       

      If you’re chosen to be a TABMA Apprentice or Trainee you will:

      • be paid on time and correctly for the work you do
      • be paid for your annual leave, sick leave and RDOs
      • have the security of knowing you’re employed by a national employer
      • have flexibility in working conditions and job rotation so you can be multi-skilled
      • be provided with your personal protective equipment including work boots
      • be supported with mentoring and safety training
      • receive regular on-site visits from TABMA
      • Apprentices and Trainees staff