Apprenticeships Support Australia


What is the Australian apprenticeship support network?

The Australian Government contracts Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) Providers as the first point of contact to provide information and advice to support employers, apprentices and trainees across Australia to better navigate the apprenticeship and traineeship system. via

What financial help can apprentices get?

Apprenticeships funding

If an apprentice is 19 or older and past their first year they're entitled to the worker rate for their age. Employers in London may be eligible for a £3000 apprenticeship grant. These grants are available to help small-medium sized employers to recruit a new apprentice aged 16 to 24. via

What support does the Australian apprenticeship Centre provide to job seekers?

Job-seekers, school students and apprentices can all receive ongoing support including career advice, job matching, and ongoing mentoring and support. via

How do I support my apprentice?

  • Tell it as it is.
  • Workplace mentors.
  • Engage with the programme.
  • Show your employee that you value their programme.
  • Make the apprenticeship part of your appraisal process.
  • Keep up momentum.
  • Peer support is invaluable.
  • Keep in touch.
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    How much do apprentices get paid in Australia?

    The average apprentice salary in Australia is $53,625 per year or $27.50 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $39,755 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $81,900 per year. via

    Can I do an apprenticeship in Australia?

    Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer you opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs. via

    What are apprentices entitled to?

    Apprentices have the same rights as other employees. You are entitled to a contract of employment, and a minimum of 20 days paid leave each year, plus bank holidays. via

    How much does the government pay towards apprenticeships?

    In practical terms, this means that the employer will pay 5% towards the cost of Apprenticeship training, and the Government will pay the rest (95%), up to the funding band maximum. via

    Do I get money for taking on an apprentice?

    It must be paid for all the time the apprentice spends working or training (that is part of the apprenticeship). After this, the apprentice must be paid the normal National Minimum Wage for their age. via

    What is the best apprenticeship to do in Australia?

    Top 10 Apprenticeships and Traineeships of 2019 (Part 1)

  • Carpentry and Joinery.
  • Bricklaying / Blocklaying.
  • Commercial Cookery.
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.
  • Engineering – Fabrication Trade.
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    How Do You Talk to an apprentice? (video)

    Who pays for apprenticeship training?

    In most cases, not the apprentice. If you're between the ages of 16 and 24, you won't have to fund your own tuition, it's your employer and the government who cover the fees. via

    How do you manage an apprentice in the workplace?

  • Schedule regular 1-2-1s, give them feedback and social pointers.
  • Create a warm and welcoming culture.
  • Help them to establish their new role.
  • Delegate work to make their apprenticeship manageable.
  • Communicate with the wider team to set expectations.
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    Do apprentices need a mentor?

    Mentoring is particularly important for apprentices as they are often young people entering the workplace for the first time. It's a good way of supporting and improving communication between the employer and the apprentice, often giving apprentices “a voice”. via

    Should an apprentice be left unsupervised?

    Is it legal for an apprentice to work alone? It is legal for an apprentice to work alone if it is safe to do so. Therefore, they hold a primary responsibility for the health and safety of the apprentice and are required to carry out risk assessments and manage any potential threats. via

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