CTAS Education


Traineeships can open doors to exciting career paths!

Traineeship Information for Employers

Employing trainees for your business is a really smart move! Not only are you training staff for your business operations, you are also providing fantastic opportunities and increasing morale, while developing loyal and motivated employees.

Benefits of Hiring Trainees

Employing trainees benefits your business, strengthens your industry and makes your working life easier!  When you hire a trainee you can:

  • Employ new staff in a cost-effective way
  • Empower and motivate staff with industry skills and a qualification that can benefit their career
  • Gain an extra pair of hands to support the day-to-day running of the business
  • Train staff for your business requirements, utilising your policies and procedures
  • Enable succession planning in your business
  • Ensure your business and industry has the right future skills

Financial Assistance

A range of State and Federal Government financial assistance and other incentives are available to eligible employers when employee a trainee. They can help your business to cover some of the wages or other costs. For more information on State incentives…

Obligations for Employers

A training contract is a legally binding agreement between employer and trainee. In signing the contract, all parties are bound by certain obligations in the contract and legislation.

Traineeship Eligibility

Educators may elect to study full-time or part-time– learning on the job! Educators will need to be permanently employed for a minimum of 15 hours per week, and will not be eligible if they are a casual employee or sub-contractor.

Educators will need to be minimum working age but there is no maximum age limit to begin a traineeship and will also need to be an Australian Citizen, a New Zealand passport holder or hold a visa that allows you to engage in work in Australia.

How to get started?

  • If you have a partnership with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) you can contact them to schedule a sign-up meeting. 
  • Alternatively, complete the ‘Expression of Interest’ (EOI) form via the ‘Register’ icon at the top of this page. Once completed this will be received by CTAS Education Enrolment Officer, who can contact the nominated AASN on your behalf. 
  • If you haven’t had trainees previously and would like more information or to discuss further, please contact CTAS Education office. 

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