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Traineeships

Smiling student with pink eyeglasses You can afford high-quality training that is tailored to your organisation or needs. A variety of government subsidies are available to eligible individuals and workplaces. Contact us to find out more.

Australian Apprenticeships / Traineeships

Australian Apprenticeships/Traineeships are the best way to combine training and employment and they can lead to a nationally recognised qualification. Contact an Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) in your region or see the below information.

New Entrant Traineeships

Employers are encouraged by the Commonwealth Government to participate in training schemes to up-skill the Australian workforce. Traineeships are a great way to fulfil compliance obligations as well as offering new and existing staff a Nationally Recognised Qualification as part of their employment contract. A New Entrant Traineeship is generally a 24 month qualification which is funded by State Governments meaning the training costs are paid by them to the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and the Commonwealth Government provides incentive payments to the employer. Available traineeships through the Institute of Strategic Management are:

  • BSB42015 Certificate IV Leadership and Management
  • BSB30115 Certificate III in Business
  • FNS30115 Certificate III in Financial Services
  • FNS40815 Certificate IV Finance and Mortgage Broking

To be employed as a New Entrant Trainee a person must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or hold a New Zealand passport and have been an Australian Resident for 6 months or more; AND
  • Be initially employed as a Trainee or have been employed for less than 3 months full time or 12 months part-time by their employer; AND
  • Be over 15 years of age and willing to undertake an appropriate qualification in their field of employment.

The Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) co-ordinates the traineeship, it links the employer, the trainee, the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and the government together to ensure that everybody fulfils their obligations throughout the period of the traineeship. (A representative will come to you and go through the Traineeship Application Form with you)

Benefits for Employee

If employees fulfil all of the above criteria the employer is entitled to assistance in the form of incentive payments and subsidies from the Commonwealth Government and Payroll Tax rebate (depending on the state regulations). If a Trainee has a qualification at a Certificate III or higher they can still be employed as a New Entrant Trainee. Their fees are paid to the RTO by the NSW Department of Education & Training. However, the employer is not entitled to any incentive payments. There are a number of incentives available to employers; more information is available from your Australia Apprenticeship Centre (AAC). The trainee receives on the job training, regular contact with a trainer or assessor, training resources, individual training program.

Benefits for Employer

If employees fulfil all of the above criteria the employer is entitled to assistance in the form of incentive payments and subsidies from the Commonwealth Government and Payroll Tax rebate (depending on the state regulations). There are a number of incentives available to employers; more information is available from your Australia Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) Trainee receives on the job training, regular contact with a trainer or assessor, training resources, individual training program.

Want to find out more?

Call 1300 200 702 and talk to any of our team who can help get you started with the trainee process or send an email admin@ism.edu.au

Fee-Free Traineeships for NSW

On 28 October the NSW Government announced the introduction of Fee Free Traineeships for employers of trainees in NSW.  For any trainee who commences training on or after 1 January 2020 the NSW Government will pay the up-to-$1000 student fee direct to a Smart and Skilled training provider.

This means a saving of up to $1000 per trainee for businesses.

ISM are a Smart & Skilled provider in NSW with funded traineeship qualifications available, there has not been a better time for businesses to commence a new trainees.

Additionally employers may find themselves eligible for Australian Government incentives up to $4000 and payroll tax rebates. FIND OUT MORE

To make the most of this exciting opportunity any fulltime employees who commences with a business after 1 October 2019, or part time employees who have commenced after 1 January 2019 could be included.

Please contact Haley to find out more: 0408 250 105 or haleyb@ism.edu.au

Visit the VET website for more information.