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Employers of apprentices and trainees

Apprenticeships and traineeships play a vital role in the State’s economy; skilled workers across a range of trades and occupations will be in high demand.

What is an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are offered in jobs that require a high level of skill.

Upon completion of an apprenticeship, a person receives a certificate qualification and is considered to be qualified in their trade. This usually means they can work on their own and supervise staff.

What is a traineeship?

Traineeships can be undertaken as a way to gain entry into a broad range of occupations and to acquire practical skills.

Upon completion, a person receives a certificate qualification as evidence of their skills.

A rewarding experience

Having an apprentice or trainee can be a rewarding experience for employer and employee alike.

The long term benefits that apprentices and trainees contribute to businesses include:

  • Ensuring the employment of staff who are familiar with the work ethos of your company and the working environment, and ensuring a customer-focus is maintained
  • Increased business growth and profits because you have ensured your staff are highly skilled and abreast with industry developments
  • Ensuring your workforce has nationally recognised qualifications is particularly useful for business development in domestic and overseas markets.

Employed an apprentice or trainee?

If you have recruited an apprentice or trainee, North Metropolitan TAFE will work with you and your apprentice or trainee to develop a training plan, deliver training, assess their skills and issue their qualification upon completion of the training.

You and your apprentice are required to sign a training contract. In order to do this you need to work with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (or AASN).

Further information is available below or your can download the Employer Handbook (723 KB) (PDF document).

*The term apprentice is an umbrella term referring to apprentices, trainees, interns or cadets and the term apprenticeship will refer to contract arrangements for an apprenticeship, traineeship, cadetship or internship, unless specified otherwise.

Useful information

Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) providers are a valuable source for further information. They provide administration services and support to employers, apprentices and trainees, as well as assisting with the signing of training contracts. They also assess, approve and process the payment of Australian Government incentives to eligible employers, and personal benefits to eligible apprentices and trainees, specifically to assist in the early years of an apprenticeship of traineeship when wages are at their lowest.

To contact an AASN click on one of the links below or phone the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DWTD) Apprenticeship Office on 13 19 54.

AASN providers

As a part of the training contract, you will need to choose a training organisation. North Metropolitan TAFE offers a number of Apprenticeship and Traineeship qualifications (use the filters to refine your search).

Once you have signed the contract and have chosen us as your training provider - we are notified by the AASN and will make contact with you to develop a Training Plan for your apprentice or Trainee.

If you are new to the apprenticeship system, contact AMT for assistance in understanding the Training Plan or take some time to look at our Employer Handbook

All apprentices and trainees will enrol on a semester basis. Enrolment will occur following the completion of the Training Plan and thereafter at the beginning of Semester 1 (February) and the beginning of Semester 2 (July) each year until TAFE training has been completed.

Fees will be invoiced and paid at the beginning of each semester. Apprentices and trainees who pay their own fees can opt to pay by instalment over 20 weeks of the semester.

Financial incentives can be provided by the Western Australian and Commonwealth Governments to help businesses with the cost of taking on a new employee, apprentice or trainee.

Multiple incentives may apply, more information is available on the Jobs and Skills Centre Webpage.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development's Apprenticeship Office registers and administers training contracts and regulates the apprenticeship system in Western Australia, in accordance with Part 7 of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (the Act) and the associated Regulations(opens in a new tab) .

Once you have signed up your Apprentice with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider, they will register the training contract with the Department of Training and Workforce Development Apprenticeship Office.  The Apprenticeship office will then notify the training provider of the new Training Contract Commencement.  Until North Metropolitan TAFE receives this commencement, we are unable to process any documentation relating to the training.

The Roles and Responsibilities of each party to the training contract is outlined in a fact sheet published by the Apprenticeship Office (opens in a new tab) and a flowchart (324 KB) (PDF document)of the process is also available.

Once North Metropolitan TAFE is advised of the commencement we will contact you via email to commence the process for completion of Training Plans and other documentation that is required.


Apprentices studying in Electrical trades will be required to hold a training licence prior to attending training. Please see the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Website for more details and to apply.


Apprentices will require a licence prior to attending gas units - this licence can only be obtained after completion of pre-requisite units. Please see the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Website for more details and to apply.

Class G apprentices or trainees application form | Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (

Certificate III in Security

Apprentices must obtain a conditional installers license as required by the WA Police Force Licensing and Compliance Unit.




If North Metropolitan TAFE hasn’t had a previous training contract with your company, we are required to undertake an assessment to determine capacity to train. This assesses whether the employment arrangements, including facilities, range of work and supervision, support an apprenticeship or traineeship outcome.

The employer must provide or arrange to provide the facilities, range of work and supervision supporting the apprentice or trainee to develop on-the-job knowledge and competence related to the occupational outcome aligned to the apprenticeship.

If the employer cannot provide the range of work there are several options available which may allow the training contract to continue:

  • Amendment of the training contract to a qualification more suited to the workplace the apprentice or trainee is employed in.
  • If the qualification selected is appropriate to the workplace but the workplace does not provide a full range of work required, the employer can work with the RTO and identify alternative arrangements such as:
    • A transfer to another workplace which provides the required workplace tasks
    • If suitable the SRTO may conduct training and undertake a simulated assessment
    • Use a group training organisation.

The training plan is used to monitor progress and record achieved competencies during the course of a training contract and must be negotiated and agreed to by the employer, the apprentice, and the registered training organisation.  The Training Plan must comply with regulations and must:

  • State the approved VET courses that the apprentice will be required to attend in order to achieve the competencies required for the prescribed VET qualification to which the contract relates; and
  • State the training and assessment, both off-the-job and on-the-job, that will be provided to the apprentice; and
  • State when, where and how that training and assessment will be provided to the apprentice; and
  • State who will provide that training and assessment to the apprentice.

 If the employer or the apprentice under a training contract, or the nominated training provider for the contract, does not sign a complying training plan within —

  • Six (6) weeks after the date on which the contract is signed by the parties; or the probation period for the contract,
  • Whichever is the longer, the employer, apprentice or provider, as the case may be, commits an offence.

The Apprenticeship office may impose penalties to any party that commits an offence under the Act.

Training Plans can be negotiated in person or electronically.  Generally, new employers will have a site visit to negotiate the Training Plan.  If you have received your training plan electronically but would like a site visit, you can request that someone attend your business to discuss the Training Plan.

Email to book a site visit.

Employers are not obliged to pay for apprentice fees and charges in advance. However some Industrial Agreements (Awards) require employers to reimburse their apprentice upon receipt of satisfactory progress. 

It is at the employer’s discretion whether they elect to pay apprentices fees up front, or reimburse the apprentice, if required in their relevant Industrial Agreement. Please refer to your Industrial Agreement (Award) which can be found at either:

State based awards

Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

T   Wageline 1300 655 266

Federal (Modern) awards

Fair Work Australia


All apprentices and trainees will enrol on a semester basis. Enrolment will occur following the completion of the Training Plan and thereafter at the beginning of Semester 1 (February) and the beginning of Semester 2 (July) each year until TAFE training has been completed.

As an employer you can elect to pay the fees of your apprentice or trainee by completing the Invoice Authorisation form. Employers that have provided an Invoice Authority will be billed for all apprentice fees and charges for the period indicated on the Invoice Authorisation or until the Authority is rescinded in writing.  The employer will be billed for any fees incurred during the period that the authority was current.

It is important to note that the student remains legally liable for the debt at all times and should an employer fail to make payment, these fees will become the debt of the student.  

Fees will be invoiced and paid at the beginning of each semester. Apprentices and trainees who pay their own fees can opt to pay by instalment over 20 weeks of the semester.

Fees assistance

There are some organisations that may be able to assist with the cost of fees and charges.  

Funding support  

Students and employers should investigate options and requirements for such schemes as they are not endorsed by North Metropolitan TAFE and links are provided for information only.

An existing worker is defined as a person employed with the same employer continuously for more than three months full time or 12 months casual or part time or a combination of both, immediately prior to the commencement date of the training contract. Eligible existing workers may be subsidised to undertake traineeships at Certificate IV and above level courses that are aligned to state priority occupations.

Existing Worker Trainees indentured into courses not on the subsidised list may incur higher fees.

Employers and apprentices will be emailed a copy of their Record of Results at the end of each semester. Students can access their results at any time via the Student Portal. If your apprentice or trainee has received a result within a quarter, you will be notified that they have new results. You can then have your apprentice show you their new results from the Student Portal or request a Statement of Academic Record.

Employers requiring result updates more frequently can ask that their apprentice provide these out of the Student Portal or email and request a Study Plan Progress Report.

Competency Based Wage Progression (CBWP) identifies the minimum training requirements (level of competency) for an apprentice to enter/progress to each stage and pay level of an apprenticeship.

Generally, four stages are identified in the modern award, and wage progression occurs when: 
•    the required percentage of competencies (or competency points) for the qualification has been attained; or 
•    after 12 months employment in a stage (whichever occurs first).

The definition of ‘competency’ for the purpose of the training package and for CBWP is: “The consistent application of knowledge and skill to the standard of performance required in the workplace. It embodies the ability to transfer and apply skills and knowledge to new situations and environments.”
When providing information to employers in regard to a year level. NMT will provide advice as what year of training the apprentice is in.   In determining year level for purposes of wages, the training year level should be used as a guide in conjunction with other determining factors such as time served on the job and previous experience.  Please refer to Fair Work Australia for information on pay entitlements for Apprentices

For detailed information about White Cards and construction inductions, see our White Card page.

Employer resources

There are a number of forms and other resources that employers and apprentices will need throughout their training and most of these can be accessed and completed electronically.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD) assists apprentices/trainees with travel and accommodation costs related to the completion of their off-the-job training component via a Travel and Accommodation Allowance (TAA).

The minimum round trip distance an apprentice/trainee must travel from their residential address to the closest training venue able to deliver the off the job training is:

  • 71 kilometres or more for travel allowance;
  • 150 kilometres or more for accommodation allowance; and
  • 1100 kilometres or more for airfare travel. (Air travel must be booked by the RTO to be eligible)

Apprentices/Trainees who are eligible for Air Travel will need to complete an on-line Apprentice travel request form no less than two weeks prior to the date of the requested travel.

Changes to flights must also be submitted using the on-line Apprentice travel request form.

Please note Distances are measured by Microsoft Virtual Earth (Bing Maps).

Procedures for the Travel Accommodation Allowance (801 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab) (TAA) for Apprenticeships are attached and available via the Apprenticeship Office(opens in a new tab) webpage.

From 1 July 2023, a new online claims portal replacing the paper form process will be available for apprentices and employers.

Apprentices/Trainees are eligible for Travel and Accommodation Allowance (TAA) if:

  • They have a residential address in Western Australian
  • Attending a training provider (i.e TAFE) for off the job training; and
  • have to travel more than 70 kms (round trip) from their residential address to attend the closest training provider.
  • They travel by private vehicle, bus, train or plane
  • Are an active or suspended apprentice/trainee

To submit the TAA claim online, the apprentice/trainee or employer must be registered on the Western Australian Apprentice Management System (WAAMS) and have the apprentice/trainee off-the-job training verified by the relevant RTO. To register, the apprentice/trainee and employer will need to visit the WAAMS portal web page and request an account online (opens in a new tab) and follow the login instructions.

All claims must be submitted within 60 days of the completion of the apprentice’s training or attendance period for the claim to be eligible.

Resources are available to support you in submitting your claim:

In some areas evidence tracking is used to gather evidence of skills practised in an on-the-job environment.  Some delivery areas opt to use this evidence tracking and some are required by training package assessment conditions
At North Metropolitan TAFE the tool used to track this evidence is Ready Skills. Ready Skills which is an electronic profiling tool to enable RTOs to monitor an apprentices “on the job” training for specific units highlighted. 

Each student that requires access will be provided with login details and instructions on how to use the system. 
There is an app that can be downloaded for use with Apple or Android devices, or the system can be access from an internet browser.
Allocated supervisors will also be sent log in details as they will be required to approve entries.

More detailed information about Ready Skills for Electrical Apprentices is available.

The Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (“the VET Act”) legislates that employers must release their Apprentices for scheduled training. Failure to do so without approval requires us to inform the Apprenticeship Office, which may result in penalties being applied under the VET Act.

Apprentices will attend 2 blocks per year – some blocks are one x 2-week block and in some areas these blocks are split into Part 1 and 2

For all purposes (including the payment of remuneration) time spent at training within the obligations of the training contract is classified as time spent working for the employer 

Once your apprentice commences block release training, it is essential they complete the training program. Requesting them back to work disadvantages the apprentice, delays their training program, incurs additional costs and takes a training place that could be allocated to another apprentice.

Attendance at all scheduled block sessions is critical - if critical OSH introductions are missed, students may not be able to continue with their block.

Missed assessments may result in students having to repeat blocks or units.

However, North Metropolitan TAFE appreciates the importance of you managing a successful business and understands there may be rare occasions where your apprentice cannot attend their scheduled training. In these instances, you will need to seek approval in advance. In this case, complete and submit the Application to reschedule apprentice training form.

Note All reschedules need to be submitted with the full signature of the employer when submitting the form.

If approved, this then gives us the opportunity of offering that training place to another apprentice.

Additionally, without approval from North Metropolitan TAFE, enrolment costs may not be reimbursed for non-attendance in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges policy (624 KB) (PDF document).


In accordance with statutory requirements, North Metropolitan TAFE is required to:

  • Notify an employer when an apprentice fails to attend scheduled training or confirm with an employer any absence of an apprentice due to:

    • Early completion of work
    • Employer advised illness or other leave from the workplace.

Where an employer has provided an email address, this notification will be sent electronically within a week of the absence.

If lecturers are concerned about your apprentice’s aptitude/attitude at training, we endeavour to let you know as soon as concerns arise.
Apprentices that need to travel more than 70km round trip to training will be eligible for Travel Allowance  - please see the Travel Allowance information above.

If you have any queries in relation to Apprentice attendance, please ask to speak to your Apprentice’s Portfolio Director.

Workers' compensation

In accordance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981, apprentices are classed as workers for the purposes of Workers Compensation including paid work days spent off the job training.

For more information on Cover for Workers, please refer to Workers - WorkCover WA.

Students should refer to this page for more information about safety and security on campus.

Employer details are downloaded to the North Metro TAFE system from the Apprenticeship Office(opens in a new tab) , and we cannot update an employer’s details. If your employer details need to be updated you will need to do so via the Western Australian Apprenticeship Management System(opens in a new tab) (WAAMS) online client portal.

If you have already had a log for this select the “Request an Account” tab and work through to create an account.  Once you have access you can make changes to all of your apprentice's and business details, extend contracts and manage your apprentice business directly with the Apprenticeship Office.

If you have any questions please contact DTWD Apprenticeship Office.

A training contract is successfully completed when there is agreement from the employer, registered training  organisation  (RTO)  and  apprentice*  that  the  apprentice  has  attained  all  the  required  competencies for the qualification. The RTO is responsible for reporting a successful completion date between the RTO and parties (employer and apprentice) to the training contract.

Early completion

Once your apprentice has completed 100% of the Training Plan we will contact you to advise that off the job study is completed. You have the option at this time of signing your apprentice off as complete which will bring forward the completion date. Should you feel that your apprentice still requires time to develop their skills on the job, you can opt to continue until the scheduled completion date.

Request for early completion


Approximately  six  weeks  prior  to  the  completion  date  of  the  apprenticeship,  the  Apprentice  Management  Team  (AMT)  will  confirm  that  all  TAFE  requirements have been met, and then issue a Training Contract Completion Agreement (TCCA) via email to the employer. This is to be signed by  the  employer  and  apprentice  and  returned  to  the  AMT.  Completion  forms  cannot  be  backdated  so  it  is  important  to  ensure  that  this  documentation is signed in a timely manner.

Training contract extension

A  training  contract  may  be  extended  if  both  the  apprentice  or  trainee  and  the  employer  agree  that  the  training  required  will  not  be   completed   within   the   nominal   term.  You   can   process   an   extension  to  the Training  Contract  via  WAAMS portal(opens in a new tab) . It is important that any application to extend is made prior the end date.

Should this date pass the contract will expire and should your business wish to continue the training contract you will need to re-indenture this student on a new contract. Once the extension has been processed, you may wish to make contact with the Academic Team to ensure that your company and the trainee are aware of what work and on the job training is still required for successful completion.

Please note

On the completion date if all parties have signed the TCCA, AMT will lodge the completion with the Apprenticeship Office. Once this is processed by the Apprenticeship Office your Trade Certificate will be issued. 

If you have not received your Trade Certification within five working days of your completion date please contact the Apprenticeship office on 13 19 54.

The completion documentation will be forwarded to the North Metropolitan TAFE Awards area for processing and issuing of your TAFE Certificate.  Please  note that the TAFE Qualification cannot be issued before the Training Contact Completion advice is received.

Students and employers will receive a confirmation email on the date of completion. Students in licensed trades will also receive the documentation required to take to the relevant licensing board.

Please direct your queries to appropriate team to ensure a correct response.

Type of enquiry and contact

Trade Papers/Trade Certification (please ensure that your completion date has passed prior to follow up)

Apprenticeship Office 
North Metropolitan TAFE follow up | North Metropolitan TAFE Awards team 

A training contract entered into between an apprentice and an employer may be transferred (assigned) from one employer to another, provided that the current employer, the prospective employer and the apprentice agree.

A fact sheet and Notice to Transfer(opens in a new tab) form have been published by the Apprenticeship Office.

If a training contract is terminated or cancelled, the record of the training contract is administratively closed on the Apprenticeship Office’s system.

This fact sheet(opens in a new tab) explains the options available to an out of contract apprentice.

The duty of care for a person conducting a business or undertaking is to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of their workers and other persons.
Failure to comply with a health and safety duty could lead to regulatory action being taken, including prosecution which may include substantial monetary penalties.
In some Industry areas the supervision requirements are outlined in the relevant employment award.
Where not stipulated the appropriate level of supervision for the employment and on the job training of an apprentice/trainee shall be determined by the employer based on the following factors:

  • any accepted industry supervision standards.
  • the level of competence and experience of the apprentice in a particular task/skill; and
  • the risk associated with the worksite and the type of work in which the apprentice is engaged.
  • the level of supervision must be reviewed and, if necessary, revised at regular intervals.

The supervisor should be a suitably qualified and licensed (where required in licensed trades) person, who is permanently employed at the same workplace and predominantly for the same hours as the Australian Apprentice.
For Trainees, a suitably qualified supervisor can be the employer or another staff member who already has the skills and knowledge that the trainee is learning, which may have been gained through a variety of pathways, including on-the-job experience.

Direct vs General Supervision

Direct supervision means under the personal supervision of the supervisor, and within visual contact and/or earshot on a constant basis. Direct supervision cannot be provided by electronic means – this would generally be applicable to a First- or Second-year apprentice.
General supervision is being under instruction and direction for tasks being performed. The Apprentice is to be provided with instruction and direction for the tasks to be performed, with progressive checks while the work is being undertaken. This means the Apprentice does not require constant attendance of the supervisor but requires personal contact on a recurrent (periodic) basis.
The supervisor must remain on the same work site as the Australian Apprentice and be readily available to communicate directly with the Australian Apprentice when required (this does not mean by phone).
It may be appropriate for Apprentices in the third and fourth year/stage of an apprenticeship to be under a general level of supervision as determined by the employer or stipulated in Awards.  General supervision is appropriate only for those skills where the Apprentice has demonstrated competence.

If an apprentice has prior learning and/or experience, this may be recognised.

This fact sheet(opens in a new tab) explains how RPL and credit transfer works, and how to go about seeking it. This should be discussed with the RTO at the time of developing the Training Plan.

Once the completion paperwork is signed by all parties and lodged with the Apprenticeship Office, the Apprentice will receive their Certification.

A trade certificate is issued by the Western Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development when an individual has successfully completed a Class A or B qualification, either through an apprenticeship training contract or through the recognition of skills process conducted by a registered training provider.

North Metropolitan TAFE will issue a Qualficiation Certificate for the related qualification.  
Apprentices should ensure that their address details are up to date to ensure that qualifications are sent to the correct address.

Students can also access their results and progress via the student portal(opens in a new tab) .

Previously, Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) conducted a separate "Capstone" assessment to end the electrical apprenticeship. In 2024, a state working group (WA) including the State Licencing and Safety Regulators agreed to adopt a unit of competency as the final testing stage of the apprenticeship, which now acts as the "Capstone".

Apprentices indentured into UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician will complete the unit UEEEL0039 as their "Capstone".

Apprentices indentured into UEE33020 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting will complete the unit UEEEL0028 as their "Capstone".

UEEEL0039 and UEEEL0028 may only be completed after 100% successful completion of on-the-job training and within three months of the end of the training contract. This will be the final unit for completion before gaining the relevant qualification.

In WA, upon receipt of the endorsed qualification, the Electrical Licensing Board will issue an electrical licence to the apprentice.

The UEEEL0039/UEEEL0028 Capstone Program is divided into two parts:

Capstone (Electricians & Electrical Fitting) Part One - Up Front Knowledge Portfolio:

An initial two days of TAFE training will be dedicated to completing the required knowledge portfolio for Capstone (UEEEL0039/UEEEL0028).

12 open-book electronic knowledge portfolio tasks must be completed with 100% accuracy before any call-ups for the practical Capstone assessments are issued.

All students must attend these sessions and complete the required knowledge portfolio with support from our lecturers on-site.

Capstone (Electricians) Part Two – Knowledge, Design and Practical Assessments:

Once the 12 Knowledge Portfolio Tasks are completed with 100% accuracy and your online profiling tasks (Ready Skills) are also 100% complete, you may proceed to the Capstone call-up for the final Assessment.

There will be a scheduled five (5) day call-up for the Capstone Final Assessment at TAFE which you must attend, and all assessments must be completed to a satisfactory standard.

The Capstone Final Assessment is a five (5) day program, as follows:

Day Task Time
Monday Revision and Knowledge Assessment 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Tuesday Practical Install Assessment 1 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Wednesday Design Assessment and Fault Finding Assessment 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Thursday Practical Installation Assessment 2 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Friday Re-Attempts where applicable 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)


Capstone (Electrical Fitting) Part Two – Theory, Verbal, Skills and Practical Assessments:

Once the 12 Knowledge Tests are completed with 100% accuracy and your online profiling tasks (Ready Skills) are also 100% complete, you may proceed to the Capstone call-up for the final Assessment.

There will be a scheduled six (6) day call-up for the Capstone Final Assessment at TAFE which you must attend, and all assessments must be completed to a satisfactory standard.

The Capstone Final Assessment is a six (6) day program, as follows:

Day Task Time
Tuesday Revision Electrical Single and 3 Phase 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Wednesday Revision Electrical Single and 3 Phase 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Thursday PLC and Motor Control 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Friday Equipment Testing, Skills and Theory Assessments 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Monday Capstone Isolation, Practical and Equipment Assessment 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)
Tuesday Capstone Skills, Verbal and Theory Assessment 8.00am – 3.45pm (7 hrs)


Students are permitted to resit components of the assessments should the first attempt be unsuccessful; an additional day will be allocated for resits at a later date which can be confirmed with your assessor. If a student is unsuccessful in any of the assessments upon a second attempt, they will need to re-enrol in the relevant unit and repeat those Capstone Assessments at a later date.

If you meet all the above criteria, you can request to be scheduled for your Capstone by email.

If you need assistance with your evidence tracking, please email

If you have a completion date more than three (3) months in the future, you and your employer must complete the Authorisation for early Pre-Capstone/Capstone assessment | North Metropolitan TAFE ( in a new tab) (opens in a new tab)

Standard dress requirements apply to all workshop areas. Other areas such as salons, kitchens and other simulated work environments also have dress requirements. See Apprentice and trainee dress and equipment requirements for specific trade requirements and more information.

Students must be work ready at all times as there is no specific scheduled time for the theory or practical components of the training you will be given. 

Any student who attends training without appropriate PPE may have admission to workshops refused and be returned to work.

Students that are required to purchase equipment may be able to access Trade Support loans(opens in a new tab)  via the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network(opens in a new tab) .