What’s it all about?
Year13 works with a number of premium organisations around Australia that offer traineeship opportunities. Whilst this is sometimes competitive, Year13 offers a ‘Job Ready’ service of making sure our users are as prepared as possible to land themselves a job. As Australia’s number one website for apprenticeship and traineeship jobs, Year13 is the best place to land yourself a traineeship.
Will it suit me?
If you’re ambitious, driven, want to kick-start your career and get one step closer to that dream job, then yes, you should definitely consider starting a traineeship. The best part is that there are all sorts of industries and professions to choose from, so you can do exactly what you want to do. Just tell us what you are after and we can search far and wide for any opportunities.
What will I learn?
This obviously really depends on the industry you enter.
Traineeships – You will learn the fundamental skills of the industry to come out with a Certificate III
How long will it last and what is the wage?
Traineeships – These will consist of 1-2 years and cover most vocational areas.
Wages will be under the National Training Wage. For exact rates see: Trainee Wage Calculator
Who can become a trainee?
Anyone who is of working age can commence and apprenticeship or traineeship. This can be a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or an adult worker simply wishing to change careers. You do not need to have the Higher School Certificate nor other qualification.
When you can start depends on the state in which you live:
ACT: No age limit set – however under the age of 15 you cannot work between 10pm and 6am
NSW: No age set
Northern Territory: No age limit set – however under the age of 15 you cannot work between 10pm and 6am
QLD: If you’re 15 or older you can start work
South Australia: There’s no age set for when you can start work. But there are limits on the type of work you can do.
Tasmania: There’s no age set for when you can start work. But there are limits on the type of work you can do.
Victoria: If you’re 15 or older you can start work
An adult traineeship is someone who commences a traineeship at 21 years or old.
If you wish to work during school times, you must be of the minimum school leaving age
Year13 work with providers across the country that don’t require you to have any minimum year 12 grades, or university admission scores. All apprenticeships and traineeships are designed so that you can slow things down, or speed them up as you choose. With constant mentor support, access to all the material you need, and various government funding available, it’s the easiest option for anyone wanting to get into the Business world.