TAFE Queensland is the largest training provider for apprentices and trainees in the state. We offer pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, traineeship and post-trade training programs across a wide range of study areas.
The first step in employing and apprentice or trainee is to decide what you're looking for. Then you find the apprentice or trainee. You can recruit directly, advertise the position, get in touch with a local employment agency, or contact a group training provider. TAFE Queensland can even connect you with job-ready candidates who have already completed basic workplace training with us.
Next you sign and lodge a training contract and plan. Then you must register the apprenticeship or traineeship. Your local Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (ASSN) provider can help. Finally, you must complete a probation period.Learn more
The User Choice 2017-20 program provides a public funding contribution towards the cost of training and assessment services for eligible Queensland apprentices and trainees. The program aims to provide funding aligned to industry skills needs and shortages.Learn more
Back to Work is a state government initiative designed to give businesses the confidence to employ regional jobseekers. Employer Support and Youth Boost Payments are available to employers who meet all the program eligibility criteria.Laern more
The Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme provides a number of incentives to assist employers who take on an Australian Apprentice. Incentives payments are made when Australian Apprentices commence, recommence, and complete their training.Learn more
You can now request to complete the employer, apprentice, or trainee Registered Training Organisation (RTO) induction with TAFE Queensland online. Alternatively you can call the TAFE Queensland apprentice hotline on 1300 782 555 to organise your induction training.Book an induction
If you need to access a copy of a training plan, acknowledgement of Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO) notification, or other apprentice documentation you can do this online. Alternatively you can call the TAFE Queensland apprentice hotline on 1300 782 555.Learn more
After completing his carpentry apprenticeship with TAFE Queensland, Simon went on to study a Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Building and Construction with TAFE Queensland. Now the director of a multi-million dollar construction company, where does Simon send his apprentices? TAFE Queensland.
A masters graduate in architecture, Lara is completing a carpentry apprenticeship with TAFE Queensland. TAFE Queensland’s flexibility, recognition of prior learning and hands-on learning environment gave her the skills to start her own business, the Tiny House Company.