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.
With over 135 years of quality training experience, TAFE Queensland trains over 120,000 students each year across more than 500 programs including 18,500 apprentices and trainees.
We deliver training for every career stage from entry level pre-apprenticeships, short courses, apprenticeships and traineeships through to post-trade qualifications, advanced diplomas, and Recognition of Prior Learning.
As one organisation state-wide, we offer one centralised inbox and contact details for all your apprenticeship and traineeship enquiries. Simply get in touch with us and we'll ensure your request gets to where it needs to be.
Our flexible training options include in the workplace, online, and in the classroom at one of our 50+ Queensland locations. We can even build a customised training plan to suit you and your business.
With training developed in consultation with industry and teachers with years of hands-on experience you can be confident our apprentices and trainees have the skills you're looking for.
With over $200 million invested in our specialist training facilities, our purpose-built training centres ensure your apprentice or trainee receives hands-on training using the latest equipment, tools and practices.
Our students have access to an extensive range of resources to assist with their studies. Our support services include learning support, counselling services, indigenous student support, and disability services.
As an multi award-winning training provider with a 92.8 % employer satisfaction rate, TAFE Queensland continues to deliver outstanding results for both our students and employers.
TAFE Queensland offers a variety of training options to suit you and your business. Contact us to discuss your unique training needs and find out how we can tailor our training to best suit your business.
Post-trade training is a great option for your staff if your business needs to specialise, expand, or gain a specific trade licence. TAFE Queensland offers a range of post-trade short courses, diplomas, and advanced diplomas with flexible training options, payment plans, and subsidies available.Search courses
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.
Take the time to understand what you and your business is looking for. What skills does you business need? Who will be a good match for your business? What attributes do you want your apprentice/trainee to have?Learn more
TAFE Queensland can connect you with job-ready candidates who have completed basic workplace training with us. You can also recruit directly or use an employment agency or group training provider.Learn more
Apprenticeship Network Providers (ANPs) are a free service that make it easier for employers to recruit, train, and retain apprentices/trainees. Contact an ANP to organise a training contract.Learn more
Once you've signed the contract and chosen TAFE Queensland as your training provider, we will be notified by your chosen ANP and will contact you within 48 hours to organise an onsite or phone induction.Learn more
Training for your apprentice/trainee can start in as little as two weeks after the induction, or we can commence the training based on what works for you and your apprentice/trainee.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
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.