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.Learn more
If you employ an apprentice or trainee under the age of 25 in one of 139 high priority qualifications, the training fees associated with their study will be covered by the Queensland Government (conditions apply).Learn more
The Australian Government provides a number of incentives to assist employers who take on an Australian apprentice. Incentives payments are made when apprentices commence, recommence, and complete their training.Learn more
TSAGT aims to assess the skills of experienced individuals who can demonstrate substantial competency in a priority trade qualification. The Queensland Government will fund most of the recognition of prior learning (RPL) and gap training costs.Learn more
If you or your staff are currently working or have experience in the Queensland building and construction industry, you may be eligible for subsidised training provided by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ).Learn more
The Federal Government’s Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program entitles eligible businesses who take on a new apprentice or trainee to a 50 per cent wage subsidy. The subsidy of up to $7,000 per quarter is available for the first 100,000 employers who register before 30 September 2021.Learn more
TAFE Queensland offers pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, traineeship and post-trade training programs across a wide range of study areas.
To find the apprentice or trainee that's right for your business you can use TAFE Queensland's Find an Apprentice service to connect you with job-ready candidates.
Once you've found your preferred candidate, get in touch with your preferred Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) to start the sign-up process.
During the sign-up process, let your ANP know you want to choose TAFE Queensland as your supervising registered training provider (SRTO).
With more than 135 years of quality training experience and close to a 94 per cent employer satisfaction rate, you can trust TAFE Queensland to equip your apprentice or trainee with the skills you need to get ready for business.
TAFE Queensland is the largest training provider for apprentices and trainees in the state, putting 20,000 apprentices through their paces every year. We offer pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, traineeship and post-trade training programs across a wide range of study areas.
With flexible training options, specialist facilities and industry-experienced teachers, you can rest assured that your staff are in good hands.
If you and your apprentice would like to change your supervising registered training organisation (SRTO) to TAFE Queensland, follow these simple steps:
TIP: Changing more than one apprentice or trainee? You need to complete sections 1 and 3 on the change of SRTO form, and submit a list of apprentices. Here’s a template. Once completed, email both to us TQ.SRTONotifications@tafe.qld.edu.au.
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.
Paul Hayhoe's daughter Jenna is following in his footsteps, working alongside her dad at his mechanical repairs business while she completes her automotive apprenticeship.
After starting his career with a plumbing apprenticeship through TAFE Queensland Jay now sends his apprentices to TAFE to get the same hands-on training he received.
Sending all her apprentices to TAFE Queensland for their trade training has been a smart business decision for Ada.
Kevin loves how TAFE Queensland works with him to train his apprentices, with TAFE focusing on the theory so he can concentrate on providing hands-on training in the salon.
Jamie credits the success of his business to the quality of the apprentices he's hired and trained over the last 40 years.
Ten years after completing her apprenticeship, salon owner Heather sends her apprentices to TAFE Queensland to get the same practical training she received.
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.
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.