Become an apprentice and earn while you learn, gain real work-life skills, achieve a nationally recognised qualification and create a stepping stone to run your own business. If you’re a student, re-entering the workforce or looking for a career change then an apprenticeship can deliver professional, financial and personal rewards. Skilled female workers are in high demand in 2022!
Female apprentices are paving the way for future women in non-traditional trades. Read Bethany's story.
Are you interested in any of these non-traditional trades (WINTT Eligible Trades) Register below and select any as your preferred trade to view all current employer vacancies.Register for a Trade
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Earn while you learn, gain real work-life skills, achieve a nationally recognised qualification and create a stepping stone to run your own business. If you’re a school student, re-entering the workforce or looking for a career change then an apprenticeship can deliver professional, financial and personal rewards.
We can advise on what apprenticeships are available and help you register with Sarina Russo Gateway Services. We can explain how you will earn whilst you learn and outline what support is offered and available to you. Once you have found the perfect apprenticeship, Sarina Russo will assist in providing training contracts and helping you navigate through the process.
Various trades are available, including (but not limited to):
- Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
- Binder and Finisher
- Boat Builder and Repairer
- Butcher or Smallgoods Maker
- Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
- Fibrous Plasterer
- Floor Finisher
- Furniture Finisher
- Landscape Gardener
- Metal Fabricator
- Metal Machinist
- Motor Mechanics
- Painting Trades Worker
- Panel Beater
- Picture Framer
- Plumber and so many more!
Click here to view WNTT eligible trades.
A Trade Support Loan (TSL) can help you pay for your everyday living expenses while you undertake your apprenticeship or traineeship. It is an interest-free government funded loan that is paid in monthly instalments for up to six months at a time. Your debt is indexed annually and you will get a 20 per cent discount on your debt when you have successfully completed your apprenticeship.
Depending on your circumstances, you may also be eligible for other government incentives like an Additional Identified Skills Shortage Incentive, Australian Apprentice Training Support Payment, Living Away from Home Allowance or Support for Australian Apprentices with Disability when commencing your apprenticeship or traineeship.
The Additional Identified Skills Shortage incentive will only be available for Training Contracts with a start date of 30/06/2022 or earlier.
The Australian Apprentice Training Support Payment will be available for Training Contracts with a start date of 01/07/2022 or later.TELL ME MORE
Following Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s delivery of the federal budget for 2022-23, the Government is focussed on its commitment to continue to support small businesses describing them as being “at the heart” of the Australian economy with Australian’s small businesses employing around 7.8 million workers.