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Traineeships: learn at work

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The PSA provides high quality and flexible learning programs, developed in conjunction with employers and trainees,  ensuring that learning is relevant to the business.

They are available to workforce entrants and existing workers who do not hold an equivalent or higher qualification.  Eligibility and qualifications vary between the states and territories.

Benefits of traineeships for employers

Benefits for employers include:

  • Trainees gaining real skills for your workplace through informal and formal training
  • Training is delivered in the workplace and customised to your business needs
  • Fees are significantly reduced with state government training subsidies and employers may be eligible for incentive payments from the Commonwealth Government
  • Traineeships are nationally recognised training programs that meet the needs of your industry
  • Increasing your business productivity, worker motivation and staff retention.

Benefits of traineeships for learners

Benefits for learners include:

  • Your skills and knowledge will be recognised with national qualifications
  • You will be able to learn with the support of a trainer and your colleagues in the workplace
  • Your training will be supported with comprehensive learning resources in both print and eLearning formats
  • Assessment tasks will be based on your learning needs and your workplace.

Traineeships funded by state or territory governments are subject to an enrolment fee under state or territory legislation  The PSA does not charge additional fees for  training and assessment materials.

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