Traineeships and Apprenticeships are a mode of delivery of training on the job, meaning at your workplace. It is one of the best learning methods while working and getting qualified with Nationally Recognised Training. Under these programs, you may get paid employment under an appropriate industrial arrangement. The traineeship is a learning pathway that combines paid on-the-job training and formal study with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Did you know? 87.7% of Apprentices and Trainees who completed their training in 2019 were employed afterwards, with those who secure full-time work earning a median annual income of $59,600 Source: NCVER.edu.au - Apprentice and Trainee experience and destinations 2019 Benefits for trainees You can continue with your job while learning You will get your training on-the-job Develop essential and current knowledge Flexible training options Prepare for your senior role Benefits for employers Get incentives and wage subsidies from the government Custom-tailored training delivery according to the need of your business Increase the productivity of the employee at the workplace Increase the loyalty of your new employee Improve company performance by current industry knowledge Equip your staff with multi-skills and reduce the need for supervision Eligibility for traineeships Residency requirements an Australian citizen, or a foreign national with permanent residency, or a New Zealand passport holder who has been a resident in Australia for more than six months, or a person who holds a visa that Training Services NSW identifies as being eligible. Employment status A trainee or apprentice must be employed in an Australian company under the following – Full-time – Less than 3 months Part-time – Less than 12 months The trainee or apprentice also must be a paid worker and have leaves entitlements Learners capacity to continue with training Possess English language skills Literacy and Numeracy skills Agreement from the employer Delivery Method Workplace-based on-the-job training Classroom-based training E-learning Distance learning Mixed-mode Duration of the training The duration of the training depends on several factors, including facilitation by your employer and the industry experience. If you possess some experience and knowledge of the industry you are pursuing the training, you may finish your course earlier with minimum training requirements. However, if you are new to the job, meaning a fresher, you may require additional time for training which may take a little longer.