Apprenticeships and traineeships
Get a head start in your career by choosing an apprenticeship and traineeship program that's right for you.
Apprenticeship and traineeship programs allow you to:
earn while you learn
gain practical hands-on experience
receive dedicated mentoring from industry professionals
increase your likelihood of securing future, long term employment.
Put simply, as an apprentice or trainee, you will be employed under a training agreement that offers a stimulating combination of employment and structured training.
You will be contracted to an employer for a period of time, enabling you to gain competence in your chosen trade (apprenticeship) or vocational area (traineeship).
|Duration||Between 3 and 5 years||Between 1 and 3 years|
|Typical vocational areas/trades||
|Personalised training plan||Is drawn up by you, your employer and your training provider (i.e. MSIT)||Is drawn up by you, your employer and your training provider (i.e. MSIT)|
- Visit the Apprenticeships Info website for detailed information on apprentice/trainee programs from the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment.
- Contact our customer service centre for available apprentice/trainee programs at MSIT.
The apprentice enters into a contract of training or training agreement with an employer that imposes mutual obligations on both parties. Traditionally, apprenticeships were in trade occupations (declared vocations ) and were of four years' duration.
The AQTF audit summary (DOC, 62KB) gives an overview of the latest audit findings from all AQTF audits conducted at Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment.
A brief summary of any significant and/or critical non-compliances and actions taken to rectify these issues are included.