Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Apprenticeships and traineeships allow the flexibility of working while learning on the job skills and gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

You can start an apprenticeships or traineeships once you’re over the age of 15 and even while you’re still at school completing year 11 and 12. For more information or to organise work place learning please visit the VET office at Broome Senior High School.

Apprenticeships key aspects

Apprenticeships are a structured program that typically take three or four years to complete with on the job and off the job training. Traditionally apprenticeships cover skilled trade areas including;

  • Engineering
  • Metal fabrication
  • Automotive and mechanical
  • Construction and building
  • Electrical specialisations
  • Hairdressing
  • Landscaping
  • Hospitality and cookery.

Traineeships key aspects

Traineeships are a vocational program that typically take one or two years to complete with hands-on skills and work experience. Traditionally traineeships cover vocational and occupational choices including;

  • Multimedia and information technology
  • Sport and fitness
  • Agriculture
  • Music
  • Community services including aged care and childcare
  • Civil engineering
  • Business

Search for a career

Visit the ‘Skills Ready Course List‘ to search for apprenticeships and traineeships within Western Australia.

Find a career path that suits you with help from the ‘Skills Ready’ website on their ‘Career Planning‘ webpage.

For more information about apprenticeships within Western Australia visit the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.