School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SATs) are available to Year 11 and 12 students, who attend work on the Flexible Timetabled Day (Wednesday).
Students can enhance their education, develop valuable work skills, gain a nationally recognised qualification, gain work ethics and earn money.
Finding an employer is the responsibility of the student. Students can apply for vacancies advertised at school, convert their casual work into a SAT, or source their own employer by networking contacts and cold-canvassing local employers.
Signing a training contract is a commitment to completing the SAT. Students attend school 4 days per week and work 1 day per week. There are theory workbooks, and sometimes training workshops, to complete. Completed SATs accrue credits towards a student’s learning account and their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Types of school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs)
Although there are many different training packages, the most common industries that offer SATs are:
- Automotive & Mechanical
- Business (Office Administration)
- Civil Construction
- Engineering (metalwork, fabrication)
- Food Retail (fast food restaurants)
- Hospitality (restaurants, clubs)
- ICT (digital, technology & telecommunications)
- Manufacturing & Production
- Retail (shops)
For more information contact:
Industry Liaison Officer (ILO): Ms Shaw
Telephone: (07) 5436 8444