Where can an apprenticeship or traineeship take you?
Apprenticeships and traineeships can get you started in hundreds of different careers, with a huge variety of workplaces and job types on offer. Your role might be indoors or outdoors; desk-based or on the move; working with your hands or with technology. You can spend your time caring, leading, creating, building, making or managing. It’s your choice.
Apprenticeships mostly provide training in a skilled trade.
For example, as an apprentice, you could work towards a career as an electrician, baker, carpenter, landscape gardener, signwriter, hairdresser, butcher, upholsterer or cabinetmaker.
Traineeships mostly provide training in a vocational area.
For example, as a trainee, you could work towards a career as a dental assistant, computer technician, medical receptionist, paralegal, beauty therapist, disability or aged care support worker, marketing assistant, animal carer or agricultural worker.
Need some inspiration? Explore Australian Apprenticeship Pathways to discover the types of apprenticeships or traineeships that suit your skills and lifestyle.