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    Benefits for Apprentices

    In addition to the other benefits available, apprentices also receive:

    • Tools, uniforms and PPE
    • TAFE fees for apprentices paid upfront
    • Reimbursement for TAFE learning materials and textbooks
    • Access to the Commonwealth Government’s Trade Support Loan Scheme which supports apprentices with the cost of living and other incidental learning expenses. For more info, visit the Australian Apprenticeships website.
    • For fourth year apprentices, access to post trade courses;
    • For fourth year apprentices who have obtained their qualification, opportunities to be interviewed for a Merit List and act up in tradesperson positions as they become available.
    • Opportunity to become a permanent tradesperson through a merit selection process conducted within 12 months of completion.
    • For apprentices who complete all the vocational training requirements of the trade, opportunity to apply for a MVRIA (Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority) Tradesperson’s Certificate.

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