Entry to this qualification is usually through an indenture as an apprentice or via Recognition of Prior Learning, RPL (see below). NB: In some cases, credit towards this qualification may apply from previously completed study. School based apprenticeships are also available. If you want to know more, please telephone Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210.
Minimum age: Entry into an apprenticeship or traineeship is generally limited to individuals who are 16 years of age or older. In special circumstances consideration may be given to individuals 13 years or older seeking to enter into an apprenticeship or traineeship. Queensland legislation applies age restrictions to particular apprenticeships and traineeships.
If you are under 18 years of age at the start date of your apprenticeship or traineeship, your parent or guardian must sign the training contract.
Education: Levels of education that should be attained prior to entry into the apprenticeship may be recommended but these are not mandatory unless the levels are set in legislation. If you want to know more please telephone Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210. All apprentices will complete a literacy and numeracy assessment as part of their training.
Atherton State High School
Atherton QLD 4883
98-158 Queens Road
Bowen QLD 4805
Home Hill QLD 4806
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870
1-13 MacPherson Street
Charters Towers QLD 4820
45 Flying Fish Point Road
Innisfail QLD 4860
165-179 Abel Smith Parade
Mount Isa QLD 4825
Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Townsville QLD 4818
- Steel capped safety boots are required while engaged in work activities and while students are in designated areas of TAFE Queensland
- Safety glasses
- It is recommended that students have access to a reliable Internet connection to access a computer
Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 656 959.