How to hire Traineeship in non-trade Occupations

Created Date: 17/02/2017

How to hire or employ trainee in non-trade occupation?.

Choosing the right apprenticeship or traineeship training program provider for your business is a smart investment which can provide real benefits and contribute to your business bottom line.

Steps to consider when hiring a trainee.

  • Deciding what the job entails
  • Identifying skills required to perform the job
  • Determining whether the employee needs to be full-time, part-time or school-based trainee.

Australian apprenticeships or traineeships offer opportunities to businesses to hire, train, then offer individualise study or training plan- via online courses. Trainee completes a certification and earns an income or otherwise known as study while you earn. Certificate is nationally recognised.

Non-Trade Traineeship Occupations and Training Courses:

Business, Administration (general receptionist, legal, medical), Retail, ICT – Information, Digital Media and Technology.

BSB20115 Certificate II in Business
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business
BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration
BSB31015 Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
BSB30815 Certificate III in Recordkeeping
BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)
SIR20212 Certificate II in Retail Services
SIR30212 Certificate III in Retail Operations
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media & Technology
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology
ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

Apprenticeship and Traineeship Roadmap:


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How to choose your training organisation?

In conjunction with apprenticeship or traineeship centre, business and your apprentice or trainee will choose a registered training organisation (RTO) training provider who will:

You and your apprentice or trainee will choose a training organisation who will:

  • help you and your apprentice or trainee develop a training plan which outlines when your apprentice or trainee will need to learn and when, and how it will be delivered and assessed
  • provide your apprentice or trainee with a training record to document their training
  • deliver training and assess your apprentice or trainee's achievement of skills
  • issue a qualification to the apprentice or trainee on successful completion of training.
Incentive and Funding Programs:

Australian Government is committed to supporting the development of skills labour across the nation. A range of financial incentives and benefits available to employers may be eligible for:
  • Incentives upto $4000*
  • Payroll tax rebates*
  • Workers compensation exemption*
  • Extra incentives to assist those with disability, mature aged, school-based, early school leavers and Indigenous Australians.*
List of financial incentives available in Queensland include:

Additional information can be found at: or or speak to qualified representative 1300 666 612.

Created by CH 17/02/16