Find out More about Traineeships! Webinar

Find out More about Traineeships! Webinar

AFL SportsReady Webinar

Join our free one-hour webinar to gain a deeper understanding of what a Traineeship is and how it can benefit young people. Hear from inspiring alumni who have taken different career paths after completing their Traineeship.

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is ideal for parents, career advisors and young people interested in this post-school career pathway.

Why should you come?

You will learn about the qualifications, industries and benefits of a Traineeship. As well as how it can lead to job satisfaction, security and the discovery of one’s passion.

As a parent or advisor, it’s important to know all the options before giving career advice.

What you’ll learn in this webinar

  • Find out more about Traineeships!
  • The benefits to a young person
  • The industries you can do traineeships in and the qualifications you can study
  • You’ll hear from current and former trainees on how this pathway has led them to a successful career
  • Explain how the selection process works
  • Discuss current opportunities and how people can apply

Who will you hear from?

In this free one-hour webinar, find out more from three former trainees who worked in different industries including Events, Education and the AFL. Their stories highlight the different opportunities you can pursue as a result of completing a traineeship.
You will hear from alumni who were directly employed after their traineeship at their host organisation. Who went on to further study at university or have found their dream careers. Registrations are now closed for this event.

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“My traineeship opened doors to a career I love.”

– Ysabella Wallace

Webinar Guest Speaker - YsabellaYsabella Wallace decided to take on a traineeship in 2019, which led her to work in the Major Events and Festivals department at the City of Sydney. After completing her traineeship and obtaining a Certificate III and IV in Business, she secured an ongoing role with her host employer and has since moved on as Production coordinator at the ABC. Ysabella credits her traineeship for providing her with the skills and experience necessary to advance in her career.


“Traineeships are your answer if you don’t get the marks for your dream university or if you’re struggling to find your calling.”

– Harrison Shepherd

Webinar Guest Speaker - HarrisonHarrison Shepherd, a proud Wiradjuri man and a 2023 New Colombo Plan Scholar, took on a traineeship at his old school, Nowra Anglican College in 2020. He worked as a teaching assistant in the performing arts department while completing a Certificate II in Business. The ArtsReady traineeship with AFL SportsReady provided Harrison with valuable industry experience and sparked his passion for teaching. Leading him to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Newcastle.


“The Traineeship program works.”

– Tessa McDonald

Webinar Guest Speaker - TessaTessa McDonald got her start in the AFL industry after completing a traineeship in 2019. She began as a Membership trainee at St Kilda Football Club and has since gained a permanent position as the Consumer Operations Manager. Now, Tessa has her own trainee, providing him with valuable insight into the benefits for both the trainee and the host employer.


Not tech-savvy? Not a problem!

Don’t worry if technology isn’t your thing, these webinars are easy to join – simply open an email, follow the prompts, and click the link. Registration for this event has closed.

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This webinar is part of our partnership with the National Careers Institute (NCI) to highlight the real benefits of Vocational Education and Training (VET).