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  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. Intake Form

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    SBT General Intake Form 2024

     


Calling all First Nations high school students: get a head start in your career with a School-Based Traineeship.

As part of your School-Based traineeship, you will complete a Certificate II in Workplace Skills (or Certificate III in Business in some states).

The qualification is fully funded.

Want hands-on experience and a little extra support to help get you through year 11 or 12? Why not try a School-Based Traineeship? It’s open to all First Nation students and combines paid work and training. Kickstart your career by working with a company one day a week while finishing high school.

Best of all you’ll get a First Nations mentor to support you through the program!


  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. EMPLOY A SCHOOL-BASED TRAINEE
  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. CONTACT OUR SUPPORT TEAM

    For further information or queries, please email the team at [email protected]


  1. School-Based Traineeships



  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

    The program is open to all students who are:

    • Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander peoples
    • At least 15 years of age
    • Students completing their VCE, VCAL, TCE, or HSC
  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A SCHOOL-BASED TRAINEESHIP?
    • Work one day a week while completing year 11 and 12
    • Earn a salary (the national training wage)
    • Gain essential work experience
    • Gain credit towards your VCE or VCAL certificate
    • Receive ongoing career support through an AFL SportsReady First Nations Mentor
    • Potential to explore career opportunities with your host employer upon completion of the traineeship
    • Additional nationally recognised qualifications may also be offered pending the host organisation
  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. WHERE YOU CAN WORK AS A SCHOOL-BASED TRAINEE?

    AFL SportsReady provides School-Based traineeships across various industries, including health, banking and finance, AFL, the Department of Correctional Services and many more.

     

  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. HOW MUCH WILL I BE PAID AS A TRAINEE?

    Trainees are paid at the National Training Wage Award.

  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. HOW MANY HOURS DO I HAVE TO WORK?

    You will work one day per week (7.6 hours) onsite with your host employer.


  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. MENTOR + SUPPORT

    All Trainees are assigned a Field Officer and Educator to support you throughout your traineeship.

    First Nation Australians can face many challenges at the beginning and throughout their career journey. To help mitigate any difficulties, we provide all our First Nation Cadets with AN EXCLUSIVE FIRST NATIONS MENTOR that provides personal, cultural and career pathway support.




AFL SportsReady acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land and pays its respects to all First Nations peoples. We acknowledge the spiritual, physical and cultural connection First Nations peoples have with country as the first people of the land.