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HOW CAREERS ARE MADE THROUGH TRAINEESHIPS

Traineeships can lead to successful, meaningful, professional jobs – with great salaries and outstanding career prospects.

Young people across Australia need support in 2020 more than ever. Having tackled the challenges of COVID-19, many have witnessed or experienced first hand the uncertainty around career paths: with job losses and reduced working hours impacting them, their family and friends. With this in mind, the importance of helping young people to understand career pathways and dispel misconceptions about Traineeships is more important than ever. There are so many ways to get a foot in the door, and completing a Traineeship is certainly one of them.

Initially inspired by being paid to get a qualification, many of AFL SportsReady’s alumni have gone on to have successful careers built on the foundation of their traineeship.  This initiative will explore their career journeys.

WHAT IS A TRAINEESHIP

It’s a paid, employment and education training program that gives you a nationally recognised qualification. They are usually full-time, but can also be part-time or school-based. You can learn more about Traineeships and the many industries you can work in by clicking here.

 

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Check out all our latest job opportunities here and kick-start your career today.

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UPCOMING EVENTS – HOW DID YOU GET THAT JOB, FREE WEBINAR SERIES

Over the coming months, we will be running a FREE webinar series where we interview individuals who did a Traineeship and ask them about their career path, their job, and how they got there.

We will discuss many industries from sport to education to the arts and get an insight into how careers are made through traineeships. Click on the button below to learn more about the series.

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‘CAREERS ARE MADE THROUGH TRAINEESHIPS’ ARTICLE SERIES

This article series highlights the real stories of young people who chose a Traineeship as their career pathway and features AFL SportsReady alumni demonstrating ‘where they ended up’ post Traineeship.

         

        

     


USEFUL LINKS

There are a number of organisations who can help you with your career and provide vital career information. Visit the sites below for more information:

The National Careers Institutethe starting point for information about careers

The National Skills Commissionknow what skills are in demand nationally

JobOutlookwant career information at your fingertips? Job Outlook is a hub for career information

CICA – established in 2000, CICA is the national peak body for the Career Industry

 

“HOW DID YOU GET THAT DREAM JOB?” – FREE WEBINAR SERRIES

Get a real insight into whether a traineeship is right for you. Join AFL SportsReady alumni as we explore the reasons why a traineeship is a viable and worthwhile post-school option. From job satisfaction, to job security and helping you find your passion.

This series is not only for young people. This is a great opportunity for parents to learn about the program and to discover that traineeships can lead to successful, meaningful, professional jobs – with great salaries and outstanding career prospects.

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‘Careers Are Made Through Traineeships’ is an initiative of AFL SportsReady, supported by the Australian Government and the National Careers Institute