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What Are Traineeships?

How Do They Work?

What Are Traineeships?

WHAT ARE TRAINEESHIPS?

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 by watching this brief explainer video:

AFL SportsReady is your legal employer and place you in a company for approximately one year (depending on the type of traineeship you choose). We support you every step of the way with a dedicated Field Officer and an Educator who helps you complete your coursework.

As a Trainee you will:

  • GET PAID: Earn while you learn (National Training Wage)
  • GET EXPERIENCE: Real work-place experience
  • GET NETWORKED: Build a network of key industry contacts
  • GET EDUCATED:  Combine work with education and study for a fully funded qualification
  • GET SUPPORTED:  Dedicated AFL SportsReady staff members (Field Officers and Educators) will support you every step of the way
  • GET INTO UNI: Direct entry and course credit to one of our University partners (Conditions apply, visit University partners for details)
  • GET A HEAD START: Experience + Education + Networks

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  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. 1. IS A TRAINEESHIP RIGHT FOR YOU?

    A traineeship is typically aimed at the following person:

    • Recent high school graduates or leavers
    • Young Australians aged between 17-21 years of age
    • Non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nation Australians

    A school-based traineeship is typically aimed at a current year 10 student.

  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. 2. TYPES OF TRAINEESHIPS & WHAT YOU'LL BE STUDYING

    Our traineeship options include:

    FULL-TIME TRAINEESHIPS

    • 12 months placement in an organisation
    • studying a Certificate III or IV
    • working a minimum of 38 hours a week

    PART-TIMETRAINEESHIPS:

    • 2 year placement in an organisation
    • studying a Certificate III or IV
    • working a minimum of 13 or 15 hours per week (depending on your states requirement)

    SCHOOL-BASED TRAINEESHIPS:

    • 2 year placement in an organisation
    • study a Certificate II or III
    • working approximately one day a week (depending on your states requirement) whilst completing senior school

    Click the button below to learn about our School-Based Traineeships
    LEARN MORE

  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. 3. WHERE YOU CAN WORK

    Traineeships are available in a number of industries including sport, business, arts and creative industries. Below is a sample of the type of roles you could find yourself working in:

    • SPORTING CLUBS: Membership Services Officer /or Community Events
    • RECREATION CENTRES: Customer Services Officer/ or Aquatics and Fitness Trainee
    • HEALTH & FITNESS: Administration Assistant /or Receptionist
    • BUSINESS: Administration Officer /or Accounts Assistant
    • SCHOOLS: Physical Education Assistant /or Administrative Support Officer
    • RETAIL: Sales Assistant /or Styler
    • ARTS & CREATIVE ORGANISATIONS: Marketing Officer /or Administration Assistant
    • GOLF CLUBS: Greens keeping Apprentice /or Landscaping Apprentice
    • HOSPITALITY: Customer Services Officer /or Food & Beverage Attendant
    • BANKING: Financial Services Trainee /or Service Consultant
    • I.T: Technical Support Officer /or Administrator
  • plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch. 4. OUR PERSONAL SUPPORT TEAM FOR FIRST NATIONS TRAINEES

    We acknowledge that First Nations peoples can face many challenges at the beginning and throughout their career journey. To help mitigate these difficulties, we provide all our First Nation trainees with an exclusive First Nations Mentor to provide personal, cultural and career pathway support.

    For more information on all of our First Nations pathways, please click here.

 

To express your interest in a traineeship, please fill in the form below:
Traineeships Form

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