Trainees may be eligible for the New Employee Traineeship if they have been employed less than 3 months full time (refer to your award) or 12 months part time with their current employer, work at least 15-20 hours each week (depending on your award), and do not hold any formal qualifications that precludes eligibility.
Trainees will receive training and learning resources to help them achieve the competencies. Trainees are assigned a Trainer/Workplace Assessor to assist them during the Traineeship.
Is available through various mediums including via the internet/email communications with a trainer, in a class room or on a one to one basis at the workplace.
Trainees may apply and be credited with Recognition of Prior Learning for competencies, depending on previous experience and prior knowledge.
A Workplace Assessor will mentor, support and assess the trainee during the Traineeship. The assessment process includes a combination of verbal questioning & discussion, demonstration, gathering a portfolio of evidence, assignments and employer support. Trainee’s progress throughout the Traineeship is recorded in a Training Record Book, which is progressively signed off as the trainee achieves competency in each area.
In Western Australia there are a number of state and federal incentives that may be available. Financial incentives are funded through the State’s Department of Training and Workforce Development and the Commonwealth Government. Some additional eligibility criteria apply. If you are in Western Australia and would like further details please contact AMA Training Services on 1800 248 292.
Currently persons undertaking a Traineeship will have the bulk of the cost of training funded under agreement with the Department of Training and Workforce Development. Under the Department Fees and Charges Policy, a Student Tuition Fee is also required to be charged for trainees undertaking a Traineeship (School based trainees exempt). The Student Tuition Fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.
Students may be eligible to receive a concession rate on their Student Tuition Fee depending on their circumstances. For more information, please contact AMA Training Services on 1800 248 292.
On successful completion of these Traineeships, trainees will receive the Nationally Recognised Certificate.