ACT School based apprenticeships - Government - Industry program

Are you in year 10 or 11 and considering an ASbA? Wanting to get a head start in your career? With this opportunity, you can earn while you learn at college!

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Open to current year 10 and 11 students in ACT public schools or colleges, this Australian School based Apprenticeship (ASbA) is an 18-month program within a Government agency in one of the following industries:

  • Business
  • ICT
  • Customer engagement
  • Horticulture

You will complete your ASbA part-time as part of your schooling. You will earn a wage, train with an employer, and work towards an accredited qualification while undertaking your secondary school certificate. The program will take approximately 18 months to complete.

This ASbA will fit within your school study package and can contribute up to 8 standard units towards your ACT Senior Secondary Certificate. It’s a great way to learn more about an occupation, gain workplace experience, and get a head start in your career.

During the ASbA you can complete either a Certificate II or III in your chosen industry. For a Certificate II you must complete a minimum of 11 hours per week – this includes 8 hours of work on the job and 3 hours of structured training. For a Certificate III you must complete a minimum of 15 hours per week – this includes 12 hours of work on the job and 3 hours of structured training.

Training is provided by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). This may be your school, CIT or a private provider.

To be eligible for this opportunity:

  • You must commence your ASbA in year 10 or 11, before the end of 2021
  • You must attend an ACT public school or college.
  • You must be interested in incorporating an ASbA into your Year 12 student package and have the support of your nominated college to undertake an ASbA.

Apply now!

Select the submit button to attach your resume. Remember to tell us which industry you’re interested in!

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