Learn new skills and get paid with a traineeship


A traineeship is a three-way contract between a student, an employer and SuniTAFE in which the student undertakes an approved course of training with both on-the-job and off-the-job components
 
Gain accredited training while you work.  Traineeships focus on the skills required for a particular job or occupation and take between 1 and 2 years to complete. 
 
Industry areas at SuniTAFE include:
  • Beauty
  • Business and Accounting
  • Children’s Services
  • Hospitality
  • Health and Community Services
  • Information Technology
  • Automotive
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Wine Operations
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
This is a great way to work either full time or part time while gaining a formal qualification.  On completion, students can continue employment, further study or start their own business.
 

Apprenticeship v Traineeship

An apprenticeship provides training in a skilled trade, while a traineeship provides training in a vocational area (particular job or occupation).
 

Careers advice and support

SuniTAFE’s Skills and Job Centres located at our Mildura and Swan Hill Campuses provide independent advice on study and employment options to apprentices and trainees.
 
We understand there can be uncertainty in deciding what career you want, so our staff are here to help you decide and support you as you move ahead.  Careers Advisors at our Skills and Jobs Centres can guide you through your career options and provide you with the information you need.
 
Services include:
  • Study options
  • Personal career planning and advice (including assistance with a resume or cover letter)
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Jobs in demand and employment trends
  • Job seeker advice
  • Access to other support services.
 

How to apply

Traineeships can commence at any time. Find a business to employ you, then an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) manage all contracts and training.  Click here to find your nearest AASN.
 
Further information for apprentices, trainees and employers is available via the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority website.
 
Explore our Traineeship courses