Apprentices and trainees

Apprenticeships and traineeships combine formal study with on-the-job training. They're vital to building local business and our future workforce in NSW. Find out what's involved.

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Resources library

Visit our new Resources Library to search for the training resources you need.

Search for Apprenticeship and Traineeship resources

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Job seekers, students, workers

Discover new opportunities, choices and pathways to being an apprentice or trainee in NSW. Get the latest advice on training options.


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Thinking about hiring, or need advice on training? Get the essentials including support, funding, resources and how to hire an apprentice or trainee.


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Service providers

Essential tools, data and guides for those giving training or support to apprenticeships or traineeships in NSW. Stay up to date with policies and programs.

Careers NSW

Lifelong careers information, advice and professional guidance for NSW residents at any stage of your career, wherever you live.

Training Services NSW

The NSW government agency that approves apprenticeships and traineeships, and handles vocational education and training.

Fee-free and low-cost training

Find out how to access funding for vocational education and training that gives people workplace skills in high demand industries. Learn about Smart and Skilled and other government programs in NSW.

NSW Training Awards

Celebrate training in NSW! Nominate, attend events and view winning highlights.

Vocational education and training

Get courses, programs and industry-focused training advice. Information for students, employers and providers.


Forms, guides, policy and other resources for employers and providers. Essential forms and documents relating to apprenticeships and traineeships in NSW.

Working and business

Learn about starting and running a business in NSW, including financial and business advisory support options available to you.

Contact Training Services NSW

Call 13 28 11

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  • For interpreter services call 13 14 50 and ask them to call us on 1300 772 104.
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