Traineeship Information for Employers

School Based Traineeships allow high school students to work for your business and train towards a recognised qualification while still completing their secondary school studies. Employing a trainee can be extremely rewarding.

  • It can strengthen your business by training people in skills that meet the needs of the business.
  • It can also help build the broader skills base needed to keep an industry strong.
  • School Based Trainees also offer employers financial incentives through Federal & State Government funding.

What obligations will you have as an employer?

If you employ a trainee, your obligations will include:

  • Provide on the job training in a supportive environment
  • Ensure your trainee is adequately supervised by a qualified person
  • Provide 50 days of paid employment each year for the trainee
  • Pay wages and provide entitlements as per your relevant industry award
  • Update the training record book at regular intervals through the traineeship

So you are interested but you need more information, simply contact us and let us do all the work for you!

We will:

  • Recruit students before sending them to you to interview
  • Create a training plan that suits your business plan
  • Arrange the appointment for the sign up with all parties
  • Give ongoing assistance until the traineeship is completed
Study and Training for Employees

Contact us to find out how a trainee can be a benefit to your business!

Our Partners

Village Road Show Theme PArk Ignite Education Partner
Crema Espresso Ignite Partner
The Boat Shed Currumbin Ignite Education Partner

School Based Trainees also offer employers financial incentives through Federal & State Government funding.

Like to know more about our Traineeship programs

Get Trained, Get that Job - Certificate III in Hospitality Starts July 12

Ignite Education is committed to ensure everyone is safe whilst attending classes as we navigate through COVID-19.


If attending classes we encourage everyone to practice frequent hand washing and have hand sanitisers in all classrooms. We have and will ask anyone that has a cough or flu like symptoms to stay at home and present a doctors certificate for clearance to return to work or classes.


To all our students we do have the option of completing your units online so if you are unable to attend or feel more comfortable not attending classes and works from home, Please feel free to contact our office on 5559 5077 and we will be more than happy to assist.

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