Year Level: Year 11
Codes: SBAT
SCSA Syllabus link:


Program Information:

Recommended Background: An interest in on-the-job training
Course Content Description:

A school-based apprenticeship or traineeship  provides students aged 15 years or older with the opportunity to combine part-time paid employment with their secondary school studies. Students gain valuable employment skills, hands-on industry experience and a nationally recognised qualification.

School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships are available in a wide variety of industry areas such as:


Business Services

Beauty Therapy

Community Services



Financial Services


Health Services


Information Technology



Tourism, and many more!

Students need to find an employer willing to train them in their workplace. It is recommended that students complete a period of work experience prior to considering this option.

Students enter into a National Training Contract, a legal agreement between the student, the employer and the school.

Training is coordinated and supervised by a Registered Training Organisation (such as TAFE).

Mode of Delivery: Employment based
Textbooks / Stationery: None
Certificate Completion: Contributes to WACE achievement
General Pathway: Entry into further training or the workforce