fact sheet pre-apprenticeships in schools 2015

FACT SHEET
PRE-APPRENTICESHIPS IN SCHOOLS 2015
What are Pre-Apprenticeships in Schools?
Pre-Apprenticeships in schools are Certificate II programs that have been nominated by Western Australian
industry training councils as valid pathways from school to a traditional trade apprenticeship.
Students in Year 11 and 12 attend school, train at a registered training organisation and are linked to an employer
for work placement. Students must complete required hours of work placement as nominated in the
Western Australian Pre-apprenticeship Program Business Rules 2015.
Benefits of Pre-Apprenticeships in Schools
Successful applicants for a Certificate II pre-apprenticeship will:
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undertake training while still completing their Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE);
have an industry endorsed pathway to a full-time apprenticeship;
receive credit for successful completion of units of competency; and
receive VET credit transfer towards the WACE;
Conditions to be met
Places for pre-apprenticeships in schools are limited. When applying, students will be required to:
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be commencing Year 11 or 12;
have a ‘C’ grade average at the end of Year 10;
have support from their school including endorsement of work readiness;
meet specific industry licensing requirements; and
meet Australian citizenship or visa requirements.
Student application process for Pre-Apprenticeships in Schools
Registered training organisations are responsible for managing the pre-apprenticeships in schools application
process; including marketing, recruitment and student selection processes for their respective programs.
Work placement
Registered training organisations will:
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coordinate work placements in partnership with the schools;
organise work placements within a timeframe agreed by all stakeholders; and
provide schools with evidence that the work placement has been established and monitored.
Fees and charges
Secondary school students undertaking pre-apprenticeships in schools as part of their secondary education are
exempt from tuition, resource and enrolment fees. However, some industries may require the students to purchase
uniforms, protective equipment, text books or trade equipment/tools.
Contact details
For queries relating to:
 the business rules, please contact Apprenticeship and Traineeship Policy on (08) 6551 5526 or email:
[email protected];
 pre-apprenticeship curriculum, please contact Training Curriculum Services on (08) 6212 9719 or email:
[email protected]; and
 funding,
please
contact
Service
Resource
Management
on
(08)
6551
5356
or
email: [email protected]
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2015 Pre-Apprenticeships in Schools
State
Pre-apprenticeship Title
ID
Automotive
National ID
Qualification Title
WC03
Vehicle Body Building
AUM20213
WC05
Outdoor Power Equipment
AUR20812
Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production Bus, Truck and Trailer
Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
WC06
Light Vehicle Servicing
AUR20512
Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology
WC07
Heavy Vehicle Servicing
AUR20512
Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology
WC09
Vehicle Body Painting
AUR20912
Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology
WC10
Panel Beating
AUR20912
Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology
Building and Construction
WC15
Painting and Decorating
52443WA
WC19
Plumbing
52700WA
Certificate II in Building and Construction (PathwaysTrades)
Certificate II in Plumbing
Electrotechnology
UEE22011
Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
Retail Baking
FDF20510
Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance
SIT20312
Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Electrical
WC20
Food
WC21
Hospitality and Tourism
WC22
Commercial Cookery/Patisserie
Light Manufacturing
WC23
Cabinet Making/Furniture Making
MSF20313
Certificate II in Furniture Making
WC24
Glass and Glazing
MSF20413
Certificate II in Glass and Glazing
MEM20105
Certificate II in Engineering
WC26
Mechanical Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning
Mechanical-Plant Mechanic
MEM20105
Certificate II in Engineering
WC27
Mechanical Fitter and Machinist
MEM20105
Certificate II in Engineering
WC28
Heavy Fabrication
MEM20105
Certificate II in Engineering
WC29
Light Fabrication
MEM20105
Certificate II in Engineering
WC31
Aeroskills Mechanical
MEA20411
Certificate II in Aeroskills
WC32
Avionics
MEA20411
Certificate II in Aeroskills
Metals, Manufacturing and Services
WC25
Primary Industry
WC33
Landscaping
AHC21610
Certificate II in Landscaping
WC34
Nursery
AHC20810
Certificate II in Retail Nursery
WC35
Parks and Gardens
AHC20610
Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
WC36
Turf
AHC20910
Certificate II in Sports Turf Management