If you look up pre apprenticeships you will find a truckload being advertised for Semester 2.
All of the TAFE colleges and lots of other colleges seem to be advertising them so the level of competition for each place may be down.
Most of the pre-apprenticeship programs offered are Certificate II’s.
Students can meet entry with OLNA, NAPLAN, or by completing a Certificate I or II program at school. They can also complete a Certificate I or II in General Education or a similar bridging program at a number of TAFE campuses.
TAFE colleges generally require that students are at least 15 years old. It is an adult learning environment and they will be mixing with adults.
The enrolment process usually involves:
- Finding some courses online.
- Apply by providing a resume with school results and references.
- Go to an interview where you do your best to impress. See the Skillsroad video and the Youth Central site for tips.
If you get a place you need to work like crazy to impress through any contact with either lecturers or potential employers. There aren’t many apprenticeships going so you need to make a good impression while you have the chance.
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