Existing worker traineeships: Develop your workforce for the future!

Want to boost and build business capability, to stand out from the competition and grow your customer base? Would you like to save money on recruitment, by upskilling the staff you already have?
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If you're looking for a way to develop your team, with quality nationally accredited training supporting industry best practice and regulatory requirements, or to recognise the skills your workers already have and offer career progression pathways through upskilling, existing worker traineeships could be just what you're looking for.

Maybe you want to build leadership skills in your workforce, to meet the requirements of your business now and into the future? Existing worker traineeships can offer this too!

Your team will deepen and broaden their workplace skills and knowledge and get a nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) qualification. 

The exciting news is, selected existing worker traineeships in priority areas including aged care and community support; information technology and cyber security; construction; childcare; and early education services are now available with reduced course fees!

Existing worker traineeships are delivered by a program of structured on the job learning, managed by an accredited TAFE college or private training provider, and on the job learning via work-based projects. To ensure minimal disruption to your workplace productivity, he extent of any off the job training will be negotiated between yourself and the training provider to ensure that business needs are accommodated.

What qualifications are available?

There's over 60 qualifications at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level that are currently funded as an existing worker traineeship through the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development.

Find out more

To find out how an existing worker traineeship could develop your workforce, please visit our Jobs and Skills WA website at jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/ewt for full details and a list of available qualifications.

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