What qualifications will my child receive?

No matter what your son or daughter’s interests or career goals, there’s bound to be a qualification available to suit them!

Apprenticeships and traineeships are offered in more than 500 occupations, ranging from traditional trades, engineering, manufacturing through to media, electronics, tourism, telecommunications, retail and financial services.

Agriculture, horticulture and related industries Automotive Building and Construction
Business services Finance services Food
Hairdressing Community services and health Information technology
Light manufacturing Local government Metals and Engineering
Printing Process manufacturing Property services
Public services Retail Seafood
Sport and recreation Telecommunications Tourism
Transport and distribution Utilities and energy  

Each state and territory has their own list of qualifications and we can support you to find the relevant qualifications for your child – get in touch with Apprenticeship Support Australia today on 1300 363 831.

Check out the full list of apprenticeship and traineeship qualifications available in your state or territory below:
New South Wales
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Western Australia
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Apprenticeships and traineeships can be offered across the following qualification levels:
  • Certificate II
  • Certificate III
  • Certificate IV
  • Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma

At each level of qualification from Certificate II to Certificate IV your child will need to show that they have gained specific skills and knowledge across:
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Communication skills
  • Working in teams
  • Workplace technology
  • Industry specific competencies

The complexity of the skills required increases at each level of qualification.
If your son or daughter is unsure about what career pathway is right for them, they can access our free Skillsroad careers portal – Australia’s number 1 destination for career advice. Here they will be able to complete a career quiz, research over 350 careers and see how well suited they are to different roles in our Job Fit Test. Sign up free here now!

Recognition of prior learning

Apprentices may receive formal recognition of their existing skills and knowledge to reduce the amount of study they must complete. 


For more information on how Apprenticeship Support Australian support your child through their apprenticeship, call us today on 1300 363 831.