The training contract is used in all states and territories for apprenticeships and traineeships and and is a legally binding contract between an employer and employee.
The training contract must be completed in full by the employer, the apprentice/trainee, and a parent or legal guardian if the apprentice/trainee is younger than 18 years of age.
The training contract contains:
See also Employment requirements
All apprentices and trainees must be either part-time or full-time employees. They cannot be casual employees as they must have:
The Tasmanian Traineeships and Apprenticeships Committee (TTAC) has developed a number of policies to support changes to the training contract. They include requests for:
Visit the TTAC page for more detailed information on TTAC Policies and Guidelines.
All requests to vary the training contract are co-ordinated by the employer's nominated Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and must be signed by all parties to the training contract.
All changes to the training contract will not take effect until it is approved by TTAC.
Employers should contact their local Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP Search) who will be able to assist them with all aspects of the training contract.
For more information on training contracts contact Skills Tasmania on 1800 655 846.