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FAQs for Industry Insiders

AATIS Information & Resources

Is AATIS closing down?

The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (AATIS) is transitioning elements of the service to a new website delivered by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR).

The Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website (www.aapathways.com.au), along with AATIS’ social media accounts, will be decommissioned by 31 December 2023.

Information about the transition and closure can be found in the news section here.

What is AATIS and how can it help me?

The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (AATIS) consists of useful information and resources for students, job hunters, employers and industry insiders.

As an Industry Insider you can access information and resources such as our Practice Aptitude Quizzes and Field Officer Briefs, data and analysis, news and events and AATIS marketing materials.

Can I still download resources?

There are a range of downloadable resources available that you can use, including many that are customisable with your organisation logo and call to action. You can find more information about AATIS resources on the Helpful Resources page.

What data does AATIS have that can assist me?

The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service (AATIS) provides current training package qualification updates and summaries of the National Apprentice and Trainee Collection statistics.

AATIS also conducts research that influences on how our information is provided and what information industry is seeking. If you would like to stay up to date with our research subscribe to the Industry Insiders newsletter by clicking on the subscribe button below.

Training Information

Where can I find Training Package Qualification updates?

AATIS provides a summary of training package qualification updates, which are included in our newsletters or you can access directly from the website. The Field Officer Briefs also provide current up to date information including summaries and availabilty data tables.

Where can I find training package rules?

Packaging rules for each qualification are detailed on the National Register of VET - training.gov.au

Where can I find RTO's that deliver Australian Apprenticeship training?

Each state or territory have an approved list of Registered Training Organisations which you can access through the State or Territory Training Authority.

Your Career also has a list of approved training providers.

Eligibility and Incentives

How do I find out if someone is eligible to do an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Your local Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider is the only organisation that can confirm if someone meets all of the eligibility criteria for a particular apprenticeship or traineeship. They will also be able to identify incentives and financial support the employer and the apprentice or trainee are eligible for.

Where can I access information about incentives?

Incentives have changed from 1 July 2022, and information about the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System is available on the federal government website for employers and Australian Apprentices.

The Australian Apprenticeships Priority List have occupations that are experiencing a skills shortage and could attract a wage subsidy for the employer and the Australian Apprentice. You will also find links to the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List on Job and Training Descriptions where the qualification may meet the occupation requirements.

Each state or territory government have initiatives an/or incentives that can apply to an employer and the Australian Apprentice, these can include fee free apprenticeships, travel and accommodation, funding programs for employers and car registration rebates.

Always check with the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider in your state or territory for assistance.

Code of Conduct

Are there Codes of Conduct for Australian Apprenticeships and those involved?

The National Code of Good Practice for Australian Apprenticeships has been developed to assist both the employer and the Australian Apprentice on understanding their obligations and expectations under the Training Contract.

The Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Code of Conduct outlines the rights and responsibilities of Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) providers .

The National Standards for Group Training Organisations sets out the rights and responsibilities of Group Training Organisations (GTO's)

The Australian Skills Quality Authority outlines the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

For information about Australian Apprenticeships please contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider or for general training enquires please contact the Skilling Australia Hotline on 1800 020 108.