Students must be employed as an apprentice or trainee and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland South West is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).
The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.
For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service (QTIS)
Delivered in workplaces throughout Queensland
- personal stationery (pens and paper)
- a valid email address
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) relevant to the workplace such as:
- safety footwear compliant with the Australian Standard AS 2210
- long sleeve, high-visibility shirts
- long trousers
It is also recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online systems, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at a number of TAFE Queensland locations.
As a traineeship, this qualification is delivered over the following durations:
- Full-Time: up to 2 years (24 months)
- Part-Time: up to 4 years (48 months)
You will undertake training and assessment in the workplace with visits from the trainer/assessor.
As a full-time trainee, you will complete the theory component of your training at designated times negotiated with your employer. Practical training will be conducted in the workplace.
As a school-based trainee, you will undertake training at least 1 day per school week, with training and assessment to be conducted in the workplace. It is expected that you complete the theory component of your training either at school in designated study periods, or as part of your homework. Practical training will be undertaken in the workplace.
Tutorial assistance is also offered to all students by negotiation.
You may be eligible to apply to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland for a Forklift Licence and/or an Order Picker Licence on successful completion of High Risk Work (HRW) licence assessment (if you have completed the appropriate units). Your High Risk Work (HRW) licence application (including Assessment Summary AS1) must be lodged online within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. An application fee is payable at time of lodgement. Following lodgement, enquiries regarding your application should be directed to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.