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
- closed-in shoes
- personal stationery, including pens
- a valid and appropriate email address
You will also require 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.
When attending blocks/classes at TAFE, you will need to bring along your learning and assessment materials.
This course is delivered flexibly, over a 1 year duration. You will complete your training externally, and also participate in block training at TAFE. Within the duration of the program, you must attend a minimum of 5 training blocks at TAFE. Please refer to the Timetable for detail regarding block dates and times. To attend blocks, you must book in for the blocks you will be attending 14 days prior to the block commencement date. ABSTUDY is available if you are eligible and wish to attend blocks at Toowoomba and/or Nurunderi. To meet ABSTUDY requirements you must apply a minimum of 6 weeks prior to the block dates.
The following is strongly recommended if you would like to undertake this qualification:
Screening for, and if necessary, vaccination against the following diseases (NHMRC Australian Immunisation Handbook 9th edition):
- Tuberculosis (Mantoux test and x-ray)
- Varicella zoster virus (chicken pox)
- Pertussis (whooping cough)