The Minister for Education and Training has endorsed the setting of the minimum part time hours per week of paid work and supervised training for school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs). This setting was determined following extensive stakeholder consultation and confirms current practice.
The setting is identified on the Public Register of Prescribed VET Qualifications. It states a school-based training contract comprises of:
Please note that the setting identifies the minimum hours of paid work and allows employers and SBATs to negotiate longer hours of work, if required.
A fact sheet School-based apprenticeships and traineeships: Minimum hours per week is available on the Department’s website at dtwd.wa.gov.au/apprenticeship-office