You will be paid under either a Trade Apprentice Award or the National Training Wage. In most instances, the State Government will pay for the bulk of your training costs for your Apprenticeship or Traineeship so long as you are a new employee to the business.
How much you earn depends on the industry you are in, the job you are doing and which industrial arrangement you come under:
Contact the Fair Work infoline (Fair Work Ombudsman) on 13 13 94 for up-to-date information on workplace rights, rules and pay.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has put together a webinar and video on helping organise finances for getting a car and moving out of home. Check out https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/life-events-and-you/under-25s
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Australian Apprenticeships are an Australian Government initiative.
Australian Apprenticeships Centres will be changing from mid next year to Australian Apprenticeship Support Networks