Welcome to the Apprenticeship Office

The Department of Training and Workforce Development Apprenticeship Office registers and administers training contracts, as well as regulating the apprenticeship system in Western Australia, in accordance with Part 7 of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (the Act) and the associated Regulations.

For further information visit About us

 

You can contact the Apprenticeship Office by:

Phone 13 19 54 (for callers outside Western Australia, please call (08) 6551 5499); or

Email apprenticeshipoffice@dtwd.wa.gov.au

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 News and updates

To ensure that Apprenticeship Office stakeholders, apprentices, trainees and employers in Western Australia have up to date information, the Department of Training and Workforce Development Apprenticeship Office will provide news and updates here. 

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Workshop: training contract completion requirements - PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

 1 September 2016

The Apprenticeship Office is committed to providing ongoing education to stakeholders with regards to our processes and compliance requirements. We will be offering a series of information sessions and workshops in the future and the details will be published on our website as they become available.

The following workshop focuses on training contract completion requirements, as prescribed in Regulation 52 of the VET Regulations:  

Regulation 52 training contract completion requirements

When:            26 October 2016 2 – 3pm

Where:           Ground Floor, Optima Building 16 Parkland Road, Osborne Park

This workshop is aimed at staff within Registered Training Organisations who are responsible for advising the Apprenticeship Office of the training contract completion.  

To register your interest in attending this session or a future session, please click here.

Please note: registration is required per individual attending.

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Apprenticeship Office – First Anniversary

15 August 2016

It is now over one year since the Apprenticeship Office was established on 1 July 2015. Below are some statistics from the actions during our first year of operation to 30 June 2016:  

  • Number of training contracts registered: 25 282

  • Number of lodged contracts that had undergone further assessment: 9 063

  • Number of training contracts where registration was refused: 98

  • Average time taken to register a training contract: 6.5 days

  • Number of variations to training contracts assessed and processed: 17 308

  • Number of callers assisted: 22 578

  • Number of contacts with employers/apprentices providing advice about training plans: 12 038

  • Number of overdue training plans recovered: 4 760

  • Number of training plans audited: 461

The Apprenticeship Office would like to thank our stakeholders for your support and cooperation over the last year. We look forward to continuing to work with you to improve the efficiency of the administration of training contracts and the quality and integrity of the apprenticeship system in Western Australia.

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