Useful information and contacts
This list has been compiled to help you deal with any queries you may have that relate to apprenticeships which are not handled by the Department's Apprenticeship Office.
In general terms, queries relating to starting an apprenticeship or finding an apprentice/trainee or employer for an apprenticeship should be directed to an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider.
Queries relating to the training contract once an apprenticeship/traineeship has been established should be directed to the Apprenticeship Office on 13 19 54 (if you're outside of Western Australia, please call (08) 6551 5499).
Roles and responsibilities fact sheet may be helpful if you have an enquiry but are unsure whom to contact.
Download a printable and text-only version of the useful information and contacts fact sheet [PDF 159 KB]
|Wages, award conditions and other training and/or work related matters|
For enquiries about incentive payments or funding support, contact your AASN provider.
Fair Work Ombudsman (if employed under a Federal award)
T: 13 13 94
Group training organisations (GTOs)
Group training is an employment and training arrangement where an organisation employs apprentices and/or trainees under a training contract and places them with host employers.
Download a list of Group Training Organisations in WA
(current as of June 2015).
Priority Start – Building
Priority Start – Building (PSB) is a policy for Government contracting arrangements in the building and construction industry.
Note: for all enquiries about PSB, please contact the Department's Programs branch.
For all enquiries related to Priority Start – Building (PSB):
For enquiries relating to superannuation, please contact the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
T: 13 10 20
Travel and accommodation allowance (TAA)
If you are an apprentice/trainee or employer, email
email@example.com for all queries regarding the TAA.
If you are a training provider, email
firstname.lastname@example.org all queries regarding the TAA.
For general enquiries, call the TAA team on (08) 6551 5494.
The following links may be helpful.
Wageline (if employed under a State award)
T: 1300 655 266
Workplace health and safety (WHS/OHS/OSH)
T: 1300 307 877
For training providers|
State Training and Recognition System (STARS)
Registered training providers will find useful information on the STARS website.
Training Record System (TRS)
Registered training providers and AASNs may apply to access the Department's Training Record System for the apprentices and trainees they are responsible for.
For access to TRS, please
use the appropriate form from this list.
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