Forms and fact sheets for variations

Forms and fact sheets for variations

Assignment (transfer) to a new employer

A training contract entered into between an apprentice or trainee and an employer may be transferred (assigned) from one employer to another, provided that the current employer, the prospective employer and the apprentice or trainee agree. Further information is provided in the fact sheet, included with the form.
 

(Also available here in Word version)

Cancellation due to apprentice abandonment

A training contract may be cancelled if an employer is not able to train an apprentice adequately or the apprentice is not fulfilling their obligations under the contract, due to the apprentice abandoning their training contract. 
 

Extension

A training contract may be extended if both the apprentice or trainee and the employer agree. Extension notices must be received by Apprenticeship Office before the expiry date of the training contract.
 
Extension during probation period

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Suspension

A training contract may be suspended for a period of time if both the apprentice or trainee and the employer agree. Prior approval from Apprenticeship Office is required if the period of suspension exceeds a continuous period of 12 months.
 

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Suspension of a training contract due to serious misconduct 

A training contract may be suspended by the employer due to alleged serious misconduct by the apprentice or trainee. More information is available in the fact sheet that's included with the form.
 

Termination

Please view the following fact sheets and/or forms regarding the different termination types for a training contract. 
 

  • Without apprentice consent — There is a process to be followed if an employer wishes to terminate a training contract and the apprentice or trainee does not consent to the termination. You may contact your nominated Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider for advice and guidance.

Other variation types

For other variations such as a change to the qualification or trade, the nominated training provider, or the employment type or arrangements, please use the following form. A fact sheet is included with the form, to provide further information about these variation types. 

Notice to vary a training contract fact sheet and form

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Page last updated July 28, 2020