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Is a traineeship considered employment?

Yes. Trainees are required to be employed full-time or part-time during their paid traineeship (which is a type of Australian Apprenticeship).

The workplace experience gained during your traineeship is considered employment and can be added to your resume.

Traineeships are a combination of study and hands-on work experience. These contribute towards a certificate-level qualification.

Traineeships that include full-time or part-time employment allow you to work and earn a qualification while being paid.

This also applies to school-based trainees. A school-based traineeship blends school, formal study and workplace experience. Your part-time employment as a school-based trainee is considered work history and can be added to your resume.

This can be a major benefit when starting your career, expanding your skills and finding work in your chosen field.

Learn more about traineeship types that MIGAS offers, and view our Jobs Board for current opportunities.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and emerging, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.