Approval to be an Employer Registered to Employ and Train Trainees or Apprentices Under a Training Contract - South Australia

Service summary

Traineeship and Apprenticeship Services Directorate, of the Department of State Development, administers the traineeship and apprenticeship system under delegation from the Training and Skills Commission.

Before a training contract can be approved, the employer's capacity to train needs to be assessed. To be approved, the employer must demonstrate that they can provide appropriate facilities, equipment, appropriate licences (if required), appropriately qualified or experienced supervisors, vocation and the scope of work to ensure adequate training in each of the trades or vocations for which they seek registration.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Nominal duration varies from 1 to 4 years fulltime depending on the trade or vocation.


Currently nil

Administering agency

Department of State Development
Traineeship & Apprenticeship Services

Act(s) name

Training & Skills Development Act 2008 (South Australia)

Contact details

Operating address:
Skills for All Infocentre
Ground Floor, 55 Currie Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 320
Adelaide SA 5001

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