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


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.



Act(s) name

Training & Skills Development Act 2008 South Australia

Additional information

Please provide supporting evidence to assist with the assessment of your application. This may include:
Photo or video evidence of the workplace, equipment and machinery the apprentice or trainee will be working in or using.
Relevant occupational license details.
Certificates of Compliance (for registration in the Electrical, Plumbing and Gas-fitting trades).

Administering agency

Traineeship & Apprenticeship Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Mailing address: GPO Box 320
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1800673097
Fax: 0881241401
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