Apprentice Support

Apprentice Support

  • CITSA provides specialised support for Apprentices studying at CIT through:
  • Class visits
  • Campus events
  • Fee & Financial Help for Student Invoices
  • Connecting with Apprenticeship Network Providers
  • Accessing and printing TechStreet Australian Standards
  • Support to access Trade Support Loans & Apprentice Incentive Payments
  • Advocating for your rights
  • Plus much more, reach out for a chat next time you’re on campus or give us a call.

 

Helpful links for Apprentices

How to become an apprentice and CIT services provided to apprentices:
Apprentices : Canberra Institute of Technology (cit.edu.au)
 
For information about your rights and entitlements as an apprentice:
Fair Work – Apprentices and trainees – Fair Work Ombudsman
 
CIT course fees – are you eligible for a 50% concession on your fees? Check the eligibility here:
CIT Australian Apprentice Income Threshold Form : Canberra Institute of Technology
 
There are a number of financial incentives and payments for apprentices and trainees to help you manage the cost of starting, and completing your qualification. Check out the current incentives for ACT apprentices/trainees here:
Financial Incentives and Payments for Apprentices and Trainees | Sarina Russo (sarinarusso-prod-webcoda.azurewebsites.net)
 
Do you fall under any of these payment and allowance categories for ACT apprentices and trainees?
sra-apprentice-incentive-brochure.pdf (sarinarusso-prod-webcoda.azurewebsites.net)
 
Do you need a loan to cover the cost of living whilst studying your apprenticeship? Eligible apprentices can apply for an Australian Apprenticeship Support Loan of up to $24,492 over the duration of your apprenticeship:
Australian Apprenticeship Support Loans – Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Australian Government (dewr.gov.au)
 
New Energy Apprentices commencing from 1 January 2023 are eligible to receive up to $10,000 during their Australian Apprenticeship and work with an industry mentor from July 2023:
New Energy Apprenticeships Program Flyer – Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Australian Government (dewr.gov.au)
 
Does your apprenticeship fall under the New Energy Apprentices Program? Check here:
Appendix A – Australian Apprenticeship Priority List – 1 January 2024 – Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Australian Government (dewr.gov.au)
 
For more information, support or guidance, contact Chloe, our apprentice specialist on: 6207 4863 or visit the CITSA desk near the Yala Plus Canteen (ground floor E block) at CIT Fyshwick.