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Why Choose AITC

Finish senior school & start your apprenticeship!

Engage in a flexible, dynamic, innovative and interactive senior school program while beginning work as a first year apprentice.

Studying at the AITC will lead to completion of your Queensland Certificate of Education. Begin your apprenticeship with a variety of trades – the AITC offers an extensive variety of pathways for young people who want to start their career.

Having identified your career of choice you will be extensively trained in a variety of skills sets to prepare you in your pursuit of an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Capitalising on these skills you will enter a structured work experience with a host of employers to demonstrate your capacity and commitment to gaining employment. Having stood out from the crowd and proving your value, you will enter into an apprenticeship or traineeship with your employer and begin to earn money as a first year apprentice or trainee.

Some examples of trades the young people have secured apprenticeships in include:

  1. Automotive
  2. Building Construction
  3. Engineering
  4. Electrical
  5. Plumbing
  6. Hairdressing
  7. Hospitality
  8. Bricklaying
  9. Telecommunications

There are over 600 apprenticeships and traineeships you can choose from!

Click here to see an A-Z list of Apprenticeships.

Click here to see an A-Z list of Traineeships

Enrolment Process

AITC has a three step enrolment process that ensures new students are a perfect fit for our curriculum and school. The process includes:

  • Complete an application click here
  • Submit the required documents as outlined by the College
  • Participate in Selection Day which includes leadership and team building activities, literacy and numeracy testing and where required, a personal interview.
    NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, virtual Selection Sessions will involve literacy and numeracy testing and a personal interview with the Campus Principal.

Prospective students

Kickstart your child’s industry career!

Students studying at the Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) earn while they learn by achieving their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and commencing a school based apprenticeship.

The goal of the College is to give young people the best of both worlds. That is, the completion of their senior education while they commence their apprenticeship with significant work experience.

The College implements a unique curriculum which allows young people to study senior QCE courses for five weeks, followed by seven weeks full time as an Australian school based apprentice in the real world of industry.

Our students complete their apprenticeships with real world training with employers across Australia.

Upon graduation from the AITC, the young people will achieve their Queensland Certificate of Education and have commenced their apprenticeship in a trade of choice.

On completion of Grade 12, they will transition into a full time apprenticeship or traineeship with approximately one third of their apprenticeship time completed (assuming that their performance and attitude has, and continues to, meet the required expectations of the employer).

Over 90% of the AITC graduates have transitioned into full time employment in their trade since 2008.

Enrolment Process

AITC has a three step enrolment process that ensures new students are a perfect fit for our curriculum and school. The process includes:

  • Complete an application click here
  • Submit the required documents as outlined by the College
  • Attend a Selection Day which includes boot camp, literacy and numeracy testing and where required, a personal interview.
    NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, virtual Selection Sessions will involve literacy and numeracy testing and a personal interview with the Campus Principal.

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What’s in it for you?

Apprentices with the right attitude

We select the best suited young people against standards and criteria identified by you.

Employment and Recruitment Staff dedicated to your business

Our professional recruiters and talent scouts are committed to ensuring a hassle-free recruitment experience.

College culture built upon core industry values

Respect, courage, honesty, hard work, mateship, pride and safety are the foundations on which we prepare our young people.

How do you go about finding the right apprentice?

Let us help you recruit – at NO cost! Our comprehensive AITC Work Experience Program allows you to observe the young people carrying out specific tasks in your workplace in blocks of 7 weeks full-time. This allows you to secure high quality young people who have proven themselves prior to being signed up as apprentices or trainees. The work experience and insurance cover for all work placements are arranged by the AITC at no cost to the employer. Talk to our dedicated Employment and Recruitment Team for all apprentice information.

To get involved, obtain the latest on apprentice incentives or get more apprentice information, please contact us

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