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How do I write a CV for an apprenticeship?

How do I write a CV for an apprenticeship?

StoryGetting your CV started. First things first, this is a guide to the perfect apprenticeship or entry-level CV. Your details. Your details are arguably the most important part of your CV. Personal statement. Education. Skills. Employment history / work experience. Interests. References.

When should you start applying for apprenticeships?

When should I apply for an apprenticeship? As soon as you see a vacancy that interests you, apply for it, just like you would with any other job. Typically, this will be a few months before the start date. So, you should start looking around six months before you’d ideally like to start.

Do I need experience for an apprenticeship?

You don’t need work experience to get ahead “Apprenticeships are a great first step in a career,” says Charlotte Domanski, knowledge and research manager for Business in the Community. But don’t underestimate the value to employers of other skills and experience you might have gained.

Is apprentice an experience?

On a basic one-to-one scale, an apprenticeship is typically seen as work experience – for example, one year of apprenticeship would be equivalent to one year of work experience. However, an apprenticeship provides a multitude of additional benefits for workers, since it includes on-the-job training and free education.

Who pays for an apprenticeship?

ANPs are funded by the Australian Government and services provided by ANPs are free to employers. For a list of ANPs, refer to the Australian Apprenticeships website or phone the Australian Apprenticeships referral line on

What happens if you leave an apprenticeship early?

You can choose to leave your apprenticeship early. You might be asked to repay some of your training costs if you do this. If you are fired or made redundant, you should contact your learning provider – they can help you to find a new employer.

How much notice does an apprentice need?

Section 12 of the Apprentice and Traineeship Act requires your employer to notify Training Services NSW of the termination of your employment within 14 days.

Can you complete an apprenticeship early?

In NSW apprentices and trainees can complete their training contract ahead of time. This is known as competency-based completion (previously known as ‘early completion’).

What rights do apprentices have?

As an apprentice you’ll get the same entitlements as other employees, such as annual leave, sick leave, public holidays and breaks. Awards and registered agreements can have specific entitlements or rules that apply to apprentices. Other entitlements, like overtime and pay increases, are different in each award.

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