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Are you a motivated young person who is dedicated to building a career as a tradesperson, technician, engineer, or project manager? If so then the ARA school-based apprenticeship program just might be for you!

The ARA school-based apprenticeship program is committed to supporting and integrating theory with practice. The on-the-job focus prepares you with the skills needed to succeed in the various industries in which we operate.

School-based apprenticeship opportunities include:

  • Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start)
  • Certificate III in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Certificate III in Electronics and Communication
  • Certificate III in Locksmithing
  • Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • Certificate III in Engineering (Fabrication Trade)
  • Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

What is a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship

School-based Apprenticeships or Traineeships (SBATs) are similar to other apprenticeships or traineeships. They are commenced part-time as part of secondary schooling. Students who undertake an SBAT earn a wage, work with an employer, and train towards an accredited qualification while undertaking their high school certificate.

Career Opportunities

Successful candidates will be given the opportunity for full-time employment with ARA upon graduation. Additional training and development opportunities will be available to enable you to specialise in your preferred area of interest.

Who can do a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship
To be eligible you must be:

  • Eligible to do an Australian Apprenticeship. This includes being eligible to work in your state or territory
  • Undertaking secondary education and have approval from the school
  • Have the approval of a parent or caregiver if under 18 years of age.

Submit your interest for working with The ARA Group