Commencing a Traineeship

New Worker and Existing Worker Traineeships

Step 1 (New trainees only) Find an employer or contact your AASN provider who can assist you with finding an employer.

Step 2 (New and existing trainees) Contact the Apprenticeship Office to sign a contract. Nominate Royal Life Saving WA as your preferred training provider.

Step 3 Royal Life Saving WA will contact the Department of Training and Workforce Development to request a training number (CPS) , this can take up to three (3) weeks.

Step 4 We will then contact your employer and book an initial appointment to commence your traineeship.

School-Based Traineeships

Step 1 Find an employer or contact your AASN provider who can assist you with finding an employer.

Indigenous students can contact SMYL, a Group Training Organisation (Employer), and they will source a Host Employer on your behalf.

Step 2 Sign a contract with the Apprenticeship OfficeNominate Royal Life Saving WA as your preferred training provider. Your school and parent/guardian will also need to agree to the traineeship.

Step 3 Royal Life Saving WA will contact the Department of Training and Workforce Development to request a training number (CPS),  this can take up to 3 weeks

Step 4 We will then contact your employer and book an initial appointment to commence your traineeship.

Download the Trainee & Parent/Guardian responsibilities here

Download the Employer/Host Employer responsibilities here

Download the Training Organisations (RTO) responsibilities here 

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