Australian School-Based Apprenticeships (ASBAs)

Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASBAs) offer students, 15 years of age or over, the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised vocational qualification by combining paid work and training as part of their educational program at college.

Students train for a minimum of 8 hours in the workplace and a minimum of 3 hours off the job training weekly for a Certificate II qualification and a minimum of 15 hours a week for a Certificate III qualification. On completion of an ASBA, students receive a nationally recognised vocational qualification and an ACT Senior Secondary Certificate.

ASBAs are available in a wide variety of industries including: Building & Construction, Hairdressing, Community Services (Aged Care & Child Care), Business, Information Technology, Plumbing, Electro Technology and Hospitality.

If you are interested in exploring an ASBA, please see the Careers staff in N Block.

If you are already undertaking an ASBA, please let us know in Careers.

If you are an employer looking to employ a student under an ASBA arrangement, please contact the school on 02 6142 0140 to discuss options.