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Australian Apprenticeships
An Australian Apprenticeship in the Rural Industries will provide you with the training to kickstart your career. Australian Apprenticeships are available in Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care. At the completion of your Australian Apprenticeship you will gain an industry qualification that is recognised throughout Australia. You may even begin through the study of vocational courses at school. See your Careers Counsellor for details or click here for more information on Australian Apprenticeships.

Wages
Pay rates for trainees in Rural Industries are determined by Federal and State awards. Your pay rate will be dependent upon the enterprise activity of your employer.

You will need to discuss wage rates with your potential employer. For general information about wage rates you can refer to the Rural Skills Australia Website and refer to your relevant State/Territory page. Alternatively, you may wish to check the Fair Work Online site.

Further Information
For more information, contact Rural Skills Australia on 1800-647-798, or call the Centrelink Career Information Centre on 02-9209-1650. Also, check out the new careers website www.myfuture.edu.au.

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