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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 Veterinary Nursing. 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
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information on Australian Apprenticeships.
Pay rates for trainees and apprentices in Rural Industries are set out
in Federal and State industrial awards and agreements. Your pay rate will
be dependent upon the arrangement which is in place for your employer
and his or her employees.
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
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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