Can My Employer Cancel My Apprenticeship?

Do employers get paid for having an apprentice?


Once the apprenticeship is completed and signed off by the RTO and the employer, the employee will be paid the tradesperson’s pay rate.

Training entitlements.

Your apprentice will undertake training as part of their training contract, and must be paid for this time..

Can you put an apprenticeship on hold?

Your training contract can be suspended by mutual agreement between you and your employer. You cannot be forced to suspend your training contract with your employer. You cannot simply cease work temporarily without the consent of your employer.

Can I be made redundant as an apprentice?

The only entitlement not granted to apprentices is redundancy pay in the case of a legal redundancy. Further, an apprentice cannot claim unfair dismissed if dismissed at the conclusion of apprenticeship. … School-based apprentices should be paid in full for the hours worked for the employer.

Can you reduce an apprentices hours?

Most apprenticeships are offered in partnership with a training organisation (a college or learning provider). Apprentices normally work at least 30 hours a week. However, an apprentice’s weekly hours can be reduced if their apprenticeship programme is extended. An apprentice must receive the appropriate minimum wage.

How do I change my employer apprenticeship?

If either you or your employer wants to transfer your apprenticeship or traineeship to a new employer, you’ll both need to sign an Application to Transfer form and lodge it with Training Services NSW. A transfer can only occur if it’s by mutual agreement with your current employer and your new employer.

Do apprentices have employment rights?

Most modern apprentices are categorised as employees, which entitles them to a wide range of statutory work rights including: at least 20 days paid holiday a year (plus bank holidays); at least the National Minimum Wage for apprentices; rest breaks; health and safety protection; and a contract of employment or training …

Can an apprentice claim unfair dismissal?

How is an apprentice different to a regular employee? An apprentice will typically be an employee. They will therefore benefit from all related rights, such as the right to claim unfair dismissal (subject to them being employed for at least 2 years) and protection against discrimination.

Can I do apprenticeship twice?

The short answer to this is: No. An apprenticeship or traineeship combines employment and formal education towards a vocational qualification. Once you have a qualification you are unable to do the same qualification again.

Who pays the apprenticeship wage?

Apprenticeship funding is available for employers from the government. The size of the funding you will receive varies depending on whether you pay the apprenticeship levy or not. Prior to 1st April 2019, non-levy paying companies had to pay 10% of the cost of training and assessing each apprentice.

Can apprentices work more than 40 hours?

Apprentices should work for a minimum of 30 hours a week and a maximum of 40. Time spent off the job at a college or in training is included. Part-time apprenticeships can be agreed by your employer, at a minimum of 16 hours per week, for example where apprentices have caring responsibilities.

Do apprentices get a tool allowance?

Like other employees, apprentices and trainees are eligible to receive entitlements such as leave (sick leave, annual leave, parental leave, bereavement leave) and allowances (tool allowance, uniform or laundry allowance, travel allowance) as set out in the relevant legislation, industrial award or agreement.

What happens if my apprenticeship is terminated?

If a contract of apprenticeship is terminated early for another reason (for example, poor performance) the apprentice may be able to claim compensation, which could include: Wages for the remainder of the contract of apprenticeship; Loss of training; and. Loss of status/ reduction in future employment prospects.

How do I cancel my apprenticeship?

1) If your employer does not agree with the cancellation of the apprenticeship/traineeship, you should contact the nearest Training Services NSW office for assistance – ph 13 28 11. 2) The office will ask you to put your request for cancellation in writing.