To get the most out of your apprenticeship, you want to choose the right training courses and an employer in an industry that matches your skills and interests. Securing the right apprenticeship from the get-go will set you up for success, working in a field you enjoy, for an employer who can help you build a career.
But with so many apprenticeship options, how do you find the one that's right for you?
If you have someone who has done an apprenticeship among your family or friends, this can be a great place to start and get some first-hand advice. You can also lookout for free events, like VERTO's Meet the Tradie series, that give you an opportunity to meet people doing these jobs.
You can also find help matching your skills and interests with an apprenticeship online, using VERTO's Careergate tool. It's a free online tool, supported by friendly and experienced career specialists, that helps you explore options and find the right study and apprenticeship path.
From online tools and questionnaires to match your interests to a study and career path to applying for apprenticeship vacancies in your area, CareerGate has all you need to get started.
If you're ready to dive in, get started here. CareerGate is simple and easy to use, following an intuitive five step process. You'll need about 30-45 minutes to complete all the steps. It's also a good idea to have your resume on hand, so you can upload it and start looking for an apprenticeship straightaway.