How to complete

Your apprenticeship or traineeship will get you off to a flying start in your chosen career. Once you’ve completed your studies, there are a number of pathways you can take.

Competency Based Completion

Once you’ve completed your qualification, you and your employer may want to apply for Competency Based Completion. This allows you to finish your training before the scheduled end date.

If you believe you are competent and your employer supports your application, you can submit your completed form at your local Training Services NSW Centre.

If your employer doesn’t support your request for a Competency Based Completion, you can ask Training Services NSW to help resolve the dispute.

Full Term Completion

Apprenticeships and traineeships are usually approved for a period of around 12-48 months. This gives you time to do integrated training with your employer and your training organisation.

It’s expected that at the end of your term, you’ll have completed your formal training (qualification) and met industry standards through your workplace training.

Once your training organisation and employer have advised us that you have successfully completed your training and met industry standards, you’ll be able to apply for your Certificate of Proficiency.


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