What should I be paid?
The wages and conditions of employment for apprentices and trainees are protected by industrial legislation with most awards having special coverage for apprentices and trainees.
Your training contract names the award at question 38.
Check out your award at any of the following:
- NSW Public Sector Awards and Modern Awards and Agreements by industry or phone 13 16 28.
- Federal Awards or phone 13 13 94.
Use the trainee wage calculators from the Fair Work Ombudsman website to find minimum pay rates for trainees in common industries.
National minimum wage
For more information phone 13 13 94 or ask your union.