Apprenticeship and Traineeship Policy

This page contains information to assist the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) to operate in the NSW Apprenticeship and Traineeship system. It includes access to NSW regulatory and policy information and guidelines, forms and statistical information.


Australian Apprenticeships CentresThe Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) plays a key role in advising employers, workers and job-seekers about opportunities available through apprenticeships and traineeships.

AASNs are contracted by the Commonwealth Government to explain to employers, apprentices and trainees the rules that apply in NSW and the financial assistance that may be available. They provide support to employers, apprentices and trainees throughout the life of the training contract.

AASN Information Bulletins

AASN Information bulletins provide explanations for new processing and reporting requirements.

Policy and Procedures

Policy and Procedures provide information about regulatory and administrative matters relating to apprenticeships and traineeships.

Vocational Training Guidelines

Vocational Training Guidelines are established under the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001. They specify provisions in relation to the approval of apprenticeships and traineeships in NSW.


Access the AASN secure site.


Listing of all Apprenticeship and Traineeship forms.


NSW Apprenticeship and Traineeship application approvals and In Training statistics.

Looking for an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider?

Go to the Commonwealth Australian Apprenticeships website to find an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider near you.

Page last updated: 23 September 2021