Apprenticeship and Traineeship Policy

This page contains information to assist Apprenticeship Network Providers (ANPs) 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 CentresApprenticeship Network Providers play a key role in advising employers, workers and job-seekers about opportunities available through apprenticeships and traineeships.

ANPs 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.

Regulatory Information for Apprenticeship Network Providers

The Information for Apprenticeship Network Providers [Pdf 831Kb] is a procedural document that instructs ANPs on the administrative requirements they are bound to in NSW. The document relates primarily to the training contract between a NSW employer and the apprentice or trainee.

ANP Information Bulletins

ANP 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 ANP secure site.


Listing of all Apprenticeship and Traineeship forms.


NSW Apprenticeship and Traineeship application approvals and In Training statistics.

Looking for an Apprenticeship Network Provider?

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

Page last updated: 07 April 2016