Process to establish a School Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship (SBAT)

in Public Schools NSW

Tips for students and schools on how to look for an SBAT 

1-6 Step Guide  A step by step guide to establishing a School Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship for school SBAT Coordinator 

Startmytrade Registration guide  detailed directions with screen shots on how to register a student on Startmytrade

Details of My Job Form

Employer Duty of Care Form

Financial Incentive Changes for Employers - from 1 July 2022

Financial incentives available to employers who hire a school based trainee or apprentice have changed.  You can read more information and download a factsheet on these changes here.

The SBAT employer brochures will be updated soon.

If employers have any further questions, please direct them to their chosen Apprenticeship Network Provider.

Monitoring and Completion

SBAT Catch up Questionnaire paper version - complete once per term for each SBAT student Digital Version

SBAT Catch up Questionnaire Google form alternatively, students may complete this online form

Checklist for school SBAT Coordinator to follow process from commencement to completion (complete one per student)

NSW SBAT Incident Report  Report an injury at work to DoE SBAT Officer

Cancellation of an SBAT

Cancellation form  Employer and student to complete. Forward to your SBAT Officer for processing.

Primary Industries - Risk Assessment Requirements

Risk Assessment  employer to complete re methods used for mustering and other hazards on farm

Educational Pathways Program (EPP) News

Participating Schools


20 May 2022


DoE SBAT Resources order work record booklets and promotional brochures for employers and parents


SBAT in NSW Guidelines

Web Links

DoE SBAT information replaces website from 2020

Traineeship/Apprenticeship search Training Services NSW link.Tick Show school based only, and type a keyword to search for an SBAT course


NESA VET Stage 6 ICF courses Find the NESA syllabus for Industry Curriculum Framework courses

NESA BEC course search link Find the NESA syllabus for a Board Endorsed Course

NESA ICF course and exam numbers Find NESA course numbers and exam numbers for Industry Curriculum Framework courses

Support Links

Apprenticeship Network Providers List Also listed on the back side of Details of My Job Form

Life Launcher website Explore careers, courses, industries 

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways Information Service



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