How much should you be paid?

You will be paid under either a Trade Apprentice Award or the National Training Wage.

How much you earn depends on the industry you are in, the job you are doing and which industrial arrangement you come under:

  • an Industry Award
  • an Individual Transitional Employment Agreement (ITEA)
  • a Certified Agreement
  • a State or Territory approved contract of employment.

Contact the Fair Work infoline (Fair Work Ombudsman) on 13 13 94 for up-to-date information on workplace rights, rules and pay.

Follow this link to view the 37 modern awards to including employment conditions relating to Apprentices, Trainees and Juniors as at 17 December 2014. [LINK TO DOCUMENT]

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