Traineeships

If you employ a trainee in WA’s construction sector, the Construction Training Fund Traineeship Program can provide eligible employers with grants of up to $15,000 across a range of building and construction traineeships over the duration of a training contract registered with the Department of Training and Workforce Development.

Construction traineeships 

Qualification

Term months

Base grant ($)

Pre-app bonus ($)

Female bonus ($)

Cert II in Building Maintenance

12

4,000

-

500

Cert II in Building & Construction Pathway - Para-professional

12

4,000

-

500

Cert II in Building & Construction Pathway - Trades

12

4,000

-

500

Cert IV in Building & Construction - Estimating

24

8,000

2,000

1,000

Cert IV in Building & Construction - Site Management

24

8,000

2,000

1,000

Cert II in Civil Construction

12

4,000

 

500

Cert III in Civil Construction

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Bituminous Surfacing

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Bridge Construction & Maintenance

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Foundations

18

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Plant Operations

24

8,000

 

1, 000

Cert III in Civil - Road Construction & Maintenance

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Road Marking

12

4,000

 

500

Cert IV in Civil - Supervision

18

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Traffic Management

24

8, 000

 

1, 000

Cert III in Civil - Trenchless Technology

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Civil - Tunnel Construction

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert II in Construction

12

4,000

 

500

Cert III in Demolition

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Dogging

12

4,000

 

500

Cert II in Drainage

18

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Pipelaying

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Rigging

24

8,000

 

1,000

Cert III in Scaffolding

12

4,000

 

500

Cert III in Steelfixing

18

8,000

 

1,000

 

 

 

 

 

Other Construction Traineeship

 

 

 

 

Cert II in Glass & Glazing

12

3,000

-

500

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School based traineeships

The Construction Training Fund can support eligible employers with up to $3,000 (including relevant supplements) for school based trainees in the following qualifications:

Certificate II Building Maintenance
Certificate II Building and Construction (Trades pathway 52443WA)
Certificate II Building and Construction (Para-professional pathway 52642WA)

Please note all figures quoted for grants do not include GST.

For more information on conditions, eligibility and payment structures, contact us on (08) 9244 0100 or email inquiries@bcitf.org.

The Construction Training Fund's grants are in addition to current employer incentives provided by the Commonwealth Government. For more information on these and other financial incentives, contact an Australian Apprenticeship Centre on 13 38 73 or alternatively the Apprenticeship Office on 13 19 54.

Please ensure you have read the relevant section relating to traineeship grants in the Guidelines document.