Role of School Regions

  • Read the Information for NSW DEC School Regions document
  • Liaise with schools to ensure the Application to Establish a School Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship form is completed including student needs assessment.
  • Liaise with schools to ensure the Employer Questionnaire and Checklist for potential employers of a school based trainee is completed.
  • Liaise with State Training Services Industry Training Advisor to ensure they have undertaken a similar process with potential employers of a school based apprentice.
  • Confirm the appropriate HSC VET course for the school based training component from the www.sbatinnsw.info website or Board of Studies website www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/voc_ed/apprenticeships-traineeships.html
  • Check that RTO is aware they need to deliver training that complies with the NSW Board of Studies HSC guidelines and course descriptions, including preparation for the optional HSC exam.
  • Sign and approve the training plan prepared by the RTO. Check and confirm that the training plan complies with Board of Studies course requirements.
  • Attend sign-up meeting where possible, and ensure that the student is provided with a Contacts Card and Record of Attendance at Work booklet at the sign-up meeting.
  • Provide advice to all parties about the notification process and Incident Report for any grievances, issues or concerns.