What is a cadetship?
Cadetships are a way in which businesses can support students studying at a tertiary level to develop practical experience in their chosen field of study. A cadetship is more than a scholarship. It is a holistic approach to the development of a young person in the workplace see how.
This support can take on a number of forms – from paid work experience during a semester break to reimbursement of students to assist with their study.
Employers not only have an opportunity to support young people but it also gives them a chance to grow their own skilled workforce while trialling prospective future employees and assessing their skills and suitability for their organisation.
Cadetship models can be developed to meet the needs of both business and the cadets they are supporting.
More information about cadetships in the Western Riverina can be found here
- Cadetships are offered by accountants Click here
- Cadetships in the IT industry Click here
- Australian Government Departments cadetships Click here
- Cadetships in teaching (NSW) Click here
- Locally, cadetships are regularly offered by Pinnacle Accountants, PHL Surveying, and Murrumbidgee Irrigation
- Casella Family Brands have done and can do cadetships. Students finishing year 12 and wanting a winemaking or viticulture career are encouraged to contact the HR team
Apprenticeships are a great way to combine training and employment and they can lead to a nationally recognised qualification.
Most traineeships range from a Certificate II level but can also be up to Diploma level in certain areas. They are available across a huge range of vocational areas.
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