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COVID-19 NEWS (March 2020):  Cash support for employers of apprentices all classes are limited to 5 participants to respect social distancing rules.

Employers of apprentices can apply for an apprentice wage cash subsidy of 50% for the 9 months from the first day of 2020 up to a cap of  $21,000 for each apprentice. Applications open in April 2020.

See this sites for full details https://www.employment.gov.au/supporting-apprentices-and-trainees. 

This grant is aimed at employers with fewer than 20 employees and will be paid quarterly, it applies to apprentices already emplyed and in training before start of March 2020.


Subsidy information:

Apprentice subsidy

Job keeper payment


Please browse out Short Courses and our Apprenticeships.  We look forward to seeing you in our courses at PARTEC.

Telephone: (07) 3849 7878

Please note: Classes at PARTEC are kept small, most classes are still operating, altough large classes have been postponed.


Register click on this link:  https://www.partec.qld.edu.au/polymer-technology-courses


We now have a Certificate III and a Certificate IV in:

Prosthetics and Orthotics Technician Specialisation
of Plastics Fabricator



Visit the Plastic & engineering apprenticeships home page for full details.

PARTEC is one of the Asia Pacific region's leading plastics training, education and technology diffusion facilities.

Apprenticeships training offered by PARTEC is ideal for many trade apprentices, existing tradespeople and businesses in the mining, advanced manufacturing, tooling, energy, water, aviation, transport, marine, fibre composites and construction industries, polymer processing, related toolmaking and tooling design. All training is face-to-face, at our training centre or on site at your place of business.

As an Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO), PARTEC issues qualifications which are recognised Australia wide, in every state and territory and is Queensland's only RTO for toolmaking, composites and plastic industries. PARTEC also has an exclusive contract with the Queensland Government to provide subsidised training for existing workers who are Queensland residents.  This is offered as full certificates and short specific courses.

The training, education, and consulting capability of PARTEC comes from industry recognised up-to-date training facilities and equipment, making it a Centre of Excellence since 1991. Located on the Mt Gravatt TAFE campus Brisbane.

Inquire with us for an apprenticeship in an innovative industry