Frequently asked questions

To be eligible to apply for the Audi Certified Apprenticeship Program you need to have the following:

  • Australian Citizenship or Australian Permanent Residency
  • Minimum Year 10 Certificate

As a qualified mechanic, with a nationally recognised qualification, you can move to any Audi dealership if you choose.

The Audi Certified Apprenticeship Program trains you to become a nationally recognised mechanic. This training program will take a new apprentice three years to complete. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) or Credit transfer (CT) may be available to you if you have already undertaken training at another training organisation. After qualifying as an Audi Technician you can continue your progressional development through the Audi Technical Training Pathways.

Yes, you will. An Audi apprentice is employed and paid while undergoing training to become a nationally recognised mechanic.

If you would like to find out what your wage is or when you will progress to your next pay level, you will need to phone the Fair Work Ombudsman on 13 13 94 or visit the following link for further information www.fairwork.gov.au

Audi will facilitate and cover the travel costs (e.g. flights and accommodation) for apprentices attending training at the Audi Centre of Excellence in Sydney, NSW. Audi will also provide daily catering and meal allowances to the apprentices in attendance. Any cost of your nationally recognised qualification training will be covered by your employing Audi dealership.

Depending on your residing state of employment you may be eligible for financial incentives and benefits throughout the duration of your apprenticeship. Some of these incentives and benefits may include the below:

  • Trade support loans
  • Living away from home allowance
  • Youth allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY
  • Discounted health care and travel allowance

To find out more about which incentives and benefits you may be eligible for please visit the following website www.apprenticeshipsupport.com.au

Audi Certified Apprenticeship training takes place at the Audi Centre of Excellence in Sydney, NSW. Training modules are delivered roughly every 6 weeks, resulting in 8-9 weeks of training at the training centre across a calendar year. If required each Audi Apprentice is given return travel and accommodation for the week of the scheduled training.

During your initial sign up your employer will involve their chosen Apprenticeship Network Provider to assist in the completion and signing of your training contract. Audi has teamed up with Apprenticeship Support Australia as our recommended Apprenticeship Network Provider. ASA will be able to provide you and your employer with support throughout the life of your apprenticeship to find out more or to contact your local ASA office please visit their website www.apprenticeshipsupport.com.au

If for whatever reason your apprenticeship is terminated by yourself or your employer, you may be eligible to receive a statement of attainment outlining your completed units of competency that contribute towards the nationally recognised qualification.

If you have not obtained any units of competency but had attended the training you may be eligible to receive a statement of attendance for your records.

Your training record is yours to keep and may be used to show new employers the training you have attended and/or completed. It is important to Audi that all apprenticeship training records are up-to-date, to ensure individuals progress and achievement of competencies for apprentices are readily available for review.

If your new training contract is for the same or similar nationally recognised qualification, you may be granted credit transfer (CT) or recognised prior learning (RPL) for previous competencies or experience.

If you relocate and manage to be employed by another Audi dealer you can continue your training contract with the Audi Certified Apprenticeship Program. If you do not secure an apprenticeship with another Audi dealer you can transfer your apprenticeship over to another training organisation and continue your training as per normal for the remaining duration of your training contract.

Contact us.

Address
Audi Centre of Excellence
Unit 15, 100 Belmore Road North
Riverwood, NSW, 2210
Sydney, Australia

Phone
02 9021 5333

Email
acep@audi.com.au

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