What is a Traineeship?
Traineeships are work based training programs that combine work and formal training, and includes paid employment.
• A training contract is signed by The Reject Shop and the Team Member.
• The training program is delivered by a Registered Training Organisation that meets State or Territory Training Authorities requirements and leads to a nationally recognised qualification.
What are the benefits for participating in a Traineeship?
Benefits for Team Members include:
• Receiving structured training for the period of the Traineeship
• The opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
• Building a solid foundation for their future employment
• The opportunity to further their career with The Reject Shop
Who provides the training?
A Registered Training Organisation will conduct the formal training and assessment components of the Traineeship. Store Management will supervise on the job training.
What is a Training Contract?
The Training Contract is legally binding and signed by the Team Member and The Reject Shop as an agreement to work and train together until the Team Member gains their qualification. If the Team Member is under 18 their Parent or Guardian must also sign the training contract.
How long does a Traineeship take to complete?
This depends on the Traineeship and the State or Territory that the Traineeship is completed in. In general the following durations apply:
• Full time Traineeships are usually completed within 24 months.
How much are Team Members undertaking a Traineeship paid?
The Reject Shop is party to a national collective Employment Agreement. Trainees are paid the same hourly rate as other Team Members.
Does the Team Member need to pay any costs?
No. The training program costs are paid by The Reject Shop.