Become an business trainee


Get qualified in business

Business qualifications equip you to play a critical role in the functioning of an organisation.

Business trainees can expect work opportunities in a range of businesses such as:

  • legal and accounting firms
  • government
  • transport companies
  • schools
  • universities
  • service providers.
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What does a business trainee do?

Depending on your traineeship and the organisation you work with, you may find yourself performing:

writing tasks – letters and reports
financial tasks – banking and payroll
office technology tasks – photocopiers and switchboards
computer technology tasks – databases and spreadsheets

This is a great career to pursue if you:

  • are a good communicator with tact and discretion
  • follow instructions methodically
  • display initiative and can work under pressure

Become a business trainee

  • Enjoy our quality accredited business training
  • Get paid while you learn about business processes
  • Gain experience in a workplace
  • Experience success with our ongoing support and mentoring

Courses available

  • Traineeships

    If you’re ready to work in business, you can apply today. Even if no positions are currently advertised, you can fill in an application and we will contact you to arrange an interview.

    Common traineeships are:

    BSB30120 – Certificate III in Business
    BSB40120 – Certificate IV in Business

    Contact AGA to determine which might suit you best.


    Business traineeships take approximately 12 to 18 months to complete.

    All the training for these qualifications take place in the workplace, usually with one employer. Your traineeship will be like having a regular job but you will be earning a nationally recognised qualification along the way.

  • School-Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBAT)

    School pathways allow you to continue at secondary school, completing VCE or VCAL while gaining qualifications to kick-start your career after school.

    BSB20120 – Certificate II in Workplace Skills

    Business traineeships become available throughout the year. Positions will be advertised on our website when they become available.

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