Solar apprenticeships for women - Employer info

Be part of the clean energy revolution

Take on an apprentice in the Solar Victoria Apprenticeships for Women program and get a 50% discount off the cost of your new apprentice — and help boost the employment of women in non-traditional trades!

The Victorian Government has launched new training and support measures to ensure women are part of Victoria’s transition to a clean and efficient energy future.

The program encourages women to take up electrical or plumbing apprenticeships in the Solar industry.

As an employer, you’ll receive a significant discount on the cost of employing your apprentice for the first two years of their training.

Get involved in AGA’s new Solar Victoria Apprenticeships for Women program — and be part of this exciting growth industry for the future.


What is the Solar Victoria Apprenticeships for Women program?

AGA and Solar Victoria are working together to boost the number of women in the residential solar, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning industry.

AGA is also receiving funding from Solar Victoria to offer apprenticeships in mechanical services plumbing as part of our Home Heating and Cooling Upgrades program.

These measures will help ensure our state can meet the ongoing demand for skilled workers in the renewable and clean energy sector.

AGA is looking for employers from across Victoria who are keen to lead the industry and take on an apprentice in the Solar Victoria Apprenticeships for Women program. 


What’s included?

AGA will support you and your apprentice throughout their training. You’ll have a dedicated Field Officer to ensure things run smoothly and you have someone you can reach out to if you or your apprentice need assistance or advice.

AGA covers the following for your apprentice:

  • All tuition fees and training materials
  • We’ll pay for required tickets such as Elevated work platform and Working at heights
  • AGA provides all PPE
  • A dedicated Field Officer to support you and your apprentice


What’s involved?

Women of all ages and types of experience are welcome to apply. Successful applicants will undertake a full-time, four-year apprenticeship in one of these trades:

  • UEE30820 — Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • CPC32420 — Certificate III in Plumbing

They will also have the opportunity to become an A-Grade Electrician.


This initiative is funded by Solar Victoria as part of the Training and Workforce Development package.


To register your interest, fill in the form below and our friendly team will contact you within one business day.

Call 1300 000 AGA (242) to learn more.

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